Author Archives: Deanna

Mary Lou Williams: Music for the Soul is out!

Buy your copy of Mary Lou Williams: Music for the Soul from your favorite online retailer, or buy a signed copy directly from Deanna! Buy a book in person at any of the following events: Sept 16: Con Alma Downtown, … Continue reading

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E-book version of Mary Lou Williams: Music for the Soul is out today!

Buy the new e-book version of Mary Lou Williams: Music for the Soul at litpress.org. Pre-order a signed copy of the paperback version (pub date: 9/15/21) of Mary Lou Williams: Music for the Soul directly from Deanna. Read the first 29 … Continue reading

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Deanna’s Piano Fund: Raising $20,000 by Sept 30

Thanks to my fans and supporters, I’ve raised $10,000 towards the $30,000 purchase price of the Steinway B piano that you can hear me play in the video below. I now have only two months left–until Sept 30–to raise the … Continue reading

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Mary Lou Williams’ Jazz is for the Masses– Deanna interview in Sojourners

I had a great time speaking with Da’Shawn Mosley, associate editor of Sojourners, in this interview about my book, Mary Lou Williams: Music for the Soul. Read the full interview Preorder your signed book copy

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Watch Deanna’s recent piano fundraiser concert online

UPDATE: In case you missed it, you can watch my June 25 piano fundraiser concert online here. The music begins at about 6 minutes into the video. This Friday, June 25 at 7 pm EST, I’ll be giving a solo … Continue reading

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