Sounds Like: Julie London, Linda Ronstadt, Joss Stone, Roberta Gambarini, Jane Monheit
Bio: Bio DENISE LESLIE
"Raised in east Toronto, there was almost always music blaring from our house – mainly from my brother’s massive Serwin Vegga speakers. I had a very musical father who was an avid jazz fan. This had a huge impact on all of his children, especially me. All 5 of us danced/lis... See Full BioMore Info
It's been a while since I performed at the Gate - glad to be back! The food's always fine, great vibe and you know we'll be digging deep into the great American Songbook for some tunes that'll swing hard and melt away any polar vortex-tinged icy hearts from the now infamous 2014 winter. Get some friends together/drop by after work and join us. I don't care how fabulous a stereo or pair of headphones you have. Nothing nothing, NOTHING beats live music, people! Especially jazz, and especially TORONTO jazz!
Thrilled to be singing again with MBBJE - this time for their annual Valentines Day Performance at Cooksville United Church! We'll be featuring some tunes chosen from the great American songbook that are bound to tug at the heart strings. with wonderfully-inspired big band arrangements! Dinner served at 7:00, show goes from 8:00-11:00p.m.
JAZZ VESPERS I'll be performing with Boris Treivus' Jazz Tonic Trio for Jazz Vespers at St. Luke's United Church in Toronto.
Join guitarist Bob McAlpine and myself on vocals at Lowville Bistro's weekly Sunday Night Jazz. Perhaps after 18 holes of golf at the beautiful Lowville Golf Club? Lowville features one of the most delicious and diversified menus I have seen/tasted. Reserve ahead of time folks. This is one popular spot. (905)335-0750