Taimane Gardner

Why I Uke: Taimane Finds Inspiration in Nature and Dreams | Ukulele MagazineTaimane Tauiliili Bobby Gardner[1] (born February 13, 1989) is an American ukulele virtuoso and composer. Taimane was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and is of Samoan, German, Irish, French, and Swedish descent. Her name translates to diamond in Samoan language. Taimane began playing the ukulele at the age of 5. She was discovered by legendary musician Don Ho at age 13 and also studied under Jake Shimabukuro as a teenager. She graduated from Waldorf School before attending Kapiolani Community College. Taimane became a popular local musician on the Waikiki performance circuit as a teenager. See for more.

Stairway to Heaven


Love Song

3 Songs from Her New Album

Phantom of the Opera

& Jake Shimabukuro – Bodysurfing

performs “Led Zeppelin Meets Beethoven

Fur Elise | Soul Sessions

Mission Impossible, James Bond, Tico Tico Medley

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