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Duane Padilla’s New Music Video: Cry Me A River from “Sentimental Swing”

This week I released another one of my personal projects, music video of the song “Cry Me a River” to accompany my new album “Sentimental Swing” .  Creatively, I wanted to keep this project really simple and straight forward.  Because the song is very dark and emotionally deep. I was hoping to capture a nostalgic … Continue reading

New Jazz CD Release: Sentimental Swing: Duane Padilla – Violin

Aloha friends.  Good News! I just released my first solo jazz violin album!! IInspired by the lyricism of Frank Sinatra and the eternally optimistic melodies of French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli, the album presents a selection of romantically swinging jazz improvisations based on classics from The Great American Song Book. The album, entitled “Sentimental Swing” pays nostalgic … Continue reading

Recording Session: UH Professors preparing for their European Tour

There are days where I really love what I do. When I get a chance to record world class musicians, that’s a good day. Last night was definitely a good day. My friends Prof. Ibei Lin, cello and Prof. Jonathan Korth, piano from the University of Hawaii Manoa are leaving next week for a European … Continue reading