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Sandii's Christmas Hawaii - Sandii's Hawaii 6th

SANDII

Sandii's Christmas Hawaii - Sandii's Hawaii 6th

Ref: FSD6411


Price: 21.99

Older, long time unavailable recordings and new recordings combined on new Christmas album. Features Makoto Kubota, Yuki Yamauchi, Yoichi Ikeda (Blue Asia), Rene Paulo and others. Beautifully recorded and performed.

1. Portal -Ka`i 2. Christmas In Hawai'i 3. Spring Spends The Winter In Hawai'i 4. Twelve Days Of Christmas 5. Mele Hula Kali Kimaka 6. Last Christmas 7. Santa's Hula

8. Mele Kalikimaka 9. Jingle Bell Rock 10. White Christmas 11. The Christmas Song 12. Jingle Bells 13. Po La`i E 14. Remember Me, Santa 15. O 'Oe 'Io 16. Portal -Ho`i



Sandii's Hawaii 7th - Island Style

SANDII

Sandii's Hawaii 7th - Island Style

Ref: FSD6323


Price: 26.99

Seventh in the ongoing Hawaii series by the wonderful singer Sandii and one of her best yet. Eighteen tracks of famous Hawaiian tunes, and one from Okinawa. Produced by one her oldest friends in Hawaii Papa Rusty Kamaka Wright with help from Yuki 'Alani' Yamauchi, Takahashi Jr. and other quality musicians. Recorded at Sandii's new studio. Comes with extensive English liner notes.

1. Honolulu I Am Coming Back Again 2. Ma 'ane'i Mai 'Oe 3. Ke Aloha 4. Ei Nei 5. 'A 'oia 6. Butterfly Free 7. Mahina Kau Ahiahi 8. Holo Wa 'apa 9. Piano Ahiahi 10. A Kona Hema 11. He Ipu Ha'aha'a 12. He Kama A Hina 13. Pohai Kealoha 14. Pua Tuberose 15. Tinsagu Nu Hana 16. Pili Pa'a 17. Blue Lei 18. Mi Nei 19. 'O 'Oe 'Io



Aloha, My Friend 'Alani

YUKI YAMAUCHI

Aloha, My Friend 'Alani

Ref: FSD5857


Price: 23.99

Yuki Yamauchi collaborates with Hawaiian stars such as Alden Levi, Kenneth Makuakane, Nathan Aweau, Keao Costa, Barry Flanagan, Irona Irvine. It also includes instrumental songs played solo by Yamauchi on steel guitar and slack key guitar.

1. Maile Swing(Keao Costa) 2. Kealii's Mele(Instrumental) 3. Heha Waipi’o(Alden Levi) 4. Ko’ula(Nathan Aweau) 5. Sweet Memory~E Pili Mai~Pua 'Olena(Instrumental) 6. Kona(Ilona Irvine) 7. Ahi Wela(Kenneth Makuakane) 8. Pa'au’au Waltz(Instrumental) 9. Hanalei Moon(Barry Flanagan) 10. He Hawai'i Au(Alden Levi) 11. Sand(Instrumental) 12. Kipu Kai(Keao Costa) 13. Hawai'I Calls(Nathan Aweau) 14. The Entertainer(Instrumental) 15. In a Church, In an Old Hawaiian Town(Ilona Irvine) 16. Aloha Chant(Instrumental)



Alo Alo No Lei  / Ethel Nakada no Tropical Poem

ETHEL NAKADA

Alo Alo No Lei / Ethel Nakada no Tropical Poem

Ref: FSD5784


Price: 20.99

Best of album from one of the most popular Japanese Hawaiian singers, a pioneer of Hawaiin music during the 1950s.

1. Kaimana Hira 2. Nangoku no Yoru 3. Tsuki no Yoruwa 4. Hawaii no Kekkon no Uta 5. Tiny Boubles 6. Chiisana Take no Hashi 7. Dahirusayo 8. Ai no Morning Due 9. Lahaina Luna 10. Wakare no Isochidori 11. Bali Bali no Hamabede 12. Hula wa Tanoshi (Do In The Hula) 13. Blue Moo Moo 14. Sangosho no Kanata 15. Fune o Koide 16. Hanalei no Tsuki 17. Hawaii no Yoru 18. Puka Shels 19. Omoide wa Itsumademo 20. Suteki na Aloha o Anatani 21. Sayonara wa Iwanaide, Aloha Oe


In the Mood for Hawaii

GOTA

In the Mood for Hawaii

Ref: FSD5722


Price: 24.99

Gota Yashiki's guitar instrumental album of Hawaiian music with elements of surf music, resort music and healing music.

1. Cavatina 2. Hawaii Love? 3. 'sLuck on Board 's 4. Send to Hawaii 5. Hawaiian God 6. Soul Healer 7. Float on D 8. Lay Off 9. AW Cool 10. Let It Flow 11.Turtle Bay 12. Mitz Rock



Sandii's Showa Hawaiian Ukulele Dreaming 2 (CD + DVD)

SANDII

Sandii's Showa Hawaiian Ukulele Dreaming 2 (CD + DVD)

Ref: FSD5717


Price: 36.99

Sandii covers Hawaiian hit songs from the Showa period.

1. Kahakai 2. On A Tropic Night 3. On The Beach at Bali Bali 4. Blue Hawaii 5. Kuma Lehua (Lehua Tree) 6. Natsu no Hi no Omoide 7. Sophisticated Hula 8. Kaimanahira 9. He Lani (Heaven) 10. Love Song of Kaula 11. Shiawase wa Kokoni 12. On A Little Bamboo Bridge 13. Ha'ale (Rippling) 14. Beyond The Reef 15. Here is Happiness 16. Maile (Calm) 17. Sweet Leilani 18. The Birth Of Paradise


Sandii's Hawaii 5th

SANDII

Sandii's Hawaii 5th

Ref: FSD5688


Price: 26.99

Excellent album of Hawaiian music from the wonderful Sandii. Recorded mainly in Hawaii with Hawaiian musicians, plus Yuki 'Alani' Yamauchi. Sandii's Hawaiian 5th contains mostly hula standards, that Sandii describes as her 'alohatherapy'. Quality singing and musicianship.

1. Sway it Hula Girl 2. Royal Hawaiian Hotel 3. Manumele Dance 4. Waika 5. Ahuli'i 6. Pua Hone 7. Pua 'Olena 8. Ipo Leimomi 9. Ka'ililauokekoa 10. Lei Pikake 11. He Punahele No 12. Ku'u Le Onaona 13. Alika 14. Kailua 15. Hula O Make'e 16. Waipio 17. Alekoki 18. Henehene Kou Aka 19. Nani Hanalei 20. Ana Hola 21. Hawai'i Aloha



Setsuo Ohashi & Honey Islanders Golden Best

SETSUO OHASHI & HONEY ISLANDERS

Setsuo Ohashi & Honey Islanders Golden Best

Ref: FSD5707


Price: 27.99

Fantastic best of album by Setsuo Ohashi, a singer/steel guitar player and pioneer of Hawaiian music in Japan. Ohashi did much to popularize Hawaiian music in Japan following the second world war.

CD 1

1. Hawaiian March 2. Shiawase wa Kokoni 3. Akai Lei 4. Emerald no Tsuki 5. Ano Hoshi wa Mama no Hoshi 6. Honolulu Musume 7. Mizuiro no Kawamo ni 8. Hoshi no Lei 9. Owakare no Uta 10. Gakuyu no Ie 11. Kagero Moete 12. Nagisa 13. Shibaraku 14. Hoshi no furu Mado 15. Mori no Komichi 16. Suzukake no Michi 17. Piano (with Estrelita) 18. Shiawase wa Kokoni, Omae ni Yowainda 19. Tokyo no Yuhi 20. Aloha Ukulele 21. Sayonara to Iwanaide 22. Goodbye Honolulu

CD 2

1. Honey March 2. Neppu 3. Caravan 4. Hamabe no Uta 5. Besame Mucho 6. Kuroi Hitomi 7. Ringo no Kino Shitade 8. Begin The Begin 9. Suteki na Anata 10. Barairo no Jinsei 11. Kareha 12. Yotsuyu no Shinobiai 13. Yume Sarinu 14. Yama no Rosaria 15. Estrelita 16. Green Sleeves 17. Corolado no Tsuki 18. Sangosho no Kanata 19. Blue Hawaii 20. Nangoku no Yoru 21. Hawaii no Kekkonshiki no Uta 22. Aloha Oe


Hula Hula Vol. 2 - I Ka Poli Pumehana

SANDII

Hula Hula Vol. 2 - I Ka Poli Pumehana

Ref: FSD5572


Price: 20.99

Second album of traditional hula songs performed by the wonderful Sandii.

1. Chant - Ho''otaputapu I 'O Nalani 2. Green Rose Hula 3. Pua Lililehua 4. Puakea 5. Ka Uluwehi O Ke Ke 6. To'u Tino E 7. Aloha Kaua'i 8. I Ka Poli Pumehana 9. Tropical Dream - I Te Ha'amataraa 10. Karau Katika



Hula Hula Vol. 3 - Mele Hula Kalikimaka

SANDII

Hula Hula Vol. 3 - Mele Hula Kalikimaka

Ref: FSD5573


Price: 20.99

Volume 3 of traditional hula songs.

1. Mele Hula Kalikimake 2. Sophisticated Hula 3. Kananaka 4. Nohili 5. Honolulu 6. The Beauty Hula 7. Moana Nui 8. Tuka Atu-ViniVini



Hirara - with Limited Edition Signed Postcard and DVD

SANDIIBUNBUN

Hirara - with Limited Edition Signed Postcard and DVD

Ref: FSD5449


Price: 25.99

Second album from Sandiibunbun, Sandii's project with kalimba player Bun of the group Koh-Tao. This album also features the percussion ensemble Earth Conscious. 12 tracks of mostly new songs influenced by music from Hawaii, Tahiti and Okinawa. At the moment, comes with limited edition signed postcard and DVD. DVD is titled Heart of Paradise and features spectacular live footage of Sandiibunbu from Tokyo's Orchard Hall and recording of this album.

1. Mele O Ka Makani Mahalo 2. Makali'i 3. Maeva Manava 4. Kirakira Happy Birthday 5. Sangonosanran 6 Shiawase. 7. Crystal Waltz 8. Tocoyo 9. Ke Ao 10. Megumi no Hagoromo-Hirara 11. LoveSong# 12. Timelessly



Kabira

SANDIIBUNBUN

Kabira

Ref: FSD5450


Price: 24.99

First album of the Sandii and Bun project, featuring the vocals of Sandii and the kalimba of Bun. 14 new tracks.

1. Lalani 2. Dripping Cristals 3. Hi Hi Hi Hi 4. Mustafa 5. Shanti 6. Pema - Kizuki no Hana 7. Fly so high - Tenshi no Kioku 8. Payaka 9. Wake up to Dream 10. Up on a Lotus 11. Kabira 12. Wish - Soshite Chikazuku Nagareboshi 13. Dream Time 14. Megami no Hakarai


Rhapsody Lani

SANDII

Rhapsody Lani

Ref: FSD5448


Price: 20.99

So called 'theraputic' hula songs, especially recommended for hula dance beginners.

1. Kimo Hula 2. Pauoa Liko Ka Leua 3. Puamana 4. Noho Paipai 5. Kimi to Itsumademo - Forever More 6. Straight From Hawaii To You 7. Vahine Tapone, Monkey Man, Chinnuku Jushi, Itta Anma Maakaigaa 8. Rhapsody Lani


Aina o Ka Pua

SANDII

Aina o Ka Pua

Ref: FSD5451


Price: 20.99

2009 Sandii solo Hawaiian album, this one of traditional hula songs.

1. Waikiki 2. Ku'u Ipo I Ka He'e Pu'e One 3. Hanalei Moon 4. Hanalei Moon 5. Out I 6. Ulalena 7. Kaimuki Hula 8. Aina O Ka Pua


Oct. 29 2008 - Live in Yokohama - Thumbs Up (2 CDs)

SWEET HOLLYWAIIANS

Oct. 29 2008 - Live in Yokohama - Thumbs Up (2 CDs)

Ref: FSD4669


Price: 22.99

Sweet Hollyawaiians are Japanese hot string band who play 20s and 30s Hawaiian music, with swing, calypso, ragtime and other influences. They invoke the music of guitar virtuosos such as Sol Hoopii, Eddie Lang and others playing guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo, bass and mandola. The level of musicianship is quite remarkable, and they have been garnering a reputation in Japan and around the world. This is a 2 CDR set, recorded live in Yokohama in October 2008.

CD1. 12th Street Rag 2. Ticklin' the Strings 3. Singin' the Blues 4. Ten Tiny Shoes 5. Sing Sing Sing 6. Spaghettie Rag 7. Louisville Special 8. St. Louis Blues 9. Caravan 10. Milenberg Joys

CD2. 1. Tarantola 2. Kohala March 3. I Like You 4. Hawaiian Medley 5. Singin' the Blues 6. Rose Room 7. Rum & Cola 8. Aloha Means I Love You 9. Hula Girl 10. Sweet Sue - Just You



Oct. 30 2008 - Live in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo - La Cana (2 CDs)

SWEET HOLLYAWAIIANS

Oct. 30 2008 - Live in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo - La Cana (2 CDs)

Ref: FSD4670


Price: 22.99

Sweet Hollywaiians play 20s and 30s Hawaiian music, swing jazz, ragtime, manouche swing and more Hollywood style.

CD1. 1. Ticklin' the Strings 2. Honolulu Stomp 3. Ten Tiny Shoes 4. St. Louis Blues 5. U'i Lani 6. Maile Swing 7. Singin' the Bathtub 8. Milenberg Joys 9. 12th Street Rag

CD2. 1. I Can't Give You Anything But Love 2. Louisville Special 3. I Like You 4. Singin' the Blues 5. Rose Room 6. Sweet Sue - Just You 7. Caravan 8. Aloha Means I Love You 9. Hula Girl 10. Rum & Coca Cola



Recycled L.P

ELLI + KATZ + NORY

Recycled L.P

Ref: FSD4640


Price: 16.99

Elli, Katz and Nory are two men and one woman who play the ukulele and sing. They perform a wide range of music from jazz, rock and pop to Japanese style pop, kayokyoku. 11 tracks.



Tokyo Hawaii

ALANI OHANA BAND

Tokyo Hawaii

Ref: FSD3607


Price: 21.99

The Alani Ohana Band are a group of Japanese musicians, under the leadership of Yuki Alani Yamauchi (slack key guitar, steel guitar) plus Kiyoshi Kobayahi on ukulele, singer Meg and Takashi 'Taka-Chang' Yoshida on bass. They play Japanese pop songs from the 1950s to the 1980s, in an Hawaiian style. Tracks include Ginza Kankan Musume, Tenshi no Yuwaku, Seto no Hanayome, Tokyo Boogie Woogie, Oyome ni Oide, Akogare no Hawaii- Koro, Vacation and Toshi Shita no Otokonoko.



All About Dick Mine

DICK MINE

All About Dick Mine

Ref: FSD3441


Price: 28.99

Dick Mine was a star of jazz Hawaiian with kayokyoku (Japanese pop). This album compiles his tracks from 1964 to 1983 including until now unreleased tracks either on record or CD. 2 CDs 36 tracks digitally remastered including Dinah, Shanghai Lil, Aozora no Hawaii, Tell Me, La Mona, Shanghai Blues. 4 bonus tracks at the end are of older material released originally on 78s.



Daizenshu - Greatest Hits

SETSUO OHASHI

Daizenshu - Greatest Hits

Ref: FSD3381


Price: 27.99

In 1944, the Japanese authoritities outlawed the steel guitar. Setsuo Ohashi was instrumental in popularizing Hawaiian music again following the war with his excellent steel guitar. This definitive 2 CD set is of 44 of his most popular hits, both Hawaiian and originals.



The History of Moana Glee Club, 1936-1950

MOANA GLEE CLUB

The History of Moana Glee Club, 1936-1950

Ref: FSD1496


Price: 22.99

One of the most famous Japanese bands playing Hawaiian music during the 30s -50s Hawaiian boom.Vocals, steel guitars, delightful.

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Hawaiian Moonlight

SETSUO OHASHI & BUCKIE SHIRAKATA

Hawaiian Moonlight

Ref: FSD3379


Price: 22.99

Steel guitarists Setsuo Ohashi and Bucky Shirahata are two legends of Hawaiian music in Japan. Shirahata an Hawaiian nisei first came to Japan in 1933 and was the first to bring the electric steel guitar to Japan. Following the war, they both helped to popularize Hawaiian music. This album was recorded in 1990 and has been re-released in commemeration of the passing of Setsuo Ohashi in 2006. 15 tracks.



Moana Nui - Sandii's Tahitian Passions 2

SANDII

Moana Nui - Sandii's Tahitian Passions 2

Ref: FSD4345


Price: 24.99

Sandii's latest album is of traditional Tahitian songs, with a lot of Hawaiian crossover- the album being recorded in Hawaii. Up to her usual high standard.

1. HaliHali Ke'ao 2. Tropical Dream - Ite Haamataraa 3. Moana Nui 4. Ua Ama Te Mori 5. Maita'i Tahiti 6. Ia Maramarama i Te Po 7. Te Ani Nei 8. Seto no Hanayome 9. Tahirihiri 10. Bora Bora e 11. Mohi Mohi 12. Manea 13. To Tine e 14. Pirae 15. Vahine Tapone - Monkey Man 16. Matahiti Api 17. Karau Katika 18. Tamure Tamure 19. Otu'I 20. Mauruuru a Vau 21. Puari'i - Shaq's Prayer 22. Hyokkori Hyotan Jima. (Bonus Track).


Sandii's Hawaii 4th

SANDII

Sandii's Hawaii 4th

Ref: FSD3598


Price: 25.99

Fourth album in Sandii's Hawaiian series was recorded in Hawaii and focuses on traditional and contemporary hula standards. Features Yuki Yamauchi in a relaxed setting and vibe. 21 tracks. 1. Noho Paipai 2. Hula Lady 3. He Aloha Mele 4. Honolulu Ka'a 5. Ku'u Ipo I Ka He' e Pu' e One 6. Wahine Ilikea 7. Hanalei Moon 8. White Ginger Blossoms 9. He Aloha Na O Honolulu 10. Aloha Kaua' I 11. Ka Uluwehi O Ke Kai 12. Sophisticated Hula 13. Honolulu 14. Punalu ' U 15. Pauoa Liko Ka Lehua 16. Lei Nana 17. Pepelina Lahilahi 18. Welina O' Ahu 19. Hapa Haole Hula Girl - I Wonder Where My Little Hula Girl Has Gone - Hula Lolo 20. Hi Ilawe 21. Straight From Hawaii to You - E Ku' u Sweet Lei Poina ' Ole.



Sandii's Tahitian Passions

SANDII

Sandii's Tahitian Passions

Ref: FSD3432


Price: 25.99

Sandii has recorded several Hawaiian albums over the years. Those albums included some Tahitian songs, which are compiled onto this CD together with some new recordings, previously unreleased, including a cover of Misako Koja's Okinawan ballad Warabi Gami. 17 tracks. 1. He Mele He'e Nalu 2.He Mele Keia No Hokule'a 3.Te Reo Maru 4.No Hea Mai 5.Manuia! Manuia! 6.Warabu Gami - Te'e'a 7.Tahiti Tahiti 8.Otea Kailua 9. La Vai Hoe 10.'Ia orana 'Oe 11.Adventures In Paradise-Follow Me 12.Te Manu Pukarua -Tahiti Nui 13.Tiare Toporo 14.In The Summertime - Pakakina 15.Roiti 16.Tuku Atu - Vini Vini 17.Tiare



Mele O Aloha

SANDII WITH THE COCONUT CUPS

Mele O Aloha

Ref: FSD3086


Price: 25.99

Second and long awaited album from Sandii and her Coconut Cups. Her backing group includes Japan's finest Hawaiian musicians, including Yuki Yamauchi and Genichi Tamura plus from Singapore John Lee - brother of Dick Lee. Songs include Sophisticated Hula, The Moon of Manakoora, Sweet Leilani, Hawaiian Paradise, plus original songs and covers of Japanese luminaries Haruomi Hosono (ex YMO) and Tatsuro Yamashita.



Sandii's Lemurian Heart

SANDII

Sandii's Lemurian Heart

Ref: FSD2392


Price: 23.99

The new album from the fantastic Sandii is one her best ever. Mainly Hawaiian, there are also Tahitian, Okinawan, Calypso and other influences. Songs include wonderful versions of 'Silly Games' and 'Lambada', plus original and Hawaiian songs. The impressive list of collaborators includes producer Takuji Aoyanagi (ex-Little Creatures) plus Yuki Yamauchi, Takashi Hirayasu, Gen-ichi Tamura and Herb Ohta. Brilliantly produced the album is a spellbinding blend of sounds perfect for a summer's day.



Sandii's Hawaii

SANDII

Sandii's Hawaii

Ref: FSD1001a


Price: 23.99

Sandii goes back to her roots with superb renditions of Hawaiian songs.

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Ukulele Dreaming

SANDII

Ukulele Dreaming

Ref: FSD2180


Price: 23.99

The wonderful Sandii covers 60s western pop hits in Japan which were sung in Japanese. Each track is a duet with another musician playing ukulele, among them Yuki Yamauchi, Genichi Tamura and Ota san. Top quality singing as ever from Sandii.



Sandii with The Coconut Cups

SANDII WITH THE COCONUT CUPS

Sandii with The Coconut Cups

Ref: FSD2181


Price: 23.99

Brilliant album of Sandii and her dancers and backing group the Coconut Cups, featuring Sandii's brilliant voice, ukulele and other Hawaiian backing on seventeen traditional, modern and Japanese songs.



Alohaisai

VARIOUS

Alohaisai

Ref: FSD2685


Price: 26.99

Aloha + Haisai, fascinating CD that explores the strong links between the islands of Okinawa and Hawaii. Hawaiian and Okinawan mixtures such as second generation Okinawans in Hawaii singing Okinawan tunes or Okinawan musicians singing Hawaiian influenced tunes, from the 1950s until the present day. 14 tracks, artists include Masao Teruya, Rikki, Makoto Kubota & Yuyake Gakudan, Rinken Teruya & Tomoko Uehara, Sachiko Shima, Clara Shinkawa, Japonesian Band, Tomoaki Maekawa and the songs include Asadoya Yunta, Horehore Bushi, Hawaii Ondo, Honolulu Kouta, Haisai Ojisan, Hawaii Koshin-kyoku and Agarisachi.



Hawaiian Masterpieces

YUKI YAMAUCHI

Hawaiian Masterpieces

Ref: FSD2473


Price: 23.99

The prolific Yuki Alani Yamauchi, producer of ex-sumo wrestler turned singer Konishiki, collaborator and instigator of several other projects plays ukulele, steel guitar and slack key guitar with guest singers Maki Uehara from Hawaiiana and Yumi Ishikawa from Aloha Sisters and on percussion, Ann-San.



Hawaiian Guitar Man

YUKI YAMAUCHI

Hawaiian Guitar Man

Ref: FSD2474


Price: 23.99

Yuki plays Hawaiian songs unfortunately dubbed as AOR from the late 70s to early 80s.



Slack Key Party

YUKI YAMAUCHI

Slack Key Party

Ref: FSD1887


Price: 23.99

Excellent Hawaiian slack key guitar album that encompasses other styles, including Brazilian, blues and Caribbean.



Yuki Alani Yamauchi Presents..The History of Hawaiian Music

VARIOUS

Yuki Alani Yamauchi Presents..The History of Hawaiian Music

Ref: FSD1706


Price: 23.99

Interesting CD featuring artists including Sol Hoopi, Andy Iona, Lena Machado,Gabby Pahinui, Kalama's Quartet and Yuki Yamauchi and Aloha Friends.



Rakuen no Niji

CHURAMANA

Rakuen no Niji

Ref: FSD3485


Price: 26.99

Mixture of Hawaiian and Okinawan songs, featuring singers Maki Uehara (also of Hawaiiana) and Makico Miyara plus Gerhen Oshima (also Tingara) and the omni-present Yuki Yamauchi. Second album 12 tracks including Aloha Oe, Pua Mae 'ole from Hawaii and Okinawan classics Hana and Asadoya Yunta.



Hawaiiana - Classic Suite

YUKI YAMAUCHI & MAKI UEHARA

Hawaiiana - Classic Suite

Ref: FSD2245


Price: 23.99

Classical Hawaiian song collection, featuring Hawaiian versions of Satie, Vivaldi, Handel and Bach, and classical Hawaiian music by Charles King, Helen Desher Beamer, and Queen Lili'uokalani. Played on slack key guitar, ukuleles and other Hawaiian instrumentation.



Hawaiiana - Classic Suite 2

YUKI YAMAUCHI & MAKI UEHARA

Hawaiiana - Classic Suite 2

Ref: FSD2246


Price: 23.99

Volume 2 in similar vain to volume 1 if of Western classical music done Hawaiian style.



Hawaiiana - Bossa Nova Suite

YUKI YAMAUCHI & MAKI UEHARA

Hawaiiana - Bossa Nova Suite

Ref: FSD2247


Price: 23.99

Yuki Yamauchi is best known as Japan's foremost Hawaiian slack key guitarist, and student of the slack key master Ray Kane. On this album Yamauchi joins singer (and dancer) Maki Uehara to play a play 'bossa nova hula' which are mainly tunes by the legendary Brazilian Tom Jobim.



That's My Story - Plays The Slack Key Guitar

YUKI "ALANI" YAMAUCHI

That's My Story - Plays The Slack Key Guitar

Ref: FSD1142


Price: 23.99

Alani is considered to be one of the finest slack key players outside of Hawaii. Excellent recording, masterful performance.



Ukulele Masters In Japan 1960-1964

HERB OHTA AND EDDIE KAMAE

Ukulele Masters In Japan 1960-1964

Ref: FSD1495


Price: 22.99

Herb Ohta is today one of Hawaii's greatest ukulele players who studied under the legendary Eddie Kamae (Sons of Hawaii). This wonderful reissue CD from mainly 2 LPs, featuring16 'Ohta san' tracks and 10 from Eddie Kamae, the true master, playing Hawaiian tunes and even Rachmaninoff.

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Hawaiian Suite

HERB OHTA

Hawaiian Suite

Ref: FSD1890


Price: 23.99

Ukulele player Herb Ohta's latest album with jazz and bossa nova flavours.



Ukulele Duo

HERB OHTA AND LYLE RITS

Ukulele Duo

Ref: FSD1708


Price: 23.99

Two veterans of the Hawaii music scene get together to play mainly American standards.

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Uke! Time

HIDEAKI KONNO meets PARDON KIMURA

Uke! Time

Ref: FSD2721


Price: 22.99

Solo ukulele album from vocalist of Japanese rocksteady group Rocking Time. Konno plays reggae (Kingston Town) calypso, soul (You Send Me) Hawaiian (Pua Lililehua) pop (Jealous Guy) and his own tunes on ukulele. Instrumentals and songs. Joining him on a few tunes is excellent bassist Takayoshi Matsunaga (Mute Beat).



Hawaii, Hawaii

KAMA AINA / R.T. / MOOSE HILL

Hawaii, Hawaii

Ref: FSD3139


Price: 23.99

Excellent collaboration album featuring Takuji Aoyagi of Little Creatures and Double Famous calling himself Kama Aina (Hawaiian for lslander) a guitarist who lends his hand to virtually any stringed instrument. On this Hawaiian themed album he is joined by two other guitarists R.T. (Ren Takada) who has played with Haruomi Hosono and Moose Hill (Goro Ito). Recorded i n Tokyo and Hawaii.



Rainbow Hawaii

KAMA AINA / R.T. / MOOSE HILL

Rainbow Hawaii

Ref: FSD3140


Price: 26.99

Their second collaborative album has a more relaxing feeling. All tracks recorded in Hawaii.



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