05.05.12Support The Girls Gala - Christus St. Catherine's Weston Lakes Country Club

Katy Chamber of Commerce President "Ann Hodge" says:

"Dena Blue you are absolutely fabulous! What a truly remarkable performance last night at the Support the Girls Gala! I would be thrilled to give a recommendation to anyone interested in having Dena Blue and the Band perform at your event! Thanks again Dena!"

03.28.12Hilton Hotel and Events by Doyin Loves Dena Blue and her band.

We hired Dena Blue and The Dena Blue Band for the Hilton College Station 40s themed grand reopening gala produced by our company. Dena and her band's performance exceeded ours and the client's expectations. They serenaded the crowd impeccably to the extent that guests didn't want to leave at the end of the event. We will definitely hire Dena Blue and her band again."

It was our pleasure.

01.08.12Dena Blue and The Blue Jazz Band Houston Talent Magazine

Dena Blue and The Blue Jazz Band
Houston Talent Magazine
Thursday, December 1st, 2011
Dena is a consummate vocal performer and professional entertainer. Her performances are sought after by the public and admired by her peers. Dena’s soft and sultry voice is a perfect match to the jazz and blues genre.
Her musical talent extends beyond to classic light rock and classic country music. She rightly deserves her induction as best Female Vocalist of 2008/2009 into the Texas Music Hall of Fame. She was also awarded Female Vocalist of the Year 2007-2010.

Dena Blue and The Blue Jazz Band
When not performing with her band, Dena gives back to the musical community by mentoring “budding" musicians. Dena is a true asset to the music industry.
The sensational Dena Blue’s soft sultry voice and Houston’s top musicians, The BlueJazz Band, will ensure that one’s event has only the finest and most exciting sound. The BlueJazz Band is First Call “A" list musicians. Their latest concert was for the Woodlands Texas where over 600 fun filled fans showed up to support. They also packed the Houston Texas, Richmond Chill and Grill all the way out to the parking lot for their art show and in Addison Texas.
They did the country music roots festival for Traders Village on their Pepsi Concert Stage with huge success. In addition to their regular gigs in July, they will be performing at Sambucas Restaurant Downtown Houston and the Haak Winery Fall Wine Fest on September 17th in Sante Fe, Texas.
Last year, they performed at clubs like The Horn, House of Blues, Traders Village, Alvin Opry House and Gilleys. They headlined for 5 concerts and a music festival.
They appeared on the Johnny High Country Music Show with Leanne Rimes, and they will be making a guest appearance on the Rosenberg Country Music Show soon.

http://www.denablue.com/live/ "

11.16.11Recommendations for Vocalist "Dena Blue"



Recommendations for Dena Blue – Jazz, Blues, Big Band, Swing, Bossa Nova Vocalist



“Dena Blue is a consummate creative professional in all things. She delights an audience with her sultry vocals, inspires others to greater achievement, fashions opportunities and organizes events. Dena is a high energy lady with inventive ability to create. I recommend her without reservation for any creative endeavor. Choose Dena Blue to add success to your event." August 22, 2011 - Judith Miller, Owner, Judith Miller Band

“"I’m delighted to provide this recommendation for Dena Blue. She is the consummate vocal performer and professional entertainer. Her performances are sought after by the public and admired by her peers. Dena’s soft and sultry voice is a perfect match to the jazz and blues genre. And her musical talent extends beyond to country and gospel music. She rightly deserved her induction as best Female Vocalist of 2008/2009 into the Texas Music Hall of Fame. When not performing with her BlueJazz Band, Dena gives back to the musical community by mentoring “budding" musicians. I consider Dena a true asset to the music industry."" August 22, 2010 - Lea-Ann Gee, Sr. Instructional Designer and Consultant, Train2GainUS


“I am very proud to recommend Dena Blue! Dena is a very talented person with a track record for providing quality entertainment. She is incredibly passionate and a true inspiration. In all honesty, I believe there are few people who can keep up with her level of performance. Dena rates a true "two thumbs up!" Thank you." September 21, 2011 - Michael Guevara, Owner, Cinco Ranch Conservatory of Music


“Dena Blue:

Amazing voice.

Wondrous Lady!

Perfect in M'Anyways...

September 19, 2011 - Bob Bevard The Speaker With Solutions, Board of Directors, San Antonio Summer Art & Jazz Festival, San Antonio Summer Art & Jazz Festival



“Dena Blue has been a total pleasure to work with; pleasant, professional, reliable and great at what she does." September 4, 2011 - Joe Abuso, Principal, Genuine Hospitality Consulting



“Dena has a marvelous voice and adds a particular charm to many of the great standards of the jazz repertoire. Any lover of music would enjoy attending a Dena performance. In addition to her skills as a singer, Dena is a great organizer and does much to further the appreciation of music in many forums." August 29, 2011 - Daniel Krohn, Owner, Law Office of Daniel Krohn



“Dena is a creative vocalist who truly takes command of a song.
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Creative

Skip Nallia, hired Dena as a Vocalist in 2011, and hired Dena more than once

August 29, 2011 - "Skip Nallia"

08.07.10ARTIST PRESS ITEMS

"A Must See!!! Dena Blue and The Army Men from Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 12:00 PM to Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 4:00 PM Traders Village 7979 N. Eldridge Road , Houston , Texas United States" John Norum - Conroe Local Spur

08.06.10We're excited to welcome Dena Blue and the Blue Jazz Band to La Porte!

Listening to Dena Blue and The BlueJazz Band at the Plaza. Beautiful evening, fabulous music.

07.29.10Dena Blue and the Bluejazz Band set to jazz up plaza

Houston Chronicle — The city of La Porte's Plaza by the Bay Summer Concert Series continues Friday, July 30, with a performance by Dena Blue and the BlueJazz Band.

The jazz vocalist, who was named Best Female Vocalist of 2008 and 2009 from MellowD Music Production Co., was inducted into a Texas Music Hall of Fame.

Dena Blue and the combo will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Five Points Town Plaza.

07.29.10Dena Blue and The BlueJazz band heads to La Porte

The city of La Porte is proud to welcome Dena Blue and the BlueJazz Band to the 2010 Plaza by the Bay Summer Concert Series on Friday, Aug. 6. The popular jazz vocalist and combo will play at Five Points Town Plaza from 6-9 p.m.

The Pasadena Citizen

07.28.10Dena Blue and the BlueJazz band to perform

The city of La Porte is proud to welcome Dena Blue and the BlueJazz Band to the 2010 Plaza by the Bay Summer Concert Series on Friday, August 6. The popular jazz vocalist and combo will play at Five Points Town Plaza from 6 – 9 p.m. The Plaza by the Bay concert series consists of six outdoor summer concerts held at the new Five Points Plaza in downtown La Porte. All concerts in the series are free and open to the public. The Aug. 6 concert is sponsored by Lubrizol and the Plaza by the Bay Concert series is underwritten by Beacon Federal Credit Union and Quality Inn and Suites.

Dena Blue is the consummate vocal performer and professional entertainer. The BlueJazz Band, with Dena Blue and Houston's top musicians, always ensured that each event has only the finest sound. Their performances are sought after by the public and admired by their peers. Dena’s soft and sultry voice is a perfect match for the jazz and blues genre, and her musical talent extends beyond to country and gospel music. She has the honor of receiving Best Female Vocalist of 2008 and 2009 from MellowD Music Production Co. and was inducted into a Texas Music Hall of Fame. When not performing with her BlueJazz Band, Dena gives back to the musical community by mentoring “budding" musicians.

Five Points Town Plaza is located at 201 S. Broadway Street at the corner of Broadway and Main streets in downtown La Porte. Vendors will be available at the Plaza, and patrons are welcome to bring their picnic blankets and lawn chairs. Parking will be available at the La Porte Community Church parking lot, 200 South 1st Street. There will be no street closures for the concert series, so parking will also be available on Main Street and on Broadway.

The Bay-shore Sun

07.26.10Listening to some of the areas top jazz musicians

Dena Blue and The BlueJazz Band at Beckert Park. Part of July Jazz delivers to over 3500 fabulous fans.

07.25.10July Jazz - Dena Blue and The BlueJazz Band

The Town of Addison's Summer Event Series is known for providing fun, family entertainment all summer long and the 2010 Series is no exception!... Everyone enjoyed the wonderful music of Dena Blue and The BlueJazz Band on a wonderful Texas summer night. Over 3500 energetic fans! It was fantastic!!

07.15.10 Dena Blue - Press Item

Dena Blue performs with The Army Men and delights the audience with a little Classic Rock and Jazz. The Pepsi Summer Concert Series at Houston’s Traders Village presents the hottest bands ever at the largest flea market on the Texas Gulf coast. Performances are under the Gray Expo building rain or shine beginning at noon. All concerts begin at noon in the new 50,000-square-foot covered Gray Expo building at Traders Village, rain or shine. Admission is free, just $3 to park.

07.10.10"The city of La Porte's Plaza by the Bay Summer Concert Series

"The city of La Porte's Plaza by the Bay Summer Concert Series continues Friday, July30, with a performance by Dena Blue and the BlueJazz Band. The jazz vocalist, who was named Best Female Vocalist of 2008 and 2009 from MellowD Music Production Co., was inducted into a Texas Music Hall of Fame. "
Stacey Osborne - Pasadena Baytown News

07.01.10Pasadena - Entertainment News

The city of La Porte's Plaza by the Bay Summer Concert Series continues Friday, July 30, with a performance by Dena Blue and the BlueJazz Band. ...

03.20.10All About Jazz Features: Jazz Vocalist Dena Blue

She has become a very accomplished singer/vocalist and "on air" personality. You may have heard her daily talk show "Something For You" on Dorton and Crawford Broadcasting, a 50,000 watt station that reached five different states simultaneously. Mike Ricci

03.08.10The soft and sultry sounds of an elegant evening of jazz with a splash..of glitz and glamor.

Her soft sultry voice and Houston's top musicians, The BlueJazz Band, will ensure that your event has only the finest sound. The BlueJazz Band is under the direction of the talented and accomplished Paul Chester. He comprises her group of only the "A" list musicians. Currently playing are the amazing Andrew Lienhard on keyboard, outstanding Tim Solook on drums, and remarkable Aric Nitzber on upright bass and Paul Chester will be dazzle you on the guitar.

Dena has been performing for years in Houston, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio, on the River Walk . She performs at weddings, galas, events and celebrations all over Texas.

Her music is aired in Australia and Canada as well as the USA. In 2008, she was honored by being inducted into a Texas Music Hall of Fame and has received several awards for top female vocalist from MellowD Music Productions.

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Lea-Ann Gee has endorsed your work as Jazz Vocalist at Dena Blue and The BlueJazz Band.
I’m delighted to provide this recommendation for Dena Blue. She is the consummate vocal performer and professional entertainer. Her performances are sought after by the public and admired by her peers. Dena’s soft and sultry voice is a perfect match to the jazz and blues genre. And her musical talent extends beyond to country and gospel music. She rightly deserved her induction as best Female Vocalist of 2008/2009 into the Texas Music Hall of Fame. When not performing with her BlueJazz Band, Dena gives back to the musical community by mentoring “budding" musicians. I consider Dena a true asset to the music industry.
Lea-Ann Gee

01.15.09MellowD Music presents "Dena Blue and The BlueJazz Band"

By the age of 12, Dena was singing on radio and television. In her late teens, she was a model for the fashion industry in Los Angeles. Her great love for music and entertaining has taken her to a career performing nationally and internationally. She was lead female vocalist with the Glen Castleberry Band in Los Angeles, California. In 2008, she was honored by being inducted into a Texas Music Hall of Fame and has received several awards for top female vocalist from MellowD Music Productions. She has released two CD's and is working on her third. Her warm soft, sultry voice and engaging personality charms her fans and keeps them coming back again and again. Her former radio talk show gives Dena an edge of personality plus at making fans feel comfortable. Dena Blue has a smooth voice and great stylistic range, enabling her to sing many styles of music. Her years in Reno/Vegas put a lot of emphasis in her many outstanding and wonderful costumes. Dena’s musical style and delivery is influenced greatly by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Rosemary Clooney, Diana Krall, Oleta Adams and Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and daughter, Natalie.. As for Blue’s her influences have come from Eric Clapton, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Tracy Nelson, Nora Jones, Toni Braxton and B.B. King, Paul Chester and many more.

01.05.09Entertainment News – Dena Blue wins Award

Dena Blue top female vocalist is inducted into Texas Music Hall of Fame. What an amazing talent.

Editor - Gatesville MessengeR

02.07.08Remarkable talent comes to Alvin!

Dena Blue and The BlueJazz Band! Never has Alvin seen such talent!

Editor - Alvin Sun

02.09.05Paul Chester with Stratus is also Music Director for "jazz luminary" Dena Blue

"Paul Chester is Music Director and Lead Guitar for The BlueJazz Band. He has produced two albums for Dena Blue and the BlueJazz Band and is working on the third, an acoustical jazz composition. His expertise lends itself to a multitude of musical arrangements that showcase the amazing talent of Dena Blue and the BlueJazz Band. Paul Chester has been showcasing his talent across the stages of Houston with the Jazz Greats for over 15 years. He is a mentor, instructor and friend to many of the talented accomplished musicians in Houston. David Jackson, Guy Evans - An Overdose Of Fingal Cocoa: Stratus