Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...brilliant as to seem effortless.? Keola Beamer, R. Carlos Nakai and Geoff Keezer at JDHS: A unique trio of Hawaiian guitarist Beamer, Native American flautist Nakai and Jazz pianist Keezer. Each musician performed in solo, duet and trio formats...
GCI: Live music from Dan Hopson

GCI, located at 118 Seward St., will host free live music with classical guitarist Dan Hopson and will be serving locally made ice cream from Coppa. Hopson, who performs most weekends during dinner hour at the...
JAHC concert to feature Hawaiian slack key guitarist and collaborators

...season Saturday, featuring slack key guitarist Keola Beamer and Native American flutist...many facets of "aloha." Slack key guitarist and vocalist Beamer, hailed by Willie...collaborations include projects with guitarist William Eaton, flutist Paul Horn, and...
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award

...Washington, D.C., consists of lead vocalist/mandolinist/fiddler Solivan, banjoist Mike Munford, bassist Dan Booth and guitarist Chris Luquette. Booth is also from Alaska and has known Solivan since they were 14 and 18 respectively.Solivan and his...
Artist profile: Blues guitarist and singer Kal David

When blues guitarist Kal David was in his first band in high school in Chicago, he and...Bluesbreakers and for Johnny Rivers. Rivers had this to say of his guitarist: "Kal David has become a combo of all the best blues/jazz guitar...
Young blues guitarist David Jacobs-Strain wrestles with tradition

...young man working in a genre that reveres tradition, blues guitarist-singer-songwriter David Jacobs-Strain could make it...Mahal, who I saw at a club in town." Veteran blues slide guitarist and songwriter Walker T. Ryan became his mentor when he was...
Burrous to present a Tom Waits tribute show, other concerts in March

Blues guitarist Sammy Burrous is headed back to Juneau for a visit next month, and he's lined up shows at several venues. On Friday, March...
Folk Fest profile: Jake & Roxy

...a family band that included his dad - well-known local guitarist John Unzicker - his mom and other relatives."It was pretty...was a constant presence. Unzicker said in addition to his guitarist dad and flutist mom, he benefited from the musical knowledge...
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Devil's Club, visiting dance instructors kick off Blues Dance Weekend

...This weekend, Juneau dancers have the chance to take advantage of a convergence of talent: a visit from well-known blues guitarist Sammy Burrous, who will be playing with his band Devils Club, and a visit from blues dancers and instructors Ruth & Mike...
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen win Instrumental Group of the Year at the IBMAs

...The four-man band consists of lead vocalist/mandolinist/fiddler Solivan, banjoist Munford, bassist Dan Booth and guitarist Chris Luquette, who received the 2013 Instrumentalist of The Year Momentum Award at last year's IBMAs. Booth is also from...


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