Bill Hauser

Raised in Anchorage, Alaska from the age of 3, Bill began playing the saxophone in grade school, and decided to never stop. After graduating from Indiana University, Bill moved to Atlanta, where he sat in at local jam sessions, eventually picking up a touring gig as member of the Platinum Soul Band with the Universoul Circus. Bill then moved to NYC, where he became a fixture on the village r&b scene, working and performing with some of the best-known musicians on the scene. While sitting in with The Black Soul Experience at Manhattan's Club Groove, frontman Antwon Robinson shouted impromptu “Kill Bill!,” and the name stuck.

In 2017, Bill joined the B.B. King’s All-Stars Band, touring the Caribbean and Central America aboard Holland America cruise line. Now back in Alaska, Bill has been recording for and working with various out-of-state producers, and is recording his debut album. He has opened for Gerald Albright & Regina Belle, Al B. Sure!, Keith Washington, Peter White & Josh Vietti, and Ace Metaphor.


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“Bill Hauser's got soul.” — Mike Burton (Saxophonist: Jill Scott, Mary J Blige, Tyler Perry)

“The first time I heard Bill play, I immediately became a fan. His style of blending musicality, vibe, and the feel of ‘Quiet Storm’ creates an energy that lures you in as a listener.  Bill’s approach evokes so much emotion which carries throughout effortlessly within his music.” Nikkole, Contemporary R&B, Pop, Dance singer/songwriter.

“I remember hearing Bill at The Village Underground in New York. It was a place I had played at before, but that night Bill was subbing for Ezra Brown and I kind of just watched him work

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Primary Instrument

Saxophone, tenor

Location

Anchorage

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

$50/Hr

Gerald Albright
saxophone
Sonny Rollins
saxophone
John Coltrane
saxophone
Stan Getz
saxophone, tenor
Johnny Griffin
saxophone, tenor
Joe Henderson
saxophone, tenor
Charlie Parker
saxophone, alto
Stanley Turrentine
saxophone, tenor
Kirk Whalum
saxophone

Albums

https://soundcloud.com/bill-hauser

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