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Whirled Music Series – Flying Camels featuring Harold “Hal” Henkel
August 22 • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm• Free
Harold “Hal” Henkel is a Los Angeles based Composer,Producer and guitar Fanatic who has performed, recorded and opened shows for many of the biggest names in contemporary music, including Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, The Neville Brothers, Carlos Santana and many others. His “Halcyon Blues” instrumental CD received rave reviews from critics and fans alike and has been heard worldwide. His collaboration with Grateful Dead guitarist Steve Kimock, entitled “Ecoustique” was recorded at Buena Vista vineyards in a 75,000 gallon wine vat creating spacious, eerie tones that are unprocessed electronically and provide amazing ambient guitar sounds beautifully recorded.
Henkel’s current project, entitled “In Flagrante”, was produced by legendary engineer Andy Johns of Led Zep and Stones fame. It features Henkel’s soulful vocals and stellar chops backed by members of Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, The Meters and the Neville Brothers, and is already receiving airplay on KPFK radio here in Los Angeles.
Harold is a consultant for several music equipment manufacturers including ESP guitars, Longhorn Amps, Tonic, Hayden amps, Solid cables and Pigtronix effects. He also teaches guitar and repairs and rents instruments for use on records and film.
For those of you interested in the guitar and its many forms, Harold Henkel is a modern master of the instrument, and a fine poet and vocalist as well