Music

'Take Five' ala ukulele in Little Tokyo



In honor of Dave Brubeck, who died yesterday, a video of his 1960s hit "Take Five' being performed live on the electric ukulele by Brittni Paiva at the 2008 SoCal Ukulele Showcase, held at the Japanese American National Museum in downtown. "THE BEST cover´╗┐ of 'Take Five' I've heard," says a commenter on YouTube. "I really mean it!"


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