Debbie Deane

Debbie Deane

 Brooklyn, New York, USA
BandPopSinger/Songwriter

Native Brooklynite Singer-Songwriter Debbie Deane Leaves Her Jazz House to Find ‘Grove House’- Her Debut on Ravi Coltrane’s RKM Records. 'Grove House' in stores now!

Biography

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the multitalented Debbie Deane hails from a musical world without boundaries, where rock-oriented singer-songwriters and top-tier jazz musicians breathe the same creative air. After earning a degree in English Literature, Debbie embarked on her music career, studying jazz intensively at Bostons Berklee College of Music, honing the piano skills that she continues to display as a singer-songwriter.

Upon moving back to Brooklyn, she lived in a jazz den, a rental she found on Prospect Place in Park Slope, with some of the citys most promising jazz musicians, including saxophonist Seamus Blake, drummer Marc Miralta, pianists John Stetch and Geoge Colligan. Their apartment became an incubator for burgeoning jazz musicians in New York City in the 90s, with saxophonist Joshua Redman, as well as scores of other musicians, stopping by to hang out and jam.

With her strong, versatile singing voice and impressive skills on piano, Debbie poured her soul into her originals songs, distilling influences that include Carole King, Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell and Steely Dan. She spent the 90s singing, performing, and being passed from major labels who thought she was too jazz or not jazz enough, or indies that folded before her album could come out.

Her songs have appeared in a number of films and TV shows, including Party of Five (and on Jennifer Love Hewitts Atlantic debut Lets Go Bang). In 2005, Deanes self-titled debut CD featuring Brian Blade, Wayne Krantz, Phil Markowitz, Joshua Redman, and more, was licensed by the German label ESC Records and released in Europe.

The richly rewarding Grove House, to be released in June, 2007, is her debut on RKM Records, a label run by the illustrious jazz saxophonist Ravi Coltrane. Once again, Deane brings warmth, sophistication and rock-n-roll edge to the table, leading a cast of fine musicians as she sings of love, ambivalence and freedom.

Discography

Debbie Deane Grove House RKM Music (2007)
Sing Out Loud! Te Records (2007)
ESC Records Sampler Vol 2. (2006)
Maestros of Cool- a Tribute To Steely Dan--
ESC Records (2005)
Debbie Deane, Debbie Deane (2005) ESC Records
ESC Records Sampler Vol. 1 (2002)
Debbie Deane, Hit The Rewind, (2002) ESC Records
Brooklyn Above Ground (2000)
Debbie Deane, Debbie Deane (debut) 2000

Set List

We do 45-50 minute sets of Debbie's original music
(taken from her 2 CDs)
plus choice covers

one set or two or three--whatever fits the bill

Debbie plays solo
or with her band--whatever fits the bill.

Debbie's choice covers:
Instant Karma-John Lennon
Levon-Elton John
Come Together-Beatles
Bell-Bottom Blues- Eric Clapton
Turn Your Lights Down Low-Bob Marley
Sweet Thing-Rufus feat.Chaka Khan
Any World (That I'm Welcome to) -Steely Dan
Meet Me In The Morning-Bob Dylan
They Love Each Other-Jerry Garcia
Tell Me Something Good-Rufus feat. Chaka Khan
The Bridge-Neil Young