Slack Key Guitar
A Hoku Award finalist
This showcase of artists from Hawaii features the local slack key style acoustic guitar with new arrangements by Sonny Lim, Ken Emerson, Bryan Kessler, Randy Lorenzo, John Keawe, Charles Michael Brotman, and Kevin Teves. The tranquil sounds of these unusual slack key harmonies reflect the beauty of Hawaii, where this acoustic guitar style of playing originated.
Track 11, Hapuna Sunset performed by Charles Brotman is featured on George Clooney’s “The Descendants”.
“Slack Key Guitar” charted on the top 10 best seller list on the iTunes world music page.
Cover art by Diana Lehr