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

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

Lead by Vocalist Denise Kidder with pianist William Beatty. $10 cover. Four wineries & hard cider. 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.riggers-loft.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Duo

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

Enjoy an intimate duo performance of jazz standards with a modern interpretation. Come for a drink or dinner at this popular neighborhood Californian restaurant with a new chef. www.brittmariesolano.com

Denise Kidder Trio

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

Cozy up with friends, wine, and great jazz with pianist Walter Bankovitch at Riggers Loft, a favorite wine coop and hard cidery. Fantastic views, delicious food truck and a welcoming atmosphere make for a fun night out. Wear layers as it is in a warehouse setting. $5

Denise Kidder Duo

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Campovida Taste of Place, 95 Linden Street, Oakland

Sip Campovida's beautiful wines, an olive or a cheese plate, and enjoy the sounds of modern jazz. Join me this intimate gathering space to connect over a glass of wine sourced from organic and biodynamic vineyards of Mendocino County. No cover. Free parking. www.campovida.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Duo

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

Join Denise Kidder's Jazz Duo for an intimate evening of modern interpretations of jazz standards and Brazilian gems.

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

Denise Kidder Trio

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

Prepare to swing hard with my trio 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

Denise Kidder Duo

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Rosenblum Cellars, 10 Clay Street, Oakland

Denise Kidder's Jazz Duo will entertain you as you sample Rosenblum Cellars' California-sourced zinfandels and other Rhone style wines.

Just steps from the Oakland Ferry Terminal, the tasting room is located 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

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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