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slack-key

(slăk′kē′)
adj.
Of or being a style of Hawaiian popular music played by fingerpicking an acoustic guitar that has been tuned to any of various open chords.
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The work will feature a song composed by the last princess of Hawaii with slack-key guitar, a Newfoundland sea chantey, a traditional song of the Maori and an arrangement of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame.
There are 635 rooms, a pool, cultural activities, restaurants and an outdoor bar that offers both Mai Tai cocktails and performances of slack-key guitar music.
s Ukulele and Slack-Key Guitar Workshop, amateur musicians learn to strum on a Maui beach.
The other night, way past midnight, I could have sworn I heard the sound of a slack-key guitar.
JoJoboy and co-producer Adam Capriccio's sample selection (everything from Islamic prayers to slack-key guitar loops to 1980's dance synths and bass drum hits), well-placed live instrumentation and tight vocal arrangements allow the musical backdrops to do justice to the density of their lyricism.
The work will feature a song composed by the last Princess of Hawaii (Ka'iulani) with slack-key guitar, a Newfoundland sea chantey, a traditional song of the Maori (indigenous people of New Zealand) and an arrangement of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame.
On tap: slack-key guitar by Paul Prince, an lomilomi massage station by Talicia Brown, Whirled Pies pizza and Hawaiian food by Everyday Kine Grindz, and a sale of traditional crafts, such as carved gourds and lauhala bean plant fiber weavings.
We are known for slack-key guitar, which is appropriate," Hemmings writes of the spirit of aloha.
At the vintage Palace Theater, a slack-key guitar concert was headed by one of the famed Pahinui brothers, Cyril.
The disc ends with Winston indulging his passion for Hawaiian slack-key guitar on two tunes.
Head out beneath a moonless sky filled with stars and streaked silver by the Milky Way, the sound of slack-key guitar fading into the night.
Flanagan was a New Jersey kid more than 30 years ago when he heard slack-key guitar played by Hawaiian music legend Gabby Pahinui.