Hawaiian String Virtuoso

King Bennie Nawahi & His Hawaiians

Copyright Year(s): 2000
Format: CD
Price: $0.00

Track List & Samples

(Tracks with sample are bold.)
  1. Hawaiian Capers
  2. Singin' in the Bathtub
  3. Ukulele Benny
  4. May Day is Lei Day in Hawai`i
  5. Dinah
  6. Mauna Kea
  7. Honolulu Bound
  8. My Little A-1 Brownie
  9. Big Feet Rag
  10. My Girl From the South Sea Isles
  11. Ticklin' the Strings
  12. Black Boy Blues
  13. California Blues
  14. I've Seen My Baby
  15. Waikiki Blues
  16. I Went to Hilo
  17. Guitar Rhythm
  18. Hawaiian Melody
  19. Aloha Means I Love You
  20. Wiggle Yo Toes
  21. Otto Wood, The Bandit
  22. Maui No La Ka Oi
  23. I'm a Dreamer Aren't We All

Album Notes

Bennie Nawahi was one of the true masters of the Hawaiian steel guitar, ukulele and just about any instrument with strings on it. Not only does his work rank as some of the greatest Hawaiian music ever recorded, the imaginative, accomplished phrasing in his solos make him one of the unheralded giants 1920s string jazz. This overview covers Bennie's singing and instrumental work on native Hawaiian melodies, the blues, jazz, pop and rural music he heard on the mainland, and some of his own dazzling instrumental compositions.

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