Dena DeRose, Accompanist

Speaking of Dena DeRose (see the October 9 item below), she just showed up in YouTube clips accompanying and soloing with Bill Henderson at this summer's Litchfield Jazz Festival. Listen to the head of steam the quartet generates on "You Are My Sunshine." Avery Sharpe is the bassist, Winard Harper the drummer. To hear three more songs from that occasion, go here and scroll down to the middle of the screen. … [Read more...]