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Desktop Jam Session #6 – Summertime with fiddle and loopstation

Enjoy this 6th edition of the Desktop Jam Sessions! This time “old school” collides with “new school” a timeless classic gets the 21st century treatment via electric 5 string fiddle and loopstation. Advertisements

Desktop Jam Session Episode 5

Episode 5 of Duane Padilla’s Desktop Jam Session features one of his favorite “standards”, Lady Be Good

Desktop Jam Session 4

Desktop Jam Session 4 with Duane Padilla features a performance of Bach’s Bouree in the waiting area for the ferry from Catalina Island, CA

Desktop Jam Session Episode 3

Desktop Jam Session Episode 3 is now up on youtube. Duane’s own leisurely gypsy jazz rendition of Charlie Parker’s Scrapple from the Apple

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/

Video Invitation to Duane Padilla’s Concert on Hawaii Public Radio on Nov. 19th

Violinist Duane Padilla talks about his upcoming concert at Hawaii Public radio and performs Stephane Grappelli’s Souvenir Villingen on this short video clip from his Youtube webblog

Jazz Violinist Duane Padilla Featured at the Hawaii Public Radio on Nov. 19th

On November 19th at 7:30 PM, Na Hoku Hano Hano winning lead violinist of the Hot Club of Hulaville Duane Padilla makes his debut concert as a solo artist at Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Performing Arts Studio. The concert will present romantically swinging improvisations inspired by the lyricism of Frank Sinatra and the eternally optimistic … Continue reading

Deborah’s Suzuki Book 4 Graduation Celebration

As a teacher I’m always looking for ways to motivate my students to review their old repertoire. Lately I have been offering to my students the “Suzuki Book Graduation Party Challenge”. It is well documented in the teaching community that I have serious skills in the kitchen.┬áTo my violin students I pose this challenge: If … Continue reading

Maui Spring Recital 2011

When I first started flying to Maui to teach in 2002, there were very few, violin students on the island. In fact, I was talking with some of the parents about this the other day, most had never even seen a violin in real life before, much less considered the idea that they might actually … Continue reading