Denise Donatelli

Denise Donatelli(born c. 1950, Allentown, Pennsylvania)is an American jazz vocalist , recording and international concert artist and three-time Grammy nominee.

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 Denise Donatelli's Early life

Donatelli grew up in a rural area of Pennsylvania. She began playing piano at the age of three and studied classical piano for 15 years, winning first place awards in the National Federation of Music Clubs ’ piano competitions three consecutive years. After college she set her musical career aside for marriage and family and did not begin singing professionally until her sons were in their teens.

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 Denise Donatelli's Awards

for Best Jazz Vocal Album, and her 2010 releaseWhen Lights Are Low,which peaked at #2 and remained on the chart for 23 weeks.It resurfaced 28 weeks later where it remained for another 7 weeks.When Lights Are Lowreceived two nominations, one for Best Jazz Vocal Album and another for Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist for pianist and collaborator Geoffrey Keezer for his arrangement of " Don't Explain ." Grammy nominatedSoul Shadowsis the third collaboration with two-time Grammy nominated pianist and arranger Geoffrey Keezer .

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 Denise Donatelli's Discography

  • Find a Heart(CD) (2015) Savant Records
  • Soul Shadows(CD) (2012) Savant Records
  • Bill Cunliffe: That Time of YearCD (2011)
  • When Lights Are Low(CD) (2010) Savant Records
  • What Lies Within(CD) (2008) Savant Records
  • In the Company of Friends(CD) (2005) Jazzed Media

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 Denise Donatelli's References

  1. Moser, John J. (12 February 2011). "Talking jazz with Denise Donatelli: Singer traces her steps from Allentown to Grammy nomination". Lehigh Valley Music. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 
  2. Herndon, Holly (2008-10-20). "TEMECULA: Vocalist Donatelli headlines tonight's Jazz at The Merc Page 1 of 2". Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  3. "Denise Donatelli". IMDb. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 
  4. "|". The GRAMMYs. Retrieved 2015-12-09. 
  5. "The Official Site of Music's Biggest Night". Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  6. "2010 GRAMMY Awards". The GRAMMYs. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 
  7. All About Jazz. "JazzWeek Radio Chart: November 22, 2010". Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  8. "About The Los Angeles Jazz Society". Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  9. "Los Angeles Jazz Society | Jazz Tribute". 2012-10-21. Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  10. "61st Annual Critics Poll - Rising Stars" (PDF). Downbeat 80 (8): 65. August 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 

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