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LIVESTREAM: DENA DEROSE
Sunday, May 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm$20
See and hear Dena DeRose!
“The most creative and compelling singer-pianist since Shirley Horn”
– Joel Siegel
“Dena DeRose sings Jazz as if she had been at it her whole life long, and then some”
– Terry Teachout
Dena has accumulated an impressive list of performance credits. From the legendary clubs around the world like the Blue Note, Smoke and the Jazz Standard in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., The Jazz Showcase in Chicago, The Monterey Jazz Festival, The North Sea and The Hague Jazz Festivals (Holland), The Jazz Cruise (2005, 2007, 2008, 2011). Dena has performed with Ray Brown, Clark Terry, Marian McPartland, Benny Golson, Ray Drummond, Ken Peplowski, John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, Phil Woods, Rufus Reid, Jay Clayton, Mark Murphy and many, many others.
DeRose has been chosen by Downbeat’s Critic’s Poll as an “Artist Deserving Wider Recognition” in 2003, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2014, and 2015. All About Jazz anointed her as a “Jazz Artist of the Year” in 2003, and “Best Jazz Album” of 2007. Her CD’s, A Walk in the Park, Live at Jazz Standard Vol. 1, Live at Jazz Standard Vol. 2, and “Travelin’ Light”, all garnered 4 stars in Downbeat. She was featured three times on NPR’s “Marian McPartlands’ Piano Jazz” including the “30th Anniversary” show recorded live at Dizzy’s Coca-Cola Jazz club in NYC with piano greats Kenny Barron, Mulgrew Miller, Bill Charlap, Cedar Walton, Dick Hyman, and others. Dena also appears on the CD “NPR’s Piano Jazz Christmas Compilation”.