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GUEST,Anna Wow!! (Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele virtuoso) (46) RE: Wow!! 28 Jun 05

Although I can't fault the performance, which was pretty darn amazing. What always gets me is peoples reactions to performances like this. He can play his instrument, woo hoo! This is a common occurance that I find in the classical world, you find people that are gifted, talented and amazing. It's expected. Why is this not the case in the folk world? I was performing concertos with orchestras at the age of 15 ... I could play my instrument. Why do people seem so surprised in folk?

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