At 23 years of age, Brittni Paiva (pi --VAH) is the preeminent female `ukulele player from Hawaii. Affectionately referred to as the `ukulele darling, Brittni is a native of Hilo, on the Big Island. She is a multi-award winning, multi-instrumentalist with a prodigious gift who is wholeheartedly embraced by a global audience.
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“… [Brittni is] recognized as the finest female ukulele player in Hawaii.”
- Woodrow Wilkins, AllAboutJazz.com
“Paiva possess a true jazzwoman’s sensibilities, a keen ear tilted to melodic and improvisational possibilities while keeping a tight rein on rhythm and concord.”
-- Mark Tucker, Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange
“Brittni brings a whole new spirit to the music and to the instrument.” -- John Schroeter, author of Between the Strings: The Secret Lives of Guitars (quoted in American Profile magazine).