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Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award

...California as a teenager in 1995, and lived there and in Juneau through 2003, when he accepted a position as electric guitar player in Country Current, the United States Navy's elite country-bluegrass band. He also played mandolin and fiddle...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-05/frank-solivan-and-dirty-kitchen-nominated
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Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen win Instrumental Group of the Year at the IBMAs

...former Juneau jewelry artist Leah Sturgis, he headed to Washington D.C. in 2003 to take a position as electric guitar player in Country Current, the United States Navy's elite country-bluegrass band. He also played mandolin and fiddle...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/frank-solivan-and-dirty-kitchen-win-instr
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Juneau's Jug Buskers: the Shawn McCole Band

...summer of cancellations so McCole kept filling in, eventually collaborating with musicians such as Joe Carson, a guitar player, and Leif Saya, a violin player. Enthusiasm for the band was soon high; one night while they were playing at the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-16/juneaus-jug-buskers-shawn-mccole-band
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-11/musician-honors-uncle-folk-festival-set
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/bridge-between-generations-cyril-george
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/disability-rights-advocate-don-brandon-
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-03/jahc-concert-feature-hawaiian-slack-key-g
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-25/juneau-arts-humanities-council-kicks-40th
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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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000164708485
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-01/deering-deering
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