Synonyms for pahinui or Related words with pahinui
Examples of "pahinui"
Gabby's children are active in the Hawaiian music scene, notably Cyril
, James "Bla"
, all of whom played on the Gabby Band recordings and have since become professional musicians. (Philip, who played on the first two "Gabby Band" albums, chose not to pursue music professionally.)
One day his father brought him a Victrola and some records. One of them was "Hi'ilawe" by Gabby
. Chillingworth was inspired. When Chillingworth was fifteen, he visited Honolulu and his mother arranged a meeting with
. After high school, Chillingworth moved to Honolulu and joined
, Andy Cummings and others at clubs, lu'aus and all-night jam sessions.
was inducted into the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame in 2002.
The Honolulu Star Bulletin Newspaper stated about
"The thing about Gabby
," says DeSoto Brown, a Hawaiian cultural-history expert whose brother worked with
, "was not only that he was an outstanding musician and entertainer, and a central figure – maybe THE central figure – of the Hawaiian Renaissance in the '70s, but that he was an inspiration to others. Thousands of Hawaiian kids learned that they were worthy as a people because of Gabby's example."
(born April 21, 1950) is a slack-key guitarist and singer of Hawaiian music.
(; April 22, 1921 – October 13, 1980) was a slack-key guitarist and singer of Hawaiian music.
Winston also produces recordings of Hawaiian slack-key guitarists for his own record label, Dancing Cat Records, including artists Keola Beamer, Sonny Chillingworth, Leonard Kwan, Dennis Kamakahi, Ray Kane, Cyril
, Ledward Kaapana, Georg Kuo, Ozzie Kotani, George Kahumoku, Jr., Moses Kahumoku, Cinty Combs, and others. He is also working on recording the American traditional musicians Sam Hinton, Rick Epping, and Curt Bouterse.
At the start of her public career, Salazar performed with Hawaiian headliners such as Don Ho, Ohta-San, Ed Kenney and Charles K.L. Davis. She was introduced to the world of Kihoalu by friend Nelson Hiu. Combining music theory with her repertoire of Hawaiian songs and slack key, Salazar developed her playing skills with help from her professors and other fellow musicians such as George Kuo, Bla
, Dennis Kamakahi, George Kahumoku Jr. and Sonny Chillingworth. Other musical influences include Joni Mitchell, Johnny Mathis, Connie Francis, Stevie Wonder, Genoa Keawe, Gabby
, Lena Machado Marvin Gaye, Debussy, Ravel, Bach, Rachmaninov.
The soundtrack uses Hawaiian music, featuring artists including Gabby
, Ray Kane, Keola Beamer, Lena Machado, Sonny Chillingworth, Jeff Peterson, Makana, and Reverend Dennis Kamakahi.
Peter Moon was born on the island of Oʻahu to Wook and Shay-Yung Moon. From the late 1950s through the 1960s, he gained musical inspiration, insight, and knowledge; playing as a Maile Serenader with Gabby "Pops"
in the 1960s. Later, in the 1970s, he also served as Gabby's manager. Soon after, Moon became a founding member of The Sunday Manoa, along with Palani Vaughn, Alfred "Baby" Kalima, and Cyril
(one of Gabby's sons). After Vaughan and Cyril left the group, Moon released another album (Hawaiian Time) with Kalima and Cyril's older brother, "Bla"
. Kalima and
moved on and Moon remained the only member and recruited Robert and Roland Cazimero who were a few years younger. In 1971, their first album, "Guava Jam" was released and became seen as the spark of the Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance. Two more albums were released, but personal conflicts within the group led to their eventual breakup.
In 1960 they opened at the Sandbox in Honolulu and were soon the highest paid Hawaiian group in the Islands. In 1961 they released their first album, "Gabby
with The Sons of Hawaii."
Leland "Atta" Isaacs Sr. (1929–1983) was a Hawaiian slack-key composer known for his C major Tuning ("Atta's C," C-G-E-G-C-E), and for his work with Gabby
In addition to playing with the Lim Family, Sonny played with the Makaha Sons of Ni’ihau (using the stage name "Kohala") in the late-1970s, and he has shared the stage with many other Hawaiian artists such as Cyril
On November 8 and 9, 1992, Browne performed in Honolulu with Bonnie Raitt, Crosby, Stills & Nash and the
Brothers in a benefit concert for the victims of Hurricane Iniki which had devastated the Island of Kauai two months earlier.
The Hawaiian Renaissance was a resurgence in interest in Hawaiian music, especially slack-key, among ethnic Hawaiians. Long-standing performers like Gabby
found their careers revitalized;
, who had begun recording in 1947, finally reached mainstream audiences across the United States when sessions on which Ry Cooder played with him and his family were released as "The Gabby
Hawaiian Band, Vol. 1" on a major mainland label.
inspired a legion of followers who played a mix of slack-key, reggae, country, rock and other styles. The more traditional players included Leland "Atta" Isaacs, Sr., Sonny Chillingworth, Ray Kane, Leonard Kwan, Ledward Ka`apana, Dennis Pavao, while Keola Beamer and Peter Moon have been more eclectic in their approach. The Emerson brothers rekindled the classic sound of Sol Ho'opi'i with the National steel guitar on their vintage 1920s stylings. George Kanahele's Hawaiian Music Foundation did much to spread slack-key and other forms of Hawaiian music, especially after a major 1972 concert.
In 1972, she was still performing. "Honolulu Star-Bulletin" columnist Ben Wood recalled playing recordings for her featuring Gabby
, Sonny Chillingworth, Atta Isaacs and Eddie Kamae. He later wrote: "When the music started, Iolani fell silent and a distant look came to her eyes. Then she sprang up and started dancing to the music. I was in awe."
In 2013, Cyril received a fellowship from the Native Arts & Culture Foundation to produce "Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril
& Friends", a program of traditional Hawaiian music developed for PBS Hawaii. In 2014, he received a Nā Hōkū Hanohano Lifetime Achievement Award for perpetuating the craft of slack key music through performance and teaching.
The group was originally formed in 1960 under the leadership of Gabby
with members Eddie Kamae, Joe Marshall and David "Feet" Rogers. Each of these musicians came to the group with years of experience in not only Hawaiian music, but many other kinds, such as American swing, Jazz and Latin rhythms.
At the 1st Annual Seattle Slack Key Guitar Festival, his son Cyril
related a story about how Gabby got his name. In his early career, he played steel guitar with an orchestra. The standard costume for the gig was gabardine pants—hence his name.
During these years, Shane (the phonetic spelling he has used since 1957) taught himself to play first ukulele and then guitar, influenced especially by Hawaiian slack key guitarists like Gabby
. It was also during these years that Shane met Punahou classmate Dave Guard and began performing with him at parties and school variety shows.
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