Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Bob Gleason 3/31/92 tape 2

Interview with Bob Gleason, a luthier or stringed instrument maker recorded on March 31, 1992. Gleason gives a history of the ʻukulele, guitar, and other stringed instruments here in Hawaiʻi. He shares his expertise with different styles, shapes, wood, and other elements that make the stringed instruments in Hawaiʻi unique. Gleason also explains the influences of sound between different woods.

Languages: English


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