Blue Note Hawaii ~ Paula Fuga’s tribute to Aretha Franklin
Paula Fuga’s Tribute to Aretha Franklin
Acclaimed for her originality in song composition and spellbinding, soulful vocals, Fuga is one of Hawaii’s top female musicians in generations. A poet at heart and an accomplished ukulele player under Master Instructor, Roy Sakuma, she has intertwined her passions into award-winning songwriting. Her debut album, LILIKOI lauded the prestigious Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award for ‘Most Promising Artist.’ Since the release of her EP Misery’s End, which featured guest appearances by Ziggy Marley and Jack Johnson, Fuga has headlined the global music circuit and performed on the stages of Good Morning America, Madison Square Garden, The Sydney Opera House Forecourt and is a three-time return guest artist to The White House. Today, with a global fanbase and thriving music career, Fuga’s music is dedicated to inspiring positive social change -rooted in perseverance and hope. She is fiercely committed to permeating the world with the evocative voice of the Hawaiian people. Her second full-length album Rain on Sunday is available now through Brushfire Records.