Denise Donatelli

Denise Donatelli

Smetana Hall in Municipal House,

A multi Grammy nominated jazz vocalist Denise Donatelli alternates effortlessly between the boundaries of jazz and contemporary popular music.  Voted Female Vocalist Rising Star by Downbeats magazine for the past four consecutive years, she was also named Female Jazz Singer of the Year by the Los Angeles Jazz Society, whose jury features the likes of Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones and Johnny Mandel. Leading jazz critic Neil Tesser has described her intonation as combining accuracy with ease in a way most singers can only imagine.

She will be joined on stage by pianist Matt Harris and trumpet player Bobby Shew who will also lead the concert.


  • Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Stephen Sondheim, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Clifford Brown, Johnny Mandel and more