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Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro pulls together an all-star list of talent for his new album

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                                Jake Shimabukuro’s “Jake & Friends,” which was released Friday, features an A-list of pop musicians, many of them performing some of their signature songs.

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    Jake Shimabukuro’s “Jake & Friends,” which was released Friday, features an A-list of pop musicians, many of them performing some of their signature songs.

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                                Jake Shimabukuro and blues-rocker Jesse Colin Young ­recorded “Get Together” for the new album. “He comes to (music) in a very childlike way, and you hear him discovering it,” Young said of Shimabukuro. “He goes to that magical Jake place, and you get the feeling he’s discovering it himself for the first time.”

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    Jake Shimabukuro and blues-rocker Jesse Colin Young ­recorded “Get Together” for the new album. “He comes to (music) in a very childlike way, and you hear him discovering it,” Young said of Shimabukuro. “He goes to that magical Jake place, and you get the feeling he’s discovering it himself for the first time.”

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                                Kenny Loggins joined Jake Shimabukuro to record a rendition of “Why Not?”

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    Kenny Loggins joined Jake Shimabukuro to record a rendition of “Why Not?”

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                                Jake Shimabukuro’s new album “Jake & Friends” was released Friday.

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    Jake Shimabukuro’s new album “Jake & Friends” was released Friday.

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