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The Southern California Slack Key Festival is always a top-quality production that features the world's best slack key players! The outdoor Island Marketplace is open to the public and the VIP Meet and Greet on 1/16 is 5:30-8:30 PM. Visit www.slackkeyfest for more info!Tickets Save
Sounds Like: Dennis Kamakahi, Cyril Pahinui
Manager: Pam Lindell
Bio: Musician, composer, producer, Patrick Kahakauwila Kamaholelani Landeza is considered a leading exponent of the Hawaiian slack key style. Born and raised in Berkeley to Hawaii-born parents, Patrick picked up guitar while in high school and learned from the styles best players. A protégé of the Ha...See Full Bio
“Although you won't hear his work in the "The Descendants," Patrick Landeza received one of the highest honors in Hawaiian music last spring when he became the first Mainland-born Hawaiian nominated for a Na Hoku Hanohano Award. His 2010 album "Ku‘ u Honua Mele" competed for Slack Key Album of the Year with recordings by the likes of Ledward Kaapana and John Keawe (the ultimate winner.) Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2012/02/10/aloha_friday_hawaiian_music.DTL&ao=3#ixzz1oBE9MAvX”