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  • Paul Hanson, Michael Manring, & Scott Amendola
    Paul Hanson, Michael Manring, & Scott Amendola
    Fri, Jun 07
    Berkeley
    Jun 07, 2024, 8:00 PM – Jun 08, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Berkeley, 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Jun 07, 2024, 8:00 PM – Jun 08, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Berkeley, 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Please join us for an evening of jazz and beyond, with an all-star line-up featuring Paul Hanson, Michael Manring and Scott Amendola.

Past Events

  • SIUE Double Reed Day-guest bassoonist Paul Hanson
    SIUE Double Reed Day-guest bassoonist Paul Hanson
    Sat, Mar 23
    Edwardsville
    Mar 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – Mar 24, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Edwardsville, 1 Hairpin Dr, Edwardsville, IL 62026, USA
    Mar 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – Mar 24, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Edwardsville, 1 Hairpin Dr, Edwardsville, IL 62026, USA
    Special guest of SIUE Bassoon Lecturer Robert Jordan, Paul will be appearing at Double Reed Day and performing and giving a clinic.
  • University of Florida Double Reed Day with Paul Hanson, bassoon
    University of Florida Double Reed Day with Paul Hanson, bassoon
    Sun, Mar 17
    Gainesville
    Mar 17, 2024, 6:30 AM – Mar 18, 2024, 6:30 AM
    Gainesville, 101, Fine Arts Building A, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Mar 17, 2024, 6:30 AM – Mar 18, 2024, 6:30 AM
    Gainesville, 101, Fine Arts Building A, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Renown electric and acoustic bassoonist comes to Gainesville for Double Reed Day. Short solo concert will be featured.
  • https://fridaymusicale.com/upcoming-event/anthony-anurca-and-paul-hanson-solo-duo-works-for-bassoon-and-electronics/
    https://fridaymusicale.com/upcoming-event/anthony-anurca-and-paul-hanson-solo-duo-works-for-bassoon-and-electronics/
    Sat, Mar 16
    Jacksonville
    Mar 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jacksonville, 645 Oak St, Jacksonville, FL 32204, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jacksonville, 645 Oak St, Jacksonville, FL 32204, USA
    Two electric bassoonists from opposite coasts in unforgettable solos and duos.
  • Transitions-Electric Bassoon Concerto World Premiere
    Transitions-Electric Bassoon Concerto World Premiere
    Sun, Jan 28
    San Francisco
    Jan 28, 2024, 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    San Francisco, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Jan 28, 2024, 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    San Francisco, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Premiere of Transitions - Electric Bassoon Concerto. "Hanson has brought the double reed instrument into areas where it’s seldom, if ever, gone before, combining a commanding improvisational sensibility with funk, classical and world music influences,” wrote Andrew Gilbert, DOWNBEAT Magazine.
  • Sat, Dec 30
    San Francisco
    Dec 30, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 31, 2023, 12:10 AM
    San Francisco, 1 Harding Rd, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
    Dec 30, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 31, 2023, 12:10 AM
    San Francisco, 1 Harding Rd, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
  • Paul Hanson with Wally Schnalle's Idiot Fish at Mama Kins
    Paul Hanson with Wally Schnalle's Idiot Fish at Mama Kins
    Sat, Dec 23
    San Jose
    Dec 23, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 24, 2023, 12:10 AM
    San Jose, 374 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113, USA
    Dec 23, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 24, 2023, 12:10 AM
    San Jose, 374 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113, USA
    The fearless foursome of fusion are back! Electric bassoon, guitar, bass and drums in a wonderful setting in San Jose.
  • Paul Hanson with Wally Schnalle and Idiot Fish
    Paul Hanson with Wally Schnalle and Idiot Fish
    Sat, Sep 02
    Mama Kins
    Sep 02, 2023, 9:00 PM PDT
    Mama Kins, 374 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113, USA
    Sep 02, 2023, 9:00 PM PDT
    Mama Kins, 374 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113, USA
    Information coming soon!
  • Michael Manring, Paul Hanson, Michael Guzelian
    Michael Manring, Paul Hanson, Michael Guzelian
    Sun, Aug 13
    HALLCREST VINEYARDS
    Aug 13, 2023, 4:00 PM PDT – Aug 14, 2023, 4:00 PM PDT
    HALLCREST VINEYARDS, 379 Felton Empire Rd, Felton, CA 95018, USA
    Aug 13, 2023, 4:00 PM PDT – Aug 14, 2023, 4:00 PM PDT
    HALLCREST VINEYARDS, 379 Felton Empire Rd, Felton, CA 95018, USA
    World’s leading fretless bassist, World’s leading jazz bassoonist, Acoustic guitar legend and an acoustic, world, jazz, funk, rock, classical wonderland!
  • IDRS 2023 Gala Concert
    IDRS 2023 Gala Concert
    Fri, Jul 21
    Price Mahidol Hall - Mahidol University
    Jul 21, 2023, 7:00 PM GMT+7
    Price Mahidol Hall - Mahidol University, Salaya, Phutthamonthon District, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand
    Jul 21, 2023, 7:00 PM GMT+7
    Price Mahidol Hall - Mahidol University, Salaya, Phutthamonthon District, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand
    Evening Chamber Music Gala
  • Paul Hanson/Dave MacNab Duo
    Paul Hanson/Dave MacNab Duo
    Sat, Jun 24
    Bird & Beckett Books and Records
    Jun 24, 2023, 7:30 PM PDT
    Bird & Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery St, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    Jun 24, 2023, 7:30 PM PDT
    Bird & Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery St, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
  • Electric Bassoon/Electric Bass Adventures
    Electric Bassoon/Electric Bass Adventures
    Sun, May 28
    The Back Room
    May 28, 2023, 7:00 PM
    The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    May 28, 2023, 7:00 PM
    The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Paul Hanson and Michael Manring: Electric Bassoon/Electric Bass Adventures
  • Diablo Symphony Orchestra Featuring Brian Rice & the Berkeley Choro Ensemble
    Diablo Symphony Orchestra Featuring Brian Rice & the Berkeley Choro Ensemble
    Sun, May 14
    Lesher Center for the Arts
    May 14, 2023, 2:00 PM PDT
    Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, USA
    May 14, 2023, 2:00 PM PDT
    Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, USA
    Performing with the Berkeley Choro Ensemble during their program Sounds of the Americas: Sounds of Brazil
  • Diablo Symphony Orchestra Featuring Brian Rice & the Berkeley Choro Ensemble
    Diablo Symphony Orchestra Featuring Brian Rice & the Berkeley Choro Ensemble
    Thu, May 11
    Rossmoor
    May 11, 2023, 2:00 PM PDT
    Rossmoor, 1001 Golden Rain Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94595, USA
    May 11, 2023, 2:00 PM PDT
    Rossmoor, 1001 Golden Rain Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94595, USA
    Performing with the Berkeley Choro Ensemble during their program Sounds of the Americas: Sounds of Brazil
  • Masterclass - Sonoma State University
    Masterclass - Sonoma State University
    Wed, Apr 12
    Sonoma State University
    Apr 12, 2023, 2:00 PM PDT
    Sonoma State University, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
    Apr 12, 2023, 2:00 PM PDT
    Sonoma State University, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
    Jazz Forum masterclass
  • Masterclass - University of Georgia
    Masterclass - University of Georgia
    Wed, Mar 22
    Athens
    Mar 22, 2023, 2:00 PM EDT
    Athens, University of Georgia Chapel, Herty Dr, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mar 22, 2023, 2:00 PM EDT
    Athens, University of Georgia Chapel, Herty Dr, Athens, GA 30602, USA
  • Solo Recital - University of Georgia
    Solo Recital - University of Georgia
    Tue, Mar 21
    Hugh Hodgson School of Music
    Mar 21, 2023, 7:00 PM EDT
    Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia Chapel, Herty Dr, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mar 21, 2023, 7:00 PM EDT
    Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia Chapel, Herty Dr, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Solo Bassoon Recital at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.
  • VITAMIN EM IS BACK IN PIEDMONT!
    VITAMIN EM IS BACK IN PIEDMONT!
    Sun, Mar 05
    Piedmont Center for the Arts
    Mar 05, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
    Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia Ave, Piedmont, CA 94611, USA
    Mar 05, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
    Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia Ave, Piedmont, CA 94611, USA
  •  Concert with Vincent Houdijk and the Polestar Project
     Concert with Vincent Houdijk and the Polestar Project
    Wed, Feb 15
    Music stage PaRaDoX
    Feb 15, 2023, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST
    Music stage PaRaDoX, Telegraafstraat 62, 5038 BM Tilburg, Netherlands
    Feb 15, 2023, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST
    Music stage PaRaDoX, Telegraafstraat 62, 5038 BM Tilburg, Netherlands
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