This Westy Session features Hanna Haas performing “My Own Song” in a 1990 Vanagon Westfalia. 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 like Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, and Feist for their alternate tunings and mesmerizing melodies. Inspired by environments which she has inhabited, Hanna sings of the dramatic landscape of Big Sur, the California sun, and the vast and open Pacific Northwest sky. Hanna loves to engage her audiences in sweet storytelling and laughter, leaving her audience in a state of heart-felt introspection.