Film, Video Ledward Kaapana Oral History

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Title
Ledward Kaapana Oral History
Summary
Master Hawaiian slack key guitarist, ukelele player and vocalist Ledward Kaapana discusses his life and musical career.
Event Date
July 05, 2017
Notes
-  Ledward "Led" Kaapana is a master of the two leading string instruments in Hawaii: the Hawaiian ukulele and ki ho'alu, the slack key guitar, a fingerstyle guitar art form that originated in Hawaii. This talent, combined with his vocal skills in the baritone and leo ki'eki'e (falsetto) range, have made him a legendary performer who has been entertaining audiences in Hawaii and abroad for more than 40 years. He was awarded a National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts in 2011.
Related Resources
Ledward Kaapana Concert: https://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=7950
American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
Running Time
47 minutes 10 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
image
Original Format
film, video

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