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Album Review

Haku – “Na Mele a Ka Haku” – [Aloha Got Soul]

humana   1/5/2020   CD, International

Frank Tavares is Haku, Music and Drama Department Chairman of Maui Community College (at least at the time of the first release of this, in 1975). As someone who would love to be on Maui full time, I find this an interesting CD. It’s electronic and strange, with poems recited in Japanese and stories narrated, roosters clucking, and classical Hawaiian Ipu (a gourd percussion instrument). The last couple of songs sound Hawaiian to me, and bring to mind breezes swaying through palm trees and mellow feelings of toes digging into warm sand. Take a little trip and listen.

you heard it 20 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • 175 days ago, Grawer played Manok
  • 176 days ago, Naysayer played Japanese Narration Poetic Excerpts From "For Me, The Rays of
  • 180 days ago, Avakhov played Introduction
  • 187 days ago, Mickey Slim played Japanese Narration Poetic Excerpts From "For Me, The Rays of
  • 191 days ago, Robin Banks played Japanese Narration Poetic Excerpts From "For Me, The Rays of
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