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Duane’s Performing at HPR with Shoji Ledward on December 8

ON December 8th at 7:30, Duane will be performing a concert at Hawaii Public Radio with fellow Punahou Music School faculty member Shoji Ledward. The concert will be a musical journey through the world of jazz, starting with early swing and venturing into modal jazz ala miles davies and crusing through jazz manouche with detours … Continue reading

Desktop Jam Session 11: Dahil Sayo

Hi Everyone! Here’s the latest installment of my Desktop Jam Sessions. A loop pedal version of Django Reinhardt’s “Minor Swing”. Desktop Jam Session No. 7 – Loopy Django

New Video Clip: Duane Padilla, Violin & Paul Mehling, Guitar performing at San Jose Jazz

This past week, violinist Duane Padilla made a quick trip to perform on San Jose Jazz’s Wednesday night concert series at the Fairmont Hotel. Here’s a short video clip from the performance. Enjoy! http://youtu.be/B2bhY6O5G6I

Duane’s New Cyberspace Concert Series “Duane’s Desktop Jam Sessions”

Today marks the launch of a new cyberspace concert series called “Desktop Jam Sessions”.  For my friends who don’t have a chance to get down to some of my regular gigs and performances, I plan to post weekly on youtube  short videos of myself performing some of my favorite tunes in very informal settings. This … Continue reading

Swing Jazz with Duane Padilla & Paul Mehling In San Jose

On July 25, 2012 at 8PM come down to the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA and enjoy a fun concert of gypsy swing with violinist Duane Padilla & guitarist Paul Mehling. For more information about this and other gypsy jazz concerts in northern CA read this fun article in the San Jose Mercury News. … Continue reading

The Gemini Duo in Concert July 14th at Hawaii Public Radio!

The Gemini Duo’s annual recital at Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Performing Arts studio will take place on July 17th at 7:30. For more information follow this link: https://www.facebook.com/events/250420731739139/

Duane’s Summer 2012 Concert Schedule

Concert Violinist Duane Padilla will be sharing his music with all kinds of people in all kinds of places this summer. To find out more information about where he’ll be playing, check out the following link: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=153faadba17d4c77fe4c5a81d&id=bedc098040 Hope to see you at some of his shows!

Violinist Duane Padilla’s holiday single “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)” released today.

Violinist Duane Padilla has released a new recording of the holiday classic “The Christmas Song/Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire” to celebrate the season.  Click on the button below the hear the recording Happy Holidays  

Video HIghlights from Duane Padilla’s Jazz Violin Concert at Hawaii Public Radio

This past weekend, I gave my first solo jazz violin recital at Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton performing Arts Studio.  Joined by pianist Joshua Kaye and Bassist Ricardo Diaz, I had a great time jamming through an evening of jazz standards in front of a sold out crowd.  I tried to video the whole event, but … Continue reading