(HawaiiNewsNow) - At 23 years of age, Brittni Paiva already a multi award-winning instrumentalist is known for her stunning articulation of what she can do on the ukulele going from slow and moving, to rapid-fire, classical-ballet, to ancient Japan, translating forms of jazz, world beat, pop, Flamenco and Latin, and filter these styles through her 4-string ukulele.
Brittni and her ukulele are a brilliant match: Both are humble in nature, small in size, and very powerful with proper delivery. Brittni and the `ukulele in general have gained notoriety, no longer confined by stereotypes about the instrument. There's a global resurgence in the instrument's popularity and she is part of the trend.
Releasing her 5th CD with the legendary Grammy winner Tom Scott - who personally requested to play with her at a concert last year - thinks Paiva is the real deal, because of her ability to play all kinds of music without losing her identity. "She plays it like a guitar, giving her a wide range of possibilities. She adopts tunes to this instrument, and makes them sound full and rich. She's doing a great job and has a great future…She's got a really unique voice in music," he raved.
Brittni and Tom are playing together at two concerts:
Thursday, June 28 6:30 PM - 8:30PM Willows Restaurant Honolulu, HI Free Admission
Saturday, June 30 5:30 PM Courtyard by Marriott, Coconut Beach, Kauai, HI
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