The Yo! Blog Top Ten Ukulele Artists



The Yo! Blog Top Ten Ukulele Musicians

1. Eddie Vedder
American musician and who is best known for
being the lead singer and guitarist in the band
Pearl Jam.

2. The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
A very talented and entertaining group
of Ukulele musicians and singers from
the U.K.

3. Jake Shimabukuro
A hugely talented ukulele musician,
famous for his solo ukulele concerts and
original compositions.

4. Julia Nunes
Ukulele singer/songwriter from New York.
Julia makes up her own harmonies
and sings to them.

5. James Hill
A Canadian musician who specialises in performing
with the ukulele and using it as a method of teaching
music in schools.

6. Aldrine Guerroro
Talented ukulele musician famous for his lessons
associated with the Ukulele Underground website.

7. Taimane Gardner
Another rare female ukulele artist who specialises in
Spanish music. Very energetic and inspiring musician.

8. Israel Kamakawimo
A popular Hawaiian singer and ukulele musician.
He became world famous with his medley of
Somewhere Over the Rainbow and
What a Wonderful World.

9. Roy Smeck
An American musician. His ability on the ukulele
Quickly earned the title of ‘Wizard of the Strings’.

10. George Formby
Good old George! A comedy actor, singer-songwriter
and comedian from the U.K. He sang light-hearted
comical songs on the ukulele which were
particularly popular during the Second World War.