Editorial Focus: Making a Living and Giving Back

Features and Departments:

  • On the cover: Jake Shimabukuro. The most popular contemporary ukulele player has a COVID-delayed new album, Jake & Friends, featuring the virtuoso performing with an eclectic guest list including Bette Midler, Kenny Loggins, Ziggy Marley, Billy Strings, Vince Gill & Amy Grant, Jack Johnson, and many others. Sure to be an enormous hit!
  • Ukes on Hawaiian Shirts. A photo gallery of designs incorporating ukuleles.
  • Exclusive excerpt from Jim Beloff‘s forthcoming autobiography, UKEtopia: Adventures in the Ukulele World.
  • Gerald Ross. A profile of one of the premier jazz uke players.
  • LessonsFred Sokolow gives instruction on old-timey two-finger picking for uke; Jim D’Ville offers some interval training.
  • Hawaii-based luthier Steve Grimes.
  • Plus, songs to playalbum and gear reviews, and more…

Key Dates:

  • Advertising reservations due by August 20, 2021
  • Advertising materials due by August 27, 2021
  • Issue on sale October 19, 2021
*subject to change