Denise D'Angelo Jones

Denise D'Angelo Jones

 Athens, Georgia, USA
BandJazz

Chris Enghauser, a bass player, Nashville transplant who has played with Sarah Evans, and Randall Bramlett to name a few.
Dave D'Angelo, sax and drums has worked with Buddy Rich, James Brown, Mel Torme, Reba McIntyre to name a few.

Biography

Denise D'Angelo Jones studied vocal performance at NIU, and began her professional singing career in Nashville, TN at Opryland in the 80's followed by clubdate and session work in New York City. Her voice has been featured on national jingles, children's albums and CD's etc. She was an opener for the Pointer Sisters in Washington, D.C. in 1995 with her original songs. Influences include the Beatles,Carole King, Laura Nyro, Joni Mitchell, Movie and Broadway Composers of the 30's and 40's, David Frischberg, Michael Franks, Ivan Lins and Jobim. Her choral compositions have been performed by women's choirs all over the country. She and her husband moved to Georgia in 2005 to escape from the New Jersey Turnpike.

Discography

Current Projects Include:
1) Queens LIE - songs written in Queens, NY while stuck in traffic on the LIE featuring comedy songs: "Everything Done Right" (about falling in love with an anal retentive man who covers his furniture in plastic)
"I'd Rather Be" - inspired by gridlock traffic, root canal waiting rooms, and New Jersey DMV customer service representatives. (Hear these songs on reverbnation.)

Set List

Three to Four Musicians:
Vocalist/guitarist/pianist
Bassist
Drummer who doubles on Reeds

Concert or club setting where people like to listen, laugh and have a good time!!! It could be a huge setting (the biggest has been for 4,000),opening for a national act, or a small intimate club.