Patrick Landeza
Sunday, June 25

Musician, composer, producer, Patrick Kahakauwila Kamaholelani Landeza is considered a leading exponent of the Hawaiian slack key style. Born and raised in Berkeley to Hawaii-born parents, Patrick picked up guitar while in high school and learned from the style's best players. A protégé of the Hawaiian slack-key masters, Landeza has dedicated his life to sharing this art form with the world. At 34, he was the youngest recipient of the prestigious Kapalakiko Aloha Spirit award for his work with slack key. Landeza is the founder of The Institute of Hawaiian Music and Culture and is responsible for planting the seeds for many Hawaiian music performers and concert tours. As an instructor, Patrick has taught slack key at many of the nations top music camps. He has been on staff at the prestigious Swannanoa Gathering Guitar Week in North Carolina for seven years.

 

 

 

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