** Performing 2018 at Carnegie Hall on piano and HOUSE OF BLUES BOSTON on accordion as well as many other credits to his name: seen in The Wall Street Journal, on VH1, in New York Magazine and heard on Sirius Satellite Radio, iTunes and CDBaby; ** Client reviews: 'Unbelievably talented', 'guests for days raved about his performance!', 'extremely accommodating' **
** Plays and sings TOP 40, ALT ROCK, CLASSIC ROCK, AMERICANA, POP, STANDARDS, HAWAIIAN-style, and European folk music (Italian, French, German). Josh has performed for Bette Midler's Hulaween party featuring Crosby, Stills and Nash, as well as the US Open Tennis Championships (4 separate times), Sirius Satellite Radio, and the BEST of the BEST in top venues and clients in and around the NYC area! **
** Born and Raised on Oahu, Hawaii, and now based in NYC area, making Josh the only truly authentic ukulele performer in the NYC area **
** Can perform on acoustic guitar, ukulele, piano, accordion, mandolin, lap steel and sing in 5 different languages (German, English, Italian, Hawaiian and Tahitian)
** Add other musicians easily to make jazz trios for cocktail hours, featuring guitar, piano or accordion.
** Hundreds of blown away clients say: "Josh exceeded my expectations, by far. He was talented, professional and the crowd loved him. I would definitely recommend him, and hope to use him for future events. Aloha!" "An excellent musician, he made the party." "Josh was amazing, professional, talented and had a wonderful personality. Everyone was impressed with him. They loved his music and his selections. The entire firm enjoyed the entertainment. Thank you Josh! You were truly amazing."
Client list includes some of the biggest names in U.S., including US Tennis Association (USTA), Mohegan Sun Casino, Sirius Satellite Radio and Bette Midler's star-studded Hulaween Party.
From the main stage to your backyard, Josh brings the spirit and laid-back coolness of the Islands to the NYC Metro area, Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and for destination weddings and events Worldwide. Has performed in Hawaii, Oregon, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington, D.C. and Richmond.
Special requests highly encouraged, or choose from an expansive list of originals from Hawaiian, trop-rock, alt rock, acoustic, jazz standards, classical music, and all the traditional Wedding repertoire like Here Comes the Bride, Wedding March, Canon in D, and Bach's Air.