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

Denise Kidder/Keith Saunders/Robb Fisher Trio

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

We'll be serenading you with jazz gems and Brazilian grooves. Enjoy Keith Saunders' impeccable piano playing backed by veteran bassist Robb Fisher (Cal Tjader) with a glass of sauvignon blanc, Zydeco Zin at Riggers Loft, a favorite wine coop and hard cidery. Spectacular views, delicious food truck on site. The comfortable, welcoming atmosphere makes it a great place to relax. $5. Free parking. www.riggersloftwine.com

Instrumental & Vocal Jazz/Blues Open Mic Jam

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

Lead by Vocalist Denise Kidder with pro pianist and bassist. $10 cover. Sign-up sheet. Performers rotate in order of sign-up. Musicians bring at least 2 copies of charts in your key if possible. Grand piano & drum kit on site. 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! Food truck with delicious casual items for purchase. Two wineries, a hard cidery and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase. www.riggers-loft.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Trio

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

Join us for Friday night jazz. Get a glass of wine or hard cider, a bite from the food truck, and sit back and enjoy the wonderful Bay views. Fun spot to start the weekend. $5 suggested cover. Free parking. www.riggersloftwine.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Trio

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Terrace Room inside Lake Merritt Hotel, 1800 Madison Street, Oakland CA 94612

The Terrace Room is tucked inside The Lake Merritt Hotel, a beautiful 1927 Art Deco gem with lovely views of Lake Merritt. Make a dinner reservation in the main dining room which offers Caesar salad, blackened catfish, burgers, vegetable risotto and more in the main dining room with full bar, and where you will see us on the main stage. We will entertain you with swinging jazz classics and some bossa nova grooves. Thursday Happy Hour runs 5-10 pm. No cover. http://www.theterraceroom.com/go/

Winemaker Dinner and Jazz Duo

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Murrieta's Well, 3005 Mines Road, Livermore

Murrieta's Well specializes in limited production terroir-driven wines that express the best of each vintage. They artfully handcraft the finest in small-batch blends. This beautiful venue includes a tasting bar, patio and historic barrel room as well as a club lounge on manicured grounds. Special Winemaker Dinner and Jazz. Tickets $150. Details TBA.

Denise Kidder Trio

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

Sip delicious wine from R&B Cellars and Carica Wines and hear our delectable modern jazz trio. Food truck on site. Free parking. Unbelievable views. $5 suggested cover.

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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