Silver Spring, MD , USDA – The Folk Alliance has announced three late-night showcases at the 16th Annual International Folk Alliance Conference in San Diego.
Friday February 27, 2004, 10:45pm
NATIVE AMERICAN SHOWCASE
Details to be announced soonSaturday February 28, 2004, 10:45pm
George Kahumoku (12 string slack key guitar, vocals and story telling)
Keoki Kahumoku (6 string slack key guitar, ukulele, vocals)
Dennis Kamakahi (6 string slack key guitar, vocals)
David (Kawika) Kamakahi (ukulele, vocals)
Patrick Landeza (6 string slack key guitar, vocals)
Herb Ohta Jr. (ukulele, vocals) http://www.herbohtajr.com.
And hula dancers to be announced.
The San Diego conference will also feature workshops on classical Cambodian dance, Iranian santuri, Hawaiian Music and Corridos, The Mexican Narrative Ballad.
The conference brochure is going out this week via bulk mail but it is already on our website as a pdf file at www.folk.org.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.