Fourth compilation of performances by Slack Key Masters, "live" in concert from Maui!

Spirit of Hawaiian Slack Key
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  Song List

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track# song name performer track time
1 Hawaiian War Chant (vocal) George Kahumoku Jr.
Norton Buffalo
2 Wahine 'Ilikea  (vocal) Dennis Kamakahi (2:58)
3 Hi'ilawe  (vocal) Owana Salazar (3:48)
4 Na Ali'i Puolani  (vocal) Sonny Lim
Keoki Kahumoku
Peter deAquino
Sterling Seaton
5 Moana Chimes (instrumental) Bobby Ingano w/Derrick Mau (2:48)
6 Ka Uluwehi O Ke Kai  (vocal) George Kahumoku Jr. (2:00)
7 Lahainaluna  (vocal) Keoki Kahumokuw/Herb Ohta Jr (3:37)
8 I Ali'i No 'Oe  (vocal) Richard Ho`opi`i (2:06)
9 Maunakea  (vocal) Dennis Kamakahi (4:52)
10 Pomaika'i (instrumental) Daniel Ho (1:19)
11 La Canción de los Paniolos  (instrumental) Peter deAquino
Sterling Seaton
Bobby Ingano
George Kahumoku Jr.

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards nominee for Best Hawaiian Music Album!

The 4th recording of "live", on-stage performances, selected from the Fifth year of the Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concerts on the island of Maui.

This CD features master guitarists: Dennis Kamakahi, Owana Salazar, Sonny Lim, Keoki Kahumoku, Daniel Ho and George Kahumoku Jr.  

With special guests: Richard Hoopii, Bobby Ingano, Herb Ohta Jr., Norton Buffalo, and Derrick Mau.  Also featured are the young next generation nephews  -Peter DeAquino and Sterling Seaton.

Every track is a live recording from the weekly performances. If you're a fan of Hawaiian slack key guitar, and especially if you've attended one of the weekly live concerts, this is a "must" keepsake. If you haven't attended any of the performances, here's your opportunity to hear what you've been missing!


Liner Notes

Slack key guitar has been the music of Hawai'i since the 1800’s.  Traditionally played in island backyards, slack key has come to represent  Hawai'i as a true folk art form and is now known and enjoyed around the world.

At the weekly Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert Series on Maui,  Hawaii’s best musicians gather to play this unique style of music. This is the  fourth collection of songs recorded live at this show. The first three albums won GRAMMY awards for Best Hawaiian Album: Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Volume One (2006), Legends of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar (2007), and Treasures of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar (2008).

The concert series continues at the Napili Kai Beach Resort in West Maui.
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CD also includes song notes.

Daniel Ho : mixing, mastering & graphic design
Paul Konwiser: liner notes
Peter deAquino, Sterling Seaton: live recording engineers
Shane Tegarden: group photos of George Kahumoku, Jr./Dennis Kamakahi/Richard Ho'opi'i & Peter deAquino/Sterling Seaton
Tammy Osurman: additional artists photos
Lydia Miyashiro: photo of Daniel Ho
Doug Katsumoto: photography, graphic design
Produced by George Kahumoku, Jr., Paul Konwiser, Wayne Wong, Daniel Ho, & Dennis Kamakahi
Guitar photos courtesy of YAMAHA Guitars
Record Label: Daniel Ho Creations
Release Date: September 2008

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