Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist Denise Reis has thrilled audiences all around the world with her warm, expressive musicality and unique talent. Her continual musical success has been attributed in part to her extraordinary ability to imitate the sound of the trumpet with only her lips and voice.She is a truly dynamic performer, surprising and delighting listeners with impressive improvisations, innovative arrangements, and Latin-American jazz textures.
The rich emotion in Denise’s music allows her to transcend cultural barriers and speak directly to the ears and hearts of her audiences.Denise Reis has toured various countries including her native Brazil, Senegal, Ukraine, Venezuela, Portugal, and Israel, where she performed with world renowned composer Yoni Rechter.
In 2009 Denise was honored with an invitation to compose a song and perform for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in Albany, NY. Her latest album, Alfândega, subtly injects world rhythms with a Brazilian sensibility. The album features musical production by Denise herself.
– Tito Madi (composer)
"Denise Reis interprets songs beautifully, giving color to her
singing, making any song soar. Her voice is pitch-perfect and
masterful. I would even say her voice is magic."
– Jô Soares, TV Globo
"Denise Reis is one of the most musical people I've ever met.
She is fated for success."
– Jornal Estado de Minas
"After her debut with "Chá de Hortelã com Caviar", an album
which featured Brazilian pop classics, Denise Reis reaches
new audiences with "Alfândega", a work that reveals her skill
as a songwriter. An album with elegance and refinement."
Marcelo Nami and acclaimed percussionist Marcos
• Birdland (New York)
• Cafe Wha? (New York)
• Caffe Vivaldi (New York)
• Joe’s Pub (New York)
• City Winery (New York)
• World Cafe Live (Philadelphia)
• Teatro Café Pequeno (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
• Zappa Club (Tel Aviv, Israel)
• Saint-Louis Jazz Festival (Saint-Louis, Senegal)
• Barquisimeto Jazz Festival (Barquisimeto,
• Chá de Hortelã com Caviar (2003)
• Alfândega (2007)
~ Listen to Denise at: http://denisereis.com.br
~Booking Contact~ Madalena Sousa
T: (917) 400-1578