Ukulele Showcase - Finest of the Fine
Music is magic! It can help you do away with your headache. It makes you miss somebody, who usually you have no time in your busy schedule to miss. It refreshes your memory about the places you have been to, the people you have met, and expands your imagination to the places you have never experienced. I am talking about the music feast tonight at the Japanese American National Museum - the Southern California Ukulele Showcase.
Joined Little Tokyo's residents and visitors to
celebrate all things 'uke.'
Chose a seating in the front so I could see the stage clearly with my short-sighted glasses. Took a sound breath, and relaxed. Daniel Ho, Heard Ohta Jr. and their ukuleles, the sweet voices of the duo Makena, the seductive Hula dance... I could feel the wind, smell the beaches, touch the sunlight and hear the aloha spirit of
The genius humorous King Kukulele, the intellectual Dan "Soybean" Sawyer, the wild
Make me happy
Make me feel fine
Tiny bubbles make me warm all over with a
feeling that I'm gonna love you
("Tiny Bubbles" in tribute to Don Ho - performed by a group of the finest artists in the field of 'uke.')
And I feel warm.