Feeling the Music of Moana with Opetaia Foa’i and Te Vaka – #MoanaEvent

Opetaia Foa‚Äėi is the founder and lead singer of Te Vaka, is a winner of numerous world music awards, including the Senior Pacific Artist award for his contribuon to Pacific music. I participated in the Moana Press Event in Santa Monica and enjoyed listening to him talk about his involvement with the music in Moana. Opetaia enjoyed working with the musical team of Lin-Manual Miranda and Mark Mancina on the music for Moana.  He said that Lin is very good with lyrics and directing and Mark {Read More}

Moana Soundtrack Details and Clips – #Moana

Now that you’ve seen Moana, it’s time to get the Soundtrack on heavy rotation along with your Hamilton Mixtape ūüėČ The music does not disappoint, and how could it with the amazing team of¬†Lin-Manuel Miranda¬†(yes, the¬†Hamilton guy), Mark Mancina, Opetia Fao’i and the band Te-Vaka.¬†In the opening of the movie, where we see the iconic Disney Castle, you will hear a unique opening sung by¬†Olivia Fao’i, the daughter of Opetia. The song “You’re Welcome” is performed by Dwayne Johnson and {Read More}