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Daniel Ho

Daniel Ho
Daniel Ho performing in 2015
Background information
Origin Kaimuki, Hawaiʻi
Genres Hawaiian
Occupation(s) Musician, composer, singer-songwriter, record producer
Instruments Piano, guitar, ukulele, vocals, bass, drums,
Labels Daniel Ho Creations
Associated acts Kilauea, George Kahumoku, Jr.
Website http://www.danielho.com/

Daniel Ho is a songwriter and producer specializing in Hawaiian music.

Biography

Born in Kaimuki on Oahu, he attended the Grove School of Music in Los Angeles, where he studied composition before returning home to attend the University of Hawaii.[1] After graduation, Daniel returned to Los Angeles and formed a smooth jazz group named Kilauea.[2]

In the late 1990s, Ho started his own record company, Daniel Ho Creations (DHC), and recorded one of his first Hawaiian music albums with [3] He has since recorded 18 solo albums, produced over 50 albums, served as a guest lecturer at Stanford University, performed as a soloist with the Honolulu Symphony, and received four Grammy Awards for best Hawaiian music album as a producer.[2] In 2009, he won his first Grammy Award for best Hawaiian music album as an artist rather than as the producer of a compilation album, teaming up with Tia Carrere for the album 'Ikena. The DHC label has also received three Grammy nominations for Hawaiiana, He Nani, and Spirit of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, three Na Hoku Awards and several nominations, including the 2009 release Aloha Pumehana by Darlene Ahuna.[4]

In 2008 Ho appeared in and recorded several tracks for the film Nothing Compares 2 U", "Everybody Hurts" and "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'".

In 2014 Ho was featured on the March/April cover of Making Music Magazine.[5]

Daniel Ho (left) and George Kahumoku Jr. at the Slack Key Guitar Festival at Expo 2000 in Hannover, Germany

References

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External links

  • Official website
  • 'Ukulele tabs for Daniel Ho's songs
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