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Bruce Stangeland
Artist / Musician / Consultant
Berkeley, California

Photo by Robin Kempster
  Painting of Iris   Painter of Watercolors
Photos of Recent Paintings


Tenor Banjo / Tenor Guitar Player
Leader of "The Dana Street Jazz Trio", which plays music from 1900 to 1950s.
Plays with the "Barrelhouse Jazz Band".
Hear us play in San Anselmo, CA on 9/8/13:     "Oriental Strut" , "Petit Fleur" , and "Down Home Rag" , and we played "Autumn Leaves" in San Anselmo on 9/9/18.
Hear us play the All Saints Day service at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley on 11/3/19.
Hear us play on a flatbed truck in the July 4th Parade in Piedmont, CA, 2023
Plays and sings with "The Old Folkies - New Life Band" (gospels and '60s music).
Plays and sings with the Ukulele Band at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley.
Memorial Day Sunday, May 24, 2020  
Played with the "Joyful Noise Jazz Band" See and hear us play "Willie the Weeper", Indiana and I'll Fly Away"
Played with the "Jubilee Jazz Band", mostly traditional jazz and swing music.     You can hear sound clips from our CD.
Played with the "Sir Francis Drake Irregulars" jazz band, with "Carol's Jazz Cats", and with "Dana Kemp's Gateswingers".
Sang bass/baritone with the Gospel Choir at First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Played (10 years) with "The Riverboat Gamblers", a traditional jazz band.
Played with Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra, Lasalle Street JB, Tice Valley JB, Mission Gold JB & Diablo Dixie Devils JB


Played in the Handbell Choir at First Congregational Church of Berkeley Dec. 10, 2023
Consultation on World-wide Web Page Design and Setup. Photo of Bruce by Michael Barnes   Painting of Bruce by Leslie Wilson  
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Former Clients:


Bonsai   Grower of Bonsai
Concentrating on California Live Oaks

Started taking 35mm slides in 1961 during a summer in Europe. In 2000 shifted technology and now concentrating on digital photography.
Chef and Baker
Currently building a collection of favorite recipes.

Consultation on Hydroprocessing Technology
Formerly an Engineering Fellow at Chevron Research in Richmond, CA
Retired in 1997 after a 30-year career in hydroprocessing R&D.



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