New LP from Hawaiian Slack guitarist Stephen Inglis

Adequacy.net September 17, 2015 by Jen Dan Grammy-nominated, Honolulu-based,  Hawaiian Slack key guitarist Stephen Inglis has a recent album out now titled Learning You By Heart and it’s a a deeply emotional masterwork. This latest effort is reminiscent of the Grateful Dead (whose drummer he started a band with) or even the legendary Townes Van Zandt. The power of Inglis’s music is apparent, even from the first track, and his latest album is engaging and full of interesting musical twists and turns.  Having toured with all sorts of legendary musicians like Rev. Dennis Kamakahi and Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead it’s clear that he’s learned from the best. Inglis is a versatile artist. He crosses genres, yet his music always radiates integrity.  Along with his strong respect for

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Eat Sleep Breathe Music (Article)

Read full article at eatsleepbreathemusic.com Today’s song is Stream “Learning You By Heart” by Stephen Inglis. This Honolulu, Hawaii singer/songwriter is a Grammy-nominated slack key guitarist who sets an sweet mood with his beautiful melodies. This is the title track off his Learning You By Heart album which came out earlier this summer. Born and raised in Honolulu he stays true to his roots but also maintains a sound that is authentically distinct. Combining his native Hawaiian slack with a soulful Americana and folk rhythms has has created music that will appeal to audiences of all ages. Having toured with all sorts of legendary musicians like Rev. Dennis Kamakahi and Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead he has mastered his craft. Fans of The Grateful Dead and Townes Van Zandt are

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Learning You By Heart Review in No Depression

Read full review at nodepression.com ALBUM REVIEW Stephen Inglis’ Learning You by Heart-The Essence of Aloha by Terry Roland August 4, 2015 In 2004, Hawaiian native, Stephen Inglis was deeply homesick. It wasn’t something he could put his finger on. His year in Northern California’s bay area had worn him thin. He needed something from home. When he saw a flyer for a slack key guitar workshop, his homesickness pulled at him to go. It was the music of his homeland he had always taken for granted. Always a fan of rock, folk and country, now for Inglis hearing and learning slack key seemed like the cure. The workshop was conducted by Rev. Dennis Kamahahi, a living slack key master from Hawai’i. The workshop changed his life. It also turned his eyes toward his home in Honolulu. Today,

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