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Disability rights advocate Don Brandon dies at 60

...organization out of Anchorage in the mid-80s, also bonded with Brandon over music. "He was a guitar-player and crooner," Beck said. "I'm a guitar-player too, so we definitely hit it off there."A member of the Juneau Dipsticks, Brandon was...
Folk fest profile: Maridon Boario

...including her sister Sara, cousins Julia and Emily Garrity, and uncle John Garrity. Emily, who lives in Homer, was the guitar player in Ray Garrity's band, Ray-Jen Cajun, which he formed with his longtime partner, Jen King.Ray Garrity, a...
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A bridge between generations: Cyril George remembered

...Alaska Native Brotherhood, among other organizations. He was also a seine boat captain, woodworker, accomplished guitar player and amateur photographer.He had six children, five boys (Richard, Jeffrey, Byron, Joseph and Cyril Jr.) and...
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JAHC concert to feature Hawaiian slack key guitarist and collaborators

...many facets of "aloha." Slack key guitarist and vocalist Beamer, hailed by Willie Nelson as the "best slack key guitar player on the planet," was one of Hawai'i's first recording artists to integrate Hawaiian chants and instruments into...
Deering & Deering

...lightening for making that video," joked Lahna of her church-going father.Set in a church with Rev as a preacher guitar player, Lahna dances around the church belting out the song - liberating and transforming church ladies into "righteous...
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council kicks off 40th year Saturday

...Moanalani Beamer, as well as local dancers. Beamer, nominated for a Grammy in 2013, was labeled the "best slack key guitar player on the planet by Willie Nelson.California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio, Monday, Jan 27, TMHS Auditorium...
Randolph Sterling Eubanks

...coming out to watch with a bowl of popcorn. He also loved to fish and camp with his family and friends. He was a great guitar player and always managed to find someone to play with, friends, nephews, etc. Camping trips around the campfire were...
Green Plastic:

...complicated because it's a lot more complicated with computer-based stuff. You can't do it live unless you have a lead guitar player and someone else to do the sequencing." White knew most of the album from covering part of it while playing in bands...
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Thank you on April 25. Special thanks to caller Odette Foster, fiddle player Tom Paul, piano player Cecily Morris, guitar player John Laskey, banjo player John Church and sound crew John and Terry Laskey. There were 80 kids, parents and teachers...
Keeping the funk alive

...Neville's wife, Gayneille Neville (percussion and vocals); Norman Caesar (keyboards), Neville's nephew; and guitar player Makuni Fukuda. "This is something that stems from the days when black people in America were slaves, and the Native...
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