Hanna Haas is a songwriter drawn to the dance of light and dark. Currently based in Portland Oregon, she has come to call the entire West Coast her home. Hanna describes her music as “contemplative folk,” identifying with artists Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, and Feist for their alternate tunings and mesmerizing melodies. Hanna loves to engage her audiences in sweet story telling and laughter, leaving her audience in a state of heart-felt introspection.
Her debut album is called, To Her, the Sea, released Spring 2022. Each song seeks to capture the blessings and curses of our lives and the beauty of both. Grief, heartbreak, softening, and surrender, and a hope for redemption and solace through it all. The album is produced and engineered by Sean Ogilvie at his home studio in Southeast Portland. The album features Zach Gerzon on cello, Luke Ydstie of Blind Pilot on bass,Dan Hunt of Neko Case on drumsJeremy Ferrera on backup guitar, Nate Crockett of Horse Feathers on violin, Micah Rabwin on drums and saw, Denzel Mendoza on trombone, Philippe Bronchtein on backup guitar and keys, Jeffrey Martin on backup vocals.