Deanna is featured in the Autumn 2014 issue of Wheaton Magazine in the article, "Made for Worship." Read it here!
Raindrop: Improvisations with Chopin: hear clips and pre-order here!
Deanna’s upcoming solo piano recording features
articulate, unusual jazz takes on eight Chopin pieces, four of which
combine Chopin with Brazilian pieces (Manhã de Carnaval, Olha Maria,
Insensatez) or rhythms (baião). Six short free improvisations
are interspersed between the Chopin arrangements.
From This Place: hear clips and order here!
Witkowski has combined the spirituality of the soul and heart with the spirituality of jazz...her music is 'healing to the soul.' -Rev. Peter O'Brien, Mary Lou Williams Foundation
Length of Days: hear clips and order here!
If, among contemporary pianists, Brad Mehldau and Bill Charlap represent the gold standard, then Deanna Witkowski deservedly ranks as their sterling sister. -Christopher Loudon, JazzTimes
Wide Open Window: hear clips and order here!
Witkowski is not far from jazz stardom with her keyboard techniques, her imaginative composing and arranging, and her wordless vocalizing. Remember her name.
-Harvey Siders, JazzTimes
Having to Ask: hear clips and order here!
Deanna's spirit- and her spirituality- come through
on this consummate debut, and that spirit is astonishing.
-Don Glasgo, Jazz Improv