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Smooth Jazz Concert featuring Larry Carlton this weekend

April 23rd, 2015

Apaulo Music Productions, owned by Michael Paulo, presents a Smooth Jazz Concert featuring legendary guitarist Larry Carlton. This concert will be held at The Magic of Polynesia Showroom located in The Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort, 2300 Kalakaua Avenue at 8:45 p.m. on April 25. This concert is part of a very successful series at the showroom which features state-of-the-art lighting and surround sound.

Larry Carlton. Courtesy: Nancy Bernal.

Larry Carlton. Courtesy: Nancy Bernal.

Larry Carlton is a four-time Grammy Award winner and a 19-time Grammy nominee. He is an American jazz, smooth jazz, jazz fusion, blues, pop and rock guitarist and is also a songwriter and producer. His awards for his performances and compositions includes performing on the theme song for the television series Hill Street Blues and Magnum P.I. He has worked with some of the greats in the music industry: Fourplay, Steely Dan, The Crusaders, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand, The Four Tops, Quincy Jones and more.

Joining Larry Carlton onstage for this concert are special guests Gregg Karukas, a chart-topping keyboardist, and Michael Paulo, an internationally acclaimed saxophonist, along with local musicians Garin Poliahu (drummer) and Bruce Hamada (bassist).

This concert will be one night only. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at or (951) 696-0184.

Prices are $75.00 for Orchestra, $70.00 for the Best Reserved Seats, $65.00 for Gold Reserved Seating - Level Two and General Seating - Level Three is $55.00.

The concert starts at 8:45 p.m. on April 25 at The Magic of Polynesia Showroom and doors open at 8 p.m. Table cocktail service is offered. Valet parking is available at The Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort for $6.00 (tip not included) for a four hour flat rate. For more information, visit

2 Responses to “Smooth Jazz Concert featuring Larry Carlton this weekend”

  1. Dino:

    Michael Paulo as a producer does a magnificent job putting on these events. so far I have seen my long time idols, Lee Ritenour, Peter White, David Sanborn perform at this venue. As they say, "Support Live Music".

  2. obachan:

    Too bad us guys on da neighbor islands no mo chance fo see em. Grew up listening to these guys.

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