Author Archives: Deanna
“We Walk in Love” is for this moment. “Witkowski did a wonderful job of honoring the gospel style with We Walk in Love and the lyrics carry such a beautiful message that resonates with singers of all ages. I’ve conducted … Continue reading
For the last two months, I’ve been away from my home in NYC and living at my mom’s. In addition to boxes of my high school mementos, my mom also has five large boxes of my 2006 quartet CD, Length … Continue reading
On Fri, May 8 from 7-8 pm EST, I’ll be celebrating the 110th anniversary of Mary Lou Williams’ birth by playing an all Williams set on the Con Alma Solo Series! Watch the concert HERE at deannajazz.com, HERE at Facebook, … Continue reading
UPDATE: In case you missed it, here’s Deanna’s live online birthday concert! Donations can be made at https://paypal.me/deannajazz This Friday the 20th is my birthday. Celebrate by joining me in a 45 minute online concert from my mom’s living room … Continue reading
Last week I gave a performance-talk entitled Jazz is Love: The Life & Music of Mary Lou Williams at Fordham University. Here is a three minute video interview with clips from the performance.