OA2 Artist

John Hansen



John Hansen is of that rarest of breeds: An attentive, discreetly inventive accompanist.
- Christopher Delaurenti, The Stranger

John Hansen is regarded as one of the most in-demand jazz pianists in the Northwest. A studied and musical ensemble player with a strong melodic vocabulary, John has always been recognizable for a unique personal voice.

His performance history includes such venues as NYC's Birdland, The Jazz Standard, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, DC's John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, Seattle's Jazz Alley and Tula's, and international festivals and tours in France, Japan, Korea, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Russia and Central America. During his career, John Hansen has performed and recorded with many of the Northwest's premiere, award-winning bands including: the Jay Thomas Quartet, Jim Knapp Orchestra, Kelley Johnson, and The Bill Ramsay-Milt Kleeb Band with Pete Christlieb. He has been invited to perform with The Seattle Symphony, Rick Margitza, Randy Brecker, Ingrid Jensen, Ernestine Anderson, The Woody Herman Orchestra, Bud Shank, Bobby Shew, David 'Fathead' Newman, and more.


RECORDINGS FEATURING John Hansen


Chris Amemiya & Jazz Coalescence
OA2 Records 22101

Todd DelGiudice
OA2 Records 22078

Brian Owen
OA2 Records 22026

Richard Cole
Origin 82575

Phil Kelly
Origin 82549

Richard Cole
Origin 82492

Phil Kelly
Origin 82417

Jim Knapp Orchestra
Origin 82412

Richard Cole
Origin 82384

Richard Cole
Origin 82366





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For more information about John Hansen, please visit: http://www.johnhansenjazz.com/.

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