See a Jazz Music Demonstration at Two Selected Oahu Libraries | Arts & Culture
Dean Taba, a highly-regarded studio and freelance musician, and a featured performer for the 2012 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program, will present a demonstration of various jazz styles at two selected Oahu public libraries in June. Taba will also provide an overview of what musicians are doing when improvising a solo or accompaniment.
Taba has performed and recorded with a variety of local and national musicians and groups including Jake Shimabukuro, Hiroshima, Dave Koz, and the San Francisco Symphony. See Dean Taba perform various jazz styles at these libraries:
- June 12, noon at Hawaii State Library (478 South King St.; phone: 586-3520)
- June 23, 2 p.m. at Hawaii Kai Public Library (249 Lunalilo Home Rd.; phone: 397-5833)
The program schedule is subject to change.
If a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed, contact the hosting library as soon as possible.
Performances by Taba and other featured artists from the Statewide Cultural Extension Program (SCEP) are jointly-sponsored by the University of Hawaii’s Outreach College, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The 2012 HSPLS Summer Reading Programs are sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Marriott Resorts Hawaii, Ko Olina Hawaii, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, Bowman Connectivity Solutions, Toshiba Business Solutions, Girard’s Dressing, Roberts Hawaii, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way.
Corporate sponsors include McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii, Hawaii Pizza Hut, Frito-Lay of Hawaii, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, The Islander Group, American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, Candlewick Press, Diamond Bakery Co., Ltd., Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, and local Friends Chapters. The State Department of Education is providing printing support.
For more information, please visit www.librarieshawaii.org or call the hosting library.