Donna Deussen is a Los Angeles-based jazz/pop singer who has performed all over the southern California and Phoenix, AZ areas. Repertoire includes jazz and latin standards as well as pop favorites, from Jobim to Norah Jones. Her sophisticated, upbeat jazzy sound will give your event class & style. She can perform with a jazz guitarist, or with a full jazz trio, depending on your needs/budget.
Donna and Paul were perfect. They played jus the right music at the right time and even managed to get in a requested song from our companies owner. Donna has a wonderful jazzy sound. Paul was a wonderful accompanist Paul was perfect in his playing and volume Their presentation as perfect and well done. The owner of our company was very pleased.
I would highly recommend Donna and Paul to anyone.
Response from Donna Deussen Jazz Vocalist:
Thank you Jane! We thoroughly enjoyed working with you as well!
Price Range: Contact for rates
What to Expect
Donna's repertoire includes a wide variety of jazz and pop standards. See partial list of material below.
Donna's voice has been described as "shining like an aurora borealis... Her phrasing is impeccable, her tone is clear and a joy to the ear of the discerning listener" (John Gilbert (link hidden)). Her onstage presence is energetic and positive, and will enliven any party.
A magna cum laude graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Donna has been performing and recording in both Southern California and Arizona for many years. The last several years she has been performing with jazz guitarist Paul Weitz, both as a duo and with full band (bass/drums/sax). They recently released their CD "On The Street Where You Live" to rave reviews and world-wide airplay.
Some of the many Los Angeles venues where they have performed include: Beverly Hills Art Fair, Malibu Winery, Spazio’s Restaurant, the Lighthouse (Hermosa Beach), Holly Street Bar & Grill (Pasadena), Left Coast Wine Bar (Glendale), Whispers at The Grove, Cal Tech Summer Jazz Series, Squashed Grapes (Ventura), and Sportsman’s Lodge.
In Arizona, Donna has performed at: Tempe Arts Festival, the West Valley Art Museum, the Phoenician Hotel (Scottsdale), and many other venues.
Donna is also a session singer and an in-demand vocal coach.
Additional Booking Notes
We provide all sound equipment (P.A. etc.)
Past Booked Events
|December 15, 2017 • 11:00am - 12:30pm||Corporate Event|
Provided on request (as it is always changing!)
But here's a sample:
CHEEK TO CHEEK
TAKING A CHANCE ON LOVE
IS YOU IS OR IS YOU AIN’T
NICE WORK IF U CAN GET
STRAIGHTEN UP & FLY RIGHT
FLY ME TO MOON
PEEL ME A GRAPE
NO MORE BLUES
DAYS OF WINE ROSES
GIRL FROM IPANEMA
LA VIE EN ROSE
SOUS LE CIEL DE PARIS
IF I ONLY HAD A BRAIN
ONE FOR MY BABY
NICK OF TIME (BONNIE RAITT)
EVERYTHING (MICHAEL BUBLE)
IT’S TOO LATE (CAROLE KING)
TEMPTATION (DIANA KRALL)
CHANGE THE WORLD (CLAPTON)
AIN’T NO SUNSHINE
STILL CRAZY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
DON’T KNOW WHY (NORAH JONES)
BOTH SIDES NOW (JONI MITCHELL)
... and many more...
Influences & Inspiration
...Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae, Nancy Wilson, Diana Krall, Tierney Sutton, Kurt Elling, Jane Monheit, Karrin Allyson, Joni Mitchell, Norah Jones, Bonnie Raitt, Chaka Khan, Phoebe Snow, Adele...
Culver City, CA
Recent review: Rita was a HIT! She brings a fun, engaging style. All the party attendees enjoyed the performance.…
Los Angeles, CA
Recent review: awesome duo, alive and very feeling. great fun for ALL of my guest and would recommend them over…
Los Angeles, CA
Recent review: I cannot reccomend Jill and Gordon more! Everyone at my son's birthday were raving about how…
Los Angeles, CA
Recent review: Soo was an utmost professional, great communicator, and had a lovely demeanor from start to finish.…