Keaoola
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Other Percussion, Piano, Upright bass, Cello.

ABOUT

Violinist/Fiddler born in Honolulu. Music degrees from U. of Illinois. Performed in Classical ensembles, jazz, gypsy jazz, blues, celtic, salsa, cajun/zydeco, middle eastern, bluegrass, folk, latin, ragtime bands, etc. Performed with It's a Beautiful Day, Johnny Nitro, Don Ho, Ledward Ka'apana, Brian Keith of Bill Monroe's band. Former faculty of N. Carolina School of the Arts and Salem College and currently Music Director of Mission Dolores Academy String Instruction Program. Studied with David Baker, Darol Anger, David Balakrishnan, Matt Glaser of Berklee Music School, Jeremy Cohen, Julian Smedley, Wayne Wallace, Anthony Blea, etc. Performed on National TV and recorded on 5 Grammy Award Winning CDs.

Screen name:
Keaoola
Member since:
Mar 14 2013
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Louis Armstrong, D. Reinhardt, S. Grapelli, Jean Luc Ponty, Stuff Smith, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Sonny Rollins, Bill Monroe, Bob Will, Asleep at the Wheel, Beattles, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Tito Puento, Celia Cruz, Genoa Keawe, Alfred Apaka, Ledward Ka'apana, Queen Liliuokalani, Balfa Brothers, Buckwheat Zydeco, Frank Sinatra, Whitney Housten, Nat King Cole, Muddy Waters, BB King, etc.

Instrument experience:

Violin:
Expert
Fiddle:
Advanced
Ukulele:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Modern Italian Violins, Fishman and Roland amplifiers.

MUSIC