These Broadway stars, according to press notes, "will delve into the history of the uke starting with its Hawaiian origins and its explosion in the US in the 1920's all the way to its current pop music resurgence." Attendees can expect a mix of traditional Hawaiian, American Songbook, Broadway, rock, contemporary and original songs.
Birdland is located at 315 W. 44th St. There is a $25 cover charge and a $10 food/drink minimum. Visit www.BirdlandJazz.com.
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