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Hawaii Public Radio (HPR) -A Unique Combination of Jazz, Pop, and Classical
Date: Saturday - 5/27/2017
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Hawaii Public Radio (HPR)
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Music and Memories from Patrick Landeza and Friends, HPR's Atherton Studio, May 19
Hawaiʻi Public Radio presents an evening of music, storytelling, and aloha from Hōkū-winning slack key artist Patrick Landeza in the Atherton Studio on Friday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. Landeza will be featuring songs from his latest album "Hoʻomanaʻo" (translates "to remember"), which is currently on the final ballot of the 2017 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award, Slack Key Album of the Year. He will also share stories of learning slack key from some of the masters of the genre, as detailed in his newly released memoir From the Island of Berkeley, CA. Landeza will be joined by Chris Lau (bass) and Ian O'Sullivan (guitar).
Reservations for Patrick Landeza and Friends may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. Tickets are $30 general, $25 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID; service fees are applied to online orders. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawaiʻi Public Radio, 738 Kāheka Street. Doors open a half hour before the performance. Advance ticket purchase strongly encouraged as the house is frequently sold out before the performance date.
About the artist
When Patrick Landeza became the first mainland-based artist to win the Nã Hōkū Hanohano award in 2013, he told the audience that "being born and raised on the mainland never made me any less Hawaiian." Having initially learned slack key from his family, Landeza later apprenticed with slack key legend Raymond Kāne, and was mentored by slack key masters Cyril Pahinui, George Kuo, and Dennis Kamakahi.
After successful forays into radio, catering, and concert production, Landeza is beginning to focus his attention on future generations. He authored a children's book, Danny's Hawaiian Journey, and now teaches his five children to carry on the Hawaiian music traditions that were passed down to him.
About HPR's Atherton Performing Arts Studio
The Atherton Studio seats 75 people and is home to a magnificent Bösendorfer concert grand piano. The Studio is available for rent for musical performances, community group meetings, and lectures. It is located in the HPR office and studio complex at 738 Kaheka Street, across from the Honolulu Don Quijote. Metered street parking is available, as are paid lots at the First Hawaiian Bank (Kapiolani branch) and in the Pan Am building.
About Hawaii Public Radio
HPR is a private, non-profit organization which broadcasts classical, jazz, and international music; and in-depth news and informational programming from National Public Radio, American Public Media, Public Radio International, and other local, national, and international program sources, as well as programs produced by Hawaii Public Radio. In October 2013, Charity Navigator, the premier charity evaluator, awarded HPR its second consecutive four-star rating for exceptional fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
HPR's mission is to serve the entire population of the state of Hawaii with two excellent program streams. HPR-1, the news magazine and fine arts stream, can currently be heard on Oahu and Kauai (KHPR 88.1 FM and 88.5 FM); Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and West Hawaii (KKUA 90.7 FM); and East Hawaii (KANO 91.1 FM (Hilo) and 94.7 FM (Waimea)). HPR-2, the news, local talk, and music stream, is found on Maui, Molokai, Lanai (KIPM 89.7 FM and KIPH 88.3 FM (Hana)); West Hawaii (KIPM 89.7 FM and KHPH 88.7 FM); Oahu and Kauai (KIPO 89.3 FM; KIPL 89.9 FM)
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