The Center for Ethnomusicology’s “Native Sounds North & South” Series presents:
This rare East Coast appearance of the noted guitarist is FREE and open to the public. For full event details, see this link. The concert is presented in conjunction with a symposium by Columbia’s Center for Ethnomusicology, “Pacific Roots Music, Pacific Routes Music: Tracking Marshallese & Hawaiian Music Across the Pacific” (on Fri, 10/12/2012, 4-6pm; full details here.) There is also a guitarist’s workshop, led by Cyril Pahinui, offered on Sun, 10/14/2012, from 1-3pm, which is also free and open to the public (space is limited; details on reservations are available on the event page for the workshop).
For a sample of Cyril Pahinui’s slack key guitar style, check out this link. You can also listen to some recordings of Cyril’s father, famous slack key guitarist Gabby Pahinui, on a couple albums available through the Libraries’ streaming audio database Contemporary World Music. Follow this link to listen to The King Of Slack Key – The Best of Gabby Pahinui, Vol. 1.