Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Tuesday Tunes by Taimane

Ukulele from a real Hawaiian? Taimane Gardiner. Hat tip tp Gary.

Taimane was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and is of Samoan, German, Irish, French, and Swedish descent. Her name translates to diamond in Samoan language. Taimane began playing the ukulele at the age of 5. She was discovered by legendary musician Don Ho at age 13 and also studied under Jake Shimabukuro as a teenager. She graduated from the Honolulu Waldorf School before attending Kapiolani Community College.

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