SLACKERS IN PRADISE (Download)

SLACKERS IN PRADISE (Download)

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The first-ever duet album from these two masters of Hawaiian slack key and steel guitar conjures a treasure trove of island music from Hawaiian folk to ragtime, blues, Hawaiian jazz and even polka! Slack key master, producer and composer, Jim "Kimo" West is well known as long-time guitarist for the world s foremost musical satirist, Weird Al Yankovic, who makes an accordion cameo on the Slack Key Polka. Legendary slack and steel guitarist Ken Emerson has a rich musical heritage, having performed and recorded with many iconic Hawaiian. Besides a number of new original pieces this recording includes some vintage Hawaiian jazz such as Hapa Haole Hula Girl, as well as the Fats Waller classic Lulu's Back In Town and even a Rolling Stones cover of Ruby Tuesday played on two slack key guitars.

Track Listing

1. Slackers in Paradise

2. Hapa Haole Hula Girl

3. Aokealoa

4. Me A'u Lei

5. Slack Key Polka

6. Mango Season

7. Ka Nani O Serra da Estrella

8. Ruby Tuesday

9. Silent Movie Slack Key

10. Nu'uanu Waltz

11. Wairoa Ukulele Rag

12. Lulu's Back in Town

13. Hilo Hanakahi

14. Hamakua Hale

15. Mahia

16. Oh Shenandoah