recordings

Digital versions of all of Deanna’s recordings are available at Bandcamp.


Love Came Down: Three Bonus Singles

Love Came Down includes a gospel/funk setting of a classic Christina Rossetti Christmas text, an original pop ballad (both with guest vocalist Sarah Kervin), and a Brazilian/R&B influenced instrumental.

Available exclusively HERE at Bandcamp.

Sheet music for “Love Came Down” is available HERE at MusicSpoke.


Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns 

Soulful arrangements of 14 classic hymns.

Those of us who have heard Deanna in church, home, club, or auditorium, have found new reasons to improvise praise for such fresh sounds. -Martin E. Marty, theologian

Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns- physical CD
Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns- physical CD
Trio recording featuring 14 of Deanna’s jazz hymn arrangements.

For digital album and audio clips, click HERE.
Note: Physical CD for U.S. customers only.
Price: $15.00
Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns- physical CD and digital e-book
Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns- physical CD and digital e-book
Makes the Heart to Sing CD along with the companion downloadable sheet music e-book.
For digital album and audio clips, click HERE.
Note: Physical CD for U.S. customers only.
Price: $35.00

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Raindrop: Improvisations With Chopin

Raindrop: Improvisations With Chopin- physical CD
Raindrop: Improvisations With Chopin- physical CD
Solo piano that blurs the lines between classical, Brazilian, and jazz.

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Note: Physical CD for U.S. customers only.
Price: $15.00

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From This Place 

A jazz Mass, new settings of 19th century hymn texts, and sacred music originals with Donny McCaslin, John Patitucci, Scott Latzky, Laila Biali, Peter Eldridge, and Kate McGarry.

From This Place- physical CD
From This Place- physical CD
A jazz Mass, new settings of 19th century hymn texts, and sacred music originals.
Hear the related NPR Weekend Edition story.

For digital album and audio clips, click HERE.

Note: Physical CD for U.S. customers only.
Price: $15.00

From This Place: Physical Songbook and CD
From This Place: Physical Songbook and CD
Spiral-bound songbook and From This Place CD.
HEAR CLIPS HERE
Note: For U.S. customers only.
Price: $45.00

 

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Length of Days 

Witkowski’s sheer musicality is abundantly evident, from a well-developed sense of line and harmony in composition, to the airily individual takes on standards like “Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo,” “In the Still of the Night” and “I’m Beginning to See the Light.”
-Ray Comiskey, Irish Times 

Length of Days- physical CD
Length of Days- physical CD
Deanna’s 2006 release on ArtistShare with saxophonist Donny McCaslin, bassist Dave Ambrosio, and drummer Vince Cherico.
For digital album and audio clips, click HERE.

Note: Physical CD for U.S. customers only.

Price: $15.00

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Wide Open Window

With saxophonist Donny McCaslin, bassist Jonathan Paul, and drummer Tom Hipskind.

Wide Open Window will refuse to allow you to file it away and forget about. It’s too different and too vital. Bravo, Ms. Witkowski.  -Ken Egbert, Jazz Now 

Wide Open Window- physical CD
Wide Open Window- physical CD
Adventurous Cole Porter arrangements and Latin jazz influenced originals.

Hear Deanna’s performance on NPR Weekend Edition.
For digital album and audio clips, click HERE.

Note: Physical CD for U.S. customers only.
Price: $15.00

Click to buy the digital album at Bandcamp.


Having to Ask 

Originally released on Deanna’s Tilapia Records in 1999 and re-released in 2000 on JazzLine Records. The limited edition disc comes in the original Tilapia Records packaging. With Jim Gailloreto, Jonathan Paul, Rob Amster, Tom Hipskind, and Jose Gregorio.

Deanna’s spirit– and her spirituality– come through on this consummate debut album, and that spirit is astonishing.  -Don Glasgo, Jazz Improv

Having to Ask- Limited Edition CD
Having to Ask- Limited Edition CD
This limited edition disc (only 20 copies are available!) comes in the original Tilapia Records packaging and is signed by Deanna.
For digital album and audio clips, click HERE.
Note: Physical CD for U.S. customers only.
Price: $75.00

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Deanna also appears on the following recordings:

Vanderlei Pereira and Blindfold Test- Vision for Rhythm (Jazzheads)
James Hall
 – Lattice (Outside In Music)
Idan Santhaus Jazz OrchestraThere You Are (Posi-Tone)
Sound AssemblyEdge of the Mind (Beauport Jazz)
Joseph C. Phillips’ NuminousVipassana (Innova)
D.C. AndersonClose Companions (LML Music)
Billy FoxThe Uncle Wiggly Suite (Clean Feed)
James FinnGreat Spirit (Not Two)