Hawaiian Steel Guitar by Pineapple Pete
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I have been playing music since I was five years old. I can play trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, ukulele, harmonica, and I can sing.

My favorite instrument by far is the Steel Guitar.

I spent the early '90's performing in Europe. My father and I have played for a packed house at Roy Thompson Hall. I have starred as Judas in a production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

I have been in many bands since the '80's, playing everything from jazz to punk, swing to rock. Right now, I play Pedal Steel with the country supergroup The Brothers Countrypolitan, and the up-and-coming gospel rock band Reuben Cherry.

I've taken my Hawaiian lap steel on the road: on balmy summer evenings, I play on the boardwalk at Toronto's Kew Beach, where the songs drip with beach sunset flavour. I played The Hawaiian Wedding Song at my own wedding while my bride and her friends danced a hula. I've played other weddings, dinner parties, birthday parties, garden parties, retirement homes and barbecues.

My Hawaiian Beach Party is a multimedia presentation including music, a slideshow, jokes, history, and audience participation. It was developed specificially for retirement homes and nursing homes with input from administrators and staff at top Ontario facilities.

If you are interested in other styles of music, please visit my pedal steel guitar page.

Pineapple Pete playing Hawaiian music on Lap Steel Guitar
Pete playing Pedal Steel Guitar with the Brothers Countrypolitan
Pete's lovely bride Cindy hulas the Hawaiian Wedding Song
Pete on Pedal Steel Guitar Pete with his lap steel, lookin' funny this ain't Hawaiian music

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