Sorry the image is a little blurry but it’s the only one available that memorializes my impromptu performance last month with Henry Kaleialoha Allen at the Iao Theatre in Wailuku. I was the opening act for the Kalama Intermediate School’s Ukulele Explosion event on May 9th. Try to imagine over 50 kids in matching aloha… Continue reading
I’m working on a new release that will feature The Stick with lots of drums and percussion to spice things up. It’s about halfway finished so I imagine it will be ready sometime this summer. Last May, when I met Carlos Santana under the banyan tree here in Lahaina, I rushed home and tried to… Continue reading
Aloha everyone! Hope your New Year is off to a good start. It’s been busy around here, what with the annual return of the humpback whales and our winter visitors, things are definitely hopping on Maui. Shortly after the release of my Beatles CD last May, I began work in earnest on this new album…. Continue reading
I recently sent an email to all my fans and friends. It was titled “Sending You A Sunset From Lahaina” and it included the photo above, with one big exception. Sean Stirling, the graphic designer for my CD “Suntan Lady”, said he “could not help himself” and he returned it to me the way you… Continue reading
Here’s another tune from my recent CD, “The Chapman Stick Meets The Beatles”. It’s one of my personal favorites from the album. When you hear it, you’ll know why. Hope you’ll enjoy it. Click here to download You can preview and download the entire CD on Facebook. P.S. If you stop by Facebook, I hope… Continue reading
Aye, blokes- in it’s entirety, ‘ere’s a track from me bloody new CD, “The Chapman Stick meets The Beatles”. Enjoy. And God Save The Queen…
Imagine the full, rich sound of The Chapman Stick at your Maui wedding. I’ve played at quite a few over the years- from Makena to Kapalua. Here’s a four-minute .mp3 demo of traditional wedding songs on The Stick. Please contact me directly for rates and availability. Mahalo.
What is this Chapman Stick instrument that plays ALL of the music on this album? It is a newer development in the string instrument world, invented in the 1970’s. Tapped with both hands (more like a piano than a guitar), it has components of bass, guitar, keyboards and drums. It is capable of simultaneous multi-part… Continue reading
Are you a Beatles fan? I hope so because, if you are, I have a real treat in store for you! I’ve just released a brand new CD with NOTHING BUT BEATLES. All recorded on The Chapman Stick, of course. Take a listen to 30 sec. previews of all 16 tracks for FREE If you… Continue reading
Click above to hear a brand new song that I have not yet released on any album. A rainy day on Maui with Michael Kollwitz and his Chapman Stick and Steve Hargrave from Phoenix on drums. Enjoy! P.S. We like to call it ‘Liquid Sunshine’ here!