#036: Paul Kim

#036: Paul Kim

Paul Kim is a musician/singer from the Bay area. We talk about his ties to Hawaii, competing on American Idol, how he started out as a rapper in high school, getting his first record deal with a label in Korea, and meeting Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men.

Paul’s YouTube channel

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#032: Roslyn Catracchia

#032: Roslyn Catracchia

Roslyn Catracchia is a composer, lyricist & musical director. We talk about her adventures in cooking, why she was wandering Waikiki sobbing after a gig, and her new project with Kealiʻi Reichel and Stephen Schwartz, who wrote GODSPELL, PIPPIN & WICKED.

When Roz was 30 years old, doing the first AMC Christmas show with John Bryan
Michael Jackowitz (producer), Keali’i Reichel, Patrick Makuakane, and Roz
The people who went up to New York for the Hi’iaka reading
The first Christmas song Roz wrote for Ala Moana Center – “And We Sing Merry Christmas”
“On Dragonfly Wings” cast pic
In heaven at the piano
Roz and her mom
Manoa Valley Theatre “Once Upon One Time”
Ohia 15th Anniversary
Conducting Punahou graduation
Roz and her mom
Roz and Nolan at rehearsal
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#015: Jake Shimabukuro

#015: Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro is an ukulele virtuoso, formerly of the band Pure Heart. He talks about how wanting a gig at a restaurant led to the creation of Pure Heart’s historic Hoku Award winning album, the breakup of the band, and their upcoming reunion concert. Check out our facebook page for videos of Jake playing at the Pop studio!

Pure Heart’s First Album
Pure Heart’s 2nd Album
Pure Heart Concert August 26th at Hawaii Theatre
The band Colo`n’s debut album, (the band Jake formed after Pure Heart disbanded)
Jake, Jon, and Lopaka winning multiple Hoku Awards in 1999
Hoku Awards won: Most Promising Artist, Best Island Contemporary Album and Album of the Year as voted by the Hawaii Academy of Recording Artists; and Entertainer of the Year, as voted by the public.

 

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#005: Andy (Pang) Kamoku

#005: Andy (Pang) Kamoku

Andy (Pang) Kamoku is a drummer who performed in Las Vegas and toured the world with the worldwide phenomenon, STOMP. He takes us behind-the-scenes and we talk about the time the entire New York New York casino chanted his name.

Here’s a clip we found of Andy with the Las Vegas cast of STOMP.

Andy performing at New Hope:

 

A couple clips of our band, Andy Loves TO Clap…?

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