Lyric Opera San Diego Welcomes Jazz Vocalist Denise Donatelli with the Geoffrey Keezer Quartet
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The last date listed for Denise Donatelli with the Geoffrey Keezer Quartet was Wednesday July 7, 2010 / 7:00pm.
Currently at Birch North Park Theatre:
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San Diego Musical Theatre presents the stage adaptation of Irving Berlin's beloved 1954 musical film White Christmas at the Birch North Park Theatre this holiday season, complete with a live 22-piece orchestra. Brimming with such timeless Berlin hits as "Blue Skies," "How Deep Is the Ocean?" and the unforgettable title song, White Christmas tells the story of U.S. Army veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis, a pair of performers with a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge -- which, as it turns out, just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former Army commander. When they learn that the inn's future is in jeopardy, the showbiz gents team up with the sisters and save the day by producing a sparkling, family-friendly holiday show bursting with cheerful dancing, treasured tunes and a generous helping of Yuletide cheer. Learn More
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This review would have been four stars if Denise Donatelli had performed throughout, as noted by others. Marvelous voice, stage presence. I would have also preferred she sing more standards. Acoustics at the Birch were excellent.
The sax player who accompanied her performances was superb as well. Keezer is a marvelous musician, but I didn't enjoy his compositions.
Part of the Jazz in North Park Series
Presented by Holly Hofmann and Lyric Opera San Diego
Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Denise Donatelli was drenched in music from an early age. She has performed in jazz clubs and jazz festivals across the country. Her first CD, In the Company of Friends, was released in 2005 on the Jazzed Media label and her 2008 release, What Lies Within, on the Savant Records label, debuted on the National Jazz Week Chart at #15 and peaked at #11. Her upcoming release with pianist and composer/arranger Geoffrey Keezer, is scheduled for an spring 2010 release.
Geoffrey Keezer, no stranger to San Diego where he now resides, is an immensely talented pianist who, at 17, joined the great Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, then went on to perform with Art Farmer, Ray Brown, Christian McBride, Jim Hall and countless others. His own projects cover a wide range of musical expression from acoustic jazz to electronica to diverse world-music collaborations including his 2009 Grammy-nominated CD Aurea. Joining the quartet for this performance is San Diego’s favorite guitarist, Peter Sprague.
About the Ticket Supplier: Lyric Opera San Diego
Formerly known as San Diego Comic Opera, Lyric Opera San Diego has been bringing accessible, affordable opera and musical theatre productions to San Diego since 1979. The company performs operas and musicals from the European and American tradition, in English, presenting the finest young musical talent available with full orchestra and chorus accompaniment.