Jazz was born in America at the beginning of the 20th century. This new musical idiom combined European classical music, the complex rhythm of African music, and American pop music.
Ukulele was introduced in Hawaii in the 19th century. The Hawaiian people adopted this new instrument and made it popular worldwide. In fact, today the ukulele is an icon of Hawaiian music and has given rise to ukulele fever.
In the past, "Jazz" and "Ukulele" followed two parallel of evolution. However, the popularity of jazz and ukulele fever made it inevitable that these two musical forms come together. This collection of six songs highlights some great examples of this exciting new musical combination.