(PRWEB) December 13, 2011
Denise King, known for her international musical travels reconnected after twelve years with pianist Olivier Hutman when he discovered her on Facebook. Hutman assured King that if she came to Paris he would enjoy collaborating and organizng live performances at clubs, festivals and concert halls across France, Belgium and Italy. He contacted Producer Fred Midgeon and together they recorded a new CD, entitled "No Tricks" on Cristal Records and she is currently writing lyrics for an upcoming project for Summer 2012.
Living part of the year in Europe and the other on the east coast Denise is in high demand worldwide. She has shared the stages with many legends, from Butch Ballard, Arthur Harper, Sam Dougherty, Cecil Payne, Jymie Merritt, Bootsie Barnes, Lex Humphries,Phil Wright, Cecil McBee, Christian McBride, Dexter Wansel, Orrin Evans, McCoy Tyner, Bobby Watson, Lonnie Plaxico, Uri Caine, Sid Simmons, Dr. Guy Ramsey, J.D. Walter, Derrick Hodge, Chris Beck, Billy Paul, Jean Carne, Celine Dion, Bunny Sigler and more. Her sites are fixed on Jazz Festivals, Jazz Cruises and special events that bring her wide range of vocal stylings to her audience from Jazz to R&B. “I am continually inspired how social networking can create unbelievable musical collaborations across the oceans. Denise King is a vocalist who is a vivid story-teller with melodic enhancements that captivates her listeners. She truly is what you call a 'sanga" and is a force to be recognized in all jazz forums. Hutman cradles her artistry with a cohesive musical conversation that takes you on a journey that epitomizes the true art form of jazz” says Jaijai Jackson of The Jazz Network Worldwide.
Olivier Hutman has an impressive career of his own, he has worked and recorded with many artists amongst which: Pepper Adams, Art Farmer, Clark Terry, Harry ‘ Sweets’ Edison, James Moody, Michel Legrand, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Mark Murphy, Stephane Grapelli, Toots Thieleman, Gary Bartz, Junior Cook, Frank Wess, Clifford Jordan, Mundell Lowe, Teddy Edwards, David ‘Fathead’ Newman, Von Freeman, and Roy Hargrove.
Using the medium of social networking has become a mainstay in the marketing of musical artists through technology today, this project is living proof of how successful a collaboration can be introduced through social media. It gives the opportunity for artists to be heard at a moments notice by the buyers of musical presentations. Be sure to come by The Jazz Network Worldwide at http://www.thejazznetworkworldwide.com to take a listen to Denise King and Olivier Hutman as they travel through space and time together. To learn more go to http://www.denisekingsings.com as well as http://www.olivierhutman.com.