Performance Reviews

Written by George Harris Denise Donatelli with The Josh Nelson Trio@Spazios 08.14.09 “Every singer has a strong point; for some like Ella, it’s relentless swing,...

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Written by C. J. Bond It’s rare. But it happens. You’re barreling down the freeway and suddenly out of your car’s sound system pours the...

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“Denise Donatelli. A dark, enchanting voice, an intuitive ability to tell a musical story, and ineffable rhythmic drive. All the qualities one looks for in...

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Written by Bob Comden “Donatelli is one of the top singers in the L.A. area these days. She is very personable, charming and sings with...

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Written by Don Heckman JAZZ SONGSTRESS HITS ALL THE RIGHT NOTES “The first quality that was apparent – was the rich timbre of Donatelli’s voice,...

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Written By Bill Leikam Denise Donatelli and Geoffrey Keezer “Donatelli is quickly becoming one of today’s top jazz vocalists. …one of those voices that will...

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Written by Don Albert “I raved about Denise Donatelli in Financial Mail (July, 2009). She now has a new CD out on Savant named When...

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Written by By George W. Harris When I lived in Italy, I was always fascinated by the fact that all of the pasta dishes that...

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Written by Kirk Silsbee Jazz singer Denise Donatelli is an intimate performer. Her love songs, by virtue of her almost confessional medium dynamic and warm...

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Written by Chuck Berg Denise Donatelli is a miracle. She’s a jazz singer whose musical and dramatic gifts tempt one to reach for superlatives. Yes,...

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Written by Michelle Copperl I was wondering how to fill my day with new music when I was invited to hear Denise Donatelli presents her...

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Written by Robert Windeler In last month’s five-night engagement—at five different venues—Denise Donatelli made it clear that she is on a determined quest to expand the...

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Written by Dave Howell Even though jazz vocalist Denise Donatelli is a graduate of Allentown’s Parkland High School, Sunday marked the first time she performed...

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