Change Something

by Dagan Bernstein

Released 2016
Dagan Music
Released 2016
Dagan Music
Original indie-folk from upcountry Waimea on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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The EP “Change Something” by Dagan Bernstein is a relaxed and uplifting indie-folk release featuring original song compositions crafted around the acoustic guitar and his expressive singing voice. Having experienced great personal change and growth in his life, Dagan has created a musical statement that speaks to the feelings of overcoming fears, living life to its fullest, finding love and yearning for deeper meaning in one’s life experiences. Along with his fingerpicked acoustic guitar, …
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Paniolo Music™

by Dagan Bernstein

Released 2015
Paniolo Music
Released 2015
Paniolo Music
Original Hawaiian Country Music from paniolo country in Waimea on the Big Island of Hawai`i. All original songs about love and redemption played with acoustic instruments including guitar, ukulele, weissenborn, resonator and bass.
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The musical tradition of the paniolo in Hawai`i spans almost two hundred years from the first slack key music of the early 1800s, and it is still going strong today. Dagan Bernstein maintains these traditions with his Hawaiian Country music album “Paniolo Music”. This collection of eleven original songs tells stories of heartbreak and redemption with the traditional Hawaiian instrumentation of acoustic guitar, lap steel, `ukulele and his smooth baritone vocals.

Dagan possesses a …
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Imua

by Braddahs Ho`analu

Released 2015
Da Kine Records
Released 2015
Da Kine Records
Braddahs Ho`analu go "beyond known boundaries" with this blend of traditional blues, Hawaiian slack key, and paniolo music played on slide guitar and `ukulele.
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World roots music slide guitarist Colin John and paniolo `ukulele musician Dagan Bernstein take you on an eclectic journey through a variety of styles on this collection of traditional blues, Hawaiian slack key, and original compositions. By combining the slide guitar and `ukulele these accomplished instrumentalists present a whole new interpretation of traditional musical styles never heard of before. Recorded in true kanikapila style this album will challenge your ear with forward thinking interpretations of …
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Red River Love Songs

by Dagan Bernstein

Released 2014
Paniolo Music
Released 2014
Paniolo Music
Original solo ukulele instrumentals in the classic Hawaiian style.
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These ukulele instrumentals were recorded back in 2006 as I was beginning my study and exploration of the ukulele as a solo instrument. They are my own original arrangements based on some classics of Hawaiian music. Other than "So Alike, So Very Alike" and "El Caldo" these songs were recorded in one take with no overdubs. My ukulele style is based on the early recordings of Eddie Kamae, Ohta-San and Jesse Kalima, combining classic technique with …
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