Via Open Culture, a great short video about a music professor who gave scrapped wood from a concert hall a new life of its own.
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Under the Boardwalk, A Ukulele Love Story tells the story of how a small house party in an out of the way town in California grows into the biggest ukulele club in the world. It is also the story of how a small instrument makes a long journey from Portugal to Hawaii to the mainland, lands in people’s hearts, and creates a uniquely Hawaiian-American musical tradition that is currently experiencing a world wide revival.
For nearly 100 years, Kamaka and Sons' 'ukuleles, produced from their tiny shop in Honolulu, have been the gold standard for 'ukuleles worldwide. This program is a story about the values of hard work, fortitude, honesty and creativity from a distinctly Hawaiian point of view.Click the link to watch it on PBS, if that's available to you, or you can watch it on YouTube below.