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April 19, 2013 12:00 AM

Ukulele hero: Jake Shimabukuro masters the four-string melody

One man. Four strings. Millions of views. That’s how it started for ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro. Slowly making a name for himself over the years, Shimabukuro’s fame sky-rocketed after his ukulele virtuosity was showcased on YouTube. He tackled Queen’s epic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and people started to take notice including — as he would find out — some of rock’s royalty.

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