PERFORMANCES

Denise possesses a steady intensity and focus in her singing that dives deep...Listening to her artistry captures your ear, heart and soul.  A special artist! ”

— Julie Kelly, Downbeat Readers Poll Top Ten Jazz Vocalist

Upcoming Shows

Jazz/Blues Instrumental & Vocal Open Mic Jam

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Riggers' Loft/R&B Cellars, 1325 Canal Boulevard, Richmond

Lead by Vocalist Denise Kidder with pro pianist Keith Saunders. $10 cover. Four wineries, hard cider and non-alcoholic beverages. Performers rotate in order of sign-up & continue until closing at 9 pm. Musicians bring at least 2 copies of charts in your key if possible. Grand piano & drum kit on site. Dress in layers as it is in a warehouse. Free parking. Follow Canal Boulevard to water's edge past the listed address. When you can go no farther at the end of Canal Boulevard, you have arrived! www.riggersloftwine.com

Denise Kidder/Ben Stolorow Jazz Duo 2nd Saturdays

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Britt-Marie's Restaurant and Wine Bar, 1369 Solano Ave, Albany

We will be offering modern interpretations of jazz standards and Brazilian grooves. Ben Stolorow, a Hertz Traveling Fellow studied in New York with pianists Stanley Cowell, James Williams and Fred Hersch. One can hear his lyrical sensitivity influenced by Bach and Bill Evans to Thelonious Monk and McCoy Tyner. He has performed at Yoshi’s, The Jazzschool, and the Kuumbwa Jazz Center, at the Healdsburg and SF Jazz Festivals, and has also toured and performed throughout Japan. Ben is also a faculty member of the California Jazz Conservatory. Make a reservation for dinner at this friendly neighborhood restaurant. No cover. Free parking. www.brittmariesolano.com https://www.facebook.com/events/216896762597090/

Denise Kidder Jazz Trio

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Riggers' Loft/R&B Cellars, 1325 Canal Boulevard, Richmond

We'll be swinging jazz gems as a trio. Enjoy the music with a glass of sauvignon blanc, Zydeco Zin at Riggers Loft, a favorite wine coop and hard cidery. Spectacular views, delicious food from the rotating food truck and a welcoming atmosphere make it a great place to relax. Wear layers as it is in a warehouse setting. $5. Free parking. www.riggersloftwine.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Duo Second Saturdays

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Britt-Marie's Restaurant and Wine Bar, 1369 Solano Ave, Albany

Enjoy a swinging duo performance with pianist Keith Saunders of modern takes on jazz standards.

Make a reservation for dinner or have dessert and a drink at this friendly neighborhood restaurant. No cover. www.brittmariesolano.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Trio

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Riggers' Loft/R&B Cellars, 1325 Canal Boulevard, Richmond

End your week on a happy, swinging note with us at Riggers Loft, a favorite wine coop and hard cidery. Spectacular views, delicious food from the rotating food truck and a welcoming atmosphere make it a great hang. Wear layers as it is in a warehouse setting. $5. Free parking. www.riggersloftwine.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Trio

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Rosenblum Cellars, 10 Clay Street, Oakland

Join us for a fun evening of swinging jazz standards and Brazilian grooves. Just steps from the Oakland Ferry Terminal, the bar & tasting room offers Bay views in the heart of Jack London Square. Enjoy a tasting, have a glass, or share a bottle with your friends while enjoying the bay-views. Light snacks available for purchase. No cover. www.rosenblumcellars.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Duo

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Britt-Marie's Restaurant and Wine Bar, 1369 Solano Ave, Albany

Swinging jazz, convivial patrons in an intimate space. And delicious food & drink!

Make a reservation for dinner at this friendly neighborhood restaurant on Solano Ave. No cover. Free parking. www.brittmariesolano.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Trio

Riggers' Loft/R&B Cellars, 1325 Canal Boulevard, Richmond

Join the happy, friendly crowd at Riggers Loft and listen to our swinging trio. This favorite wine coop and hard cidery offers spectacular views, delicious food from the rotating food truck. Wear layers as it is in a warehouse setting. $5. Free parking. www.riggersloftwine.com

L to R: Steve Heckman, Keith Saunders, Denise Kidder, Ravi Abcarian, Bryan Bowman. Photo: Philip Kaake

L to R: Steve Heckman, Keith Saunders, Denise Kidder, Ravi Abcarian, Bryan Bowman. Photo: Philip Kaake

PAST PERFORMANCE VENUES:

Angelica's, Redwood City, CA
Anna's Jazz Island, Berkeley, CA
Autour de Midi, Paris, France
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Bistro Yoffi, San Francisco, CA
Britt-Marie's Restaurant and Wine Bar, Albany, CA
Cafe Claude, San Francisco, CA
California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley, CA
Cerruti Cellars, Oakland, CA
C'Era Una Volta, Alameda, CA
Chantilly Restaurant, Palo Alto, CA
Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, CA
Cliff House, San Francisco, CA
Downtown Restaurant, Berkeley, CA
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA
Gabriella Cafe, Santa Cruz, CA
Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Oakland, CA
Hotel De Anza, San Jose, CA
Jazz Camp West, La Honda, CA
Kaiser Hospital, Oakland, CA
Kelly's of Alameda, Alameda, CA
La Strada Restaurant, San Pablo, CA
Old First Presbyterian Church, Jazz Vespers, SF, CA
A Perfect Finish Wine Bar, San Jose, CA
Peniche Marcounet, Paris, France
Piedmont Piano, Oakland, CA
Rassella's Jazz Club, San Francisco, CA
Riggers Loft Wine Company, Richmond, CA
Rosenblum Cellars, Oakland, CA
Sausalito Seahorse, Sausalito, CA
Sheba Piano Lounge, San Francisco, CA
Simple Pleasures Cafe, San Francisco, CA
Tula's Jazz Club, Seattle, Washington
Washington Inn, Oakland, CA

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