James Hill (born 1980) is a classically trained Canadian musician who has focused on the ukulele, both as his primary instrument and as a method of music instruction for school children. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of British Columbia .
Ukulele in the Classroom", a revised program created by James Hill and Doane in 2008 is a staple of music education in Canada.  Urban Guitars Ukulele bass side.
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The lap steel ukulele appears to be a very recent development, with only a handful of professional musicians and large-scale manufacturers addressing the style and instrument. Ukulele musician James Hill commissioned a square-neck raised action resonator ukulele from Beltona Resonator Instruments in order to develop his lap steel ukulele style.
James grew up nearly three thousand miles east of Honolulu in the town of Langley, British Columbia, where ukulele instruction has been mandatory in many schools since the late 1970s. To his fourth grade classmates, the ukulele was a means to an end, a way for them to dip their toes into the vast ocean of music.
However, "if you thought James Hill was simply the ukulele wunderkind, his latest album will convince you that he is also a great songwriter" (Penguin Eggs). The Old Silo sees him charting a course into deeper, rockier waters with Plaskett at the helm.
DUETS FOR ONE: 15 remarkable arrangements., each of which has two distinct ukulele parts (chord accompaniment and melody) that can be played in counterpoint at the same time by one player. The arrangements cater to both advanced beginner and experienced players and there is a warm-up section that introduces the player to the "Duets for One ...
Ukulele in the Classroom – James Hill Ukulele Method Series, Book II – by James Hill & J. Chalmers Doane, Crystal Lake Media (2008) Ukulele in the Classroom – James Hill Ukulele Method Series, Book III – by James Hill & J. Chalmers Doane, Crystal Lake Media (2008) The Ukulele Way - Book 1 by James Hill ISBN 978-0-9868536-2-3
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A number of albums of James Hill have been released. He has an online ukulele guide that helps to learn to play the ukulele. 5. Eddie Kamae. Eddie Kamae was one of Hawaii’s famous ukulele players and founding members of Sons of Hawaii. He is famous for a ukulele player, singer, composer and film producer.