Blues ‘Ukulele / Vocals
Originally from Hawaii, Los Angeles-based Jason Arimoto, also known on YouTube as “facemeltingukulele,” has attracted a following for his blues ‘ukulele covers of Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Wing” and John Mayer’s “Gravity.” His original music blends his island roots with reggae and blues, with soulful vocals combining with a bluesy ‘ukulele tone. Jason performs weekly at Don the Beachcomber in Huntington Beach, California — 16278 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA.
Ukulele, Bass, Drums
Jason is also one of the original members of the Los Angeles based reggae/blues/rock band, JMD. JMD has attracted a following for their inventive fusion of Bob Marley, Sublime, and Jimi Hendrix using three part harmonies and three instruments: an ‘ukulele, bass and drums. JMD performs weekly at Watermans in Hermosa Beach, California — 22 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA.