Hans Nelson

Home of professional keyboard player and music director, Hans Nelson.

Bio

Hans is a Nashville-based keyboard player, programmer, and music director. With years of experience in town, on tour, and in the studio, he enjoys doing excellent work for great people. 

He has toured with a variety of artists including Carrie Underwood, David Archuleta, and other performers. In town, Hans is involved in sessions, programming, arranging, various performances, and custom projects. He recently programmed and produced new show tracks for Color Me Badd.

His main genres of influence include Jazz, R&B, and Gospel, but he has performed many styles of music from Country Music to Broadway Musicals and everything in between. Currently, Hans serves as the Music Director & Programmer for Spirit Productions, Gary Musick Co., and Nashville pop recording artist Kerrie Roberts. 

Whether it's programming, arranging, overdubs, tour dates, tech work, or recording sessions, feel free to contact Hans for any musical project you may have, big or small.

Resume

    Kerrie Roberts 2011-Current  /  Keys, Programming Tech, Music Director

    • National and International Headline concert dates.
    • Tracks programming
    •  Live show synchronization
    • Ableton Live and Digital Performer Tech
    • Video editing

    Part of the plan 2017/  Assistant Music Director, keys

    • International premier of the show in Nashville, TN at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
    • Keyboard Sound Design and Programming
    • Keys 2 for the performance
    • Score engraving and editing
    • Rehearsal accompanist 

    SOTD - Dublin Worldwide Productions 2011-Current  /  Music Director, Keys, Programming Tech, Video

    • Music Director and Programmer for the premier of "Jive Talkin" - A Tribute to the Bee Gees
    • Music Director for the premier of "Rocket Man - An Elton John Tribute"
    • Music Director for the premier run of "Hooray for Hollywood"
    • Backing Tracks, Programming, and Video Editing/Sync for "Man In The Mirror"
    • Music Director for "12 Tenors", "Rocket Man", "Hooray for Hollywood", "Jersey Nights"
    • Ableton Live tech and FOH Engineer  for "Le Grande Cirque"
    • Keys for "Solid Gold Motown"

    Easton Corbin 2015 / Keys, Programming Tech

    • National and International Headline concert dates.
    • Keys
    • Ableton Live Tech

    Color Me Badd 2013  /  Producer, Programmer

    • Produced Live Show tracks.
    • Recorded, mixed, and programmed new single.

    David Archuleta 2010 - 2011  /  Music Director, Keys, Programming Tech, BGV's

    • FOX New Years Eve Show from Las Vegas
    • Christmas Tour

    Matt Davenport Productions 2009 - 2016  /  Music Director, Keys, Programming Tech

    • Music Director for the National Concert Series Tour of "Red Hot Hollywood"
    • Music Director for the National Concert Series Tour of "The Wonderful Wizard of Song"

    Carrie Underwood 2005 - 2006  /  Keys, Programming Tech

    • Played on "The Tonight Show", "The Letterman Show", "Today Show",
      "Ellen", "Regis & Kelly", "Grand Ole Opry", "2006 Billboard Music Awards",
      "2006 NBA All Stars Halftime Show", "The View", "2006 Dr. Phil Christmas Special"
    • Opened for: Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, and LeAnn Rimes

    Bucky Covington 2006 - 2007  /  Music Director, Keys, Programming Tech

    • "Bucky Covington" Album Release Tour
    • Played on "Fox and Friends", "Grand Ole Opry", "The Buzz"
    • Opened for: Rascal Flatts, Dierks Bentley, Jason Michael Carroll, Neal McCoy, Kenny Rogers

    Josh Hoge 2006  /  Music Director, Keys, Programming Tech

    • "360" Album Release Tour
    • Ryan Cabrera Summer Tour
    • Opened for: Natasha Bedingfield, Ryan Cabrera, Ashlee Simpson, Aly & AJ, Cheyenne, Matt Wertz