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Though he loved the musics of famous Hawaiian performers like Ernie Cruz, Jr., Brother Noland, Gabby Pahinui, Olomana, Kalapana, Cecilio and Kapono, and the Ka?au Crater Boys, his own style is strongly inspired by countries and traditional musicians like James Taylor and Jackson Browne.
Ms Asing had no official musical education. The first time he played the guitars in high schools, he was teaching himself to gamble by viewing YouTube-video. Besides his experience in a wide array of instrumental styles, He is a productive singer. He plays a wide spectrum of originals from country/folk to traditional Hwaiian and insular tunes, but also likes to listen to the tunes of his favourite Hawaiians.
In 2015 he published his début record "Young, Old Soul" and received the Hanohano Award 2016 N? H?k? (Hawai?i's GRAMMY® Award) for the most promising artist. At the moment, three of the tracks on the record are in strong circulation at one of the biggest and most loved Hawaiian radios and end up there after the programme manager of the channel Having heard a concert show.
The radios cried out for more and started to play immediately after the publication of his latest singles "Moloka'i On My Mind". Besides his solos, Asing has worked with icons like Ernie Cruz Jr., he regularly played guitars for Brother Noland, with whom he regularly appears, and he has been asked to work with other award-winning performers such as Kawika Kahiapo and Mike Kaawa.
Sullivan, The Voice's Duncan Kamakana (Osorio) and the former Pure Heart leader and several times N? H?k? Hanohano Awards winners Jon Yamasato. But Asing says his favourite is the invitations of the multi award-winning slack-key guitar player Ledward Kaapana to one of his notorious big jams in Kaapanas studio.
He is currently working in the recording studios on his next record, which is due for releasing in 2017.