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Deanna also appears on the following recordings:


Idan Santhaus Jazz Orchestra- There You Are (Posi-Tone)



Sound Assembly- Edge of the Mind (Beauport Jazz)



Joseph C. Phillips' Numinous- Vipassana (Innova)



D.C. Anderson- Close Companions (LML Music)



Billy Fox- The Uncle Wiggly Suite (Clean Feed)



James Finn- Great Spirit (Not Two)

Sheet music

Visit the store page to purchase the From This Place songbook either as a 137 pp, spiral-bound book or as a downloadable pdf version.

Click on the songbook to download sample pages!
Purchase the book HERE, either as a downloadable PDF or as a physical spiral-bound book. 137pp.


Raindrop: Improvisations with Chopin

Deanna’s brand new 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. Click the icon below to hear a sample of that track.

Raindrop: Improvisations with Chopin is now available, even though the official release date is November 15, 2014. Click here to read Deanna's thoughts on how the idea for this recording came about.

Each CD is autographed-- email Deanna to have your autograph addressed to a specific recipient.

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TRACK LISTING
(All Chopin pieces are arranged by Deanna).

  1. Nocturne in E-flat major, Op 9, No 2 (Chopin)
  2. Walking the Labyrinth (Witkowski)
  3. Prelude in E minor, Op 28, No 4 (Chopin)/Insensatez (Jobim)
  4. Prelude in E-flat minor, Op 28, No 14 (Chopin)
  5. Nocturne in E minor, Op 72, No 1 (Chopin)/Manhã de Carnaval (Bonfá)
  6. Finding Joy (Witkowski)
  7. Nocturne in B major, Op 9, No 3 (Chopin)
  8. A Single Thought (Witkowski)
  9. Etude in E-flat minor, Op 10, No 6 (Chopin)/You and the Night and the Music (Dietz/Schwartz)
  10. Light that Shimmers (Witkowski)
  11. Following Intuition (Witkowski)
  12. Prelude in C minor, Op 28, No 20 (Chopin)/Olha Maria (Jobim/Buarque/de Moraes)
  13. Prelude in D-flat major, Op 28, No 15 (Chopin)
  14. In Parting (Witkowski)

From This Place

Deanna Witkowski has combined The Spirituality of the Soul and Heart with The Spirituality of Jazz. These performances are, above all, prayerful. They are also properly liturgical and and should be sung and played in churches.  Ms. Witkowski continues the work of Mary Lou Williams who was the first major Jazz Artist to compose for liturgical purposes.  This music is 'healing to the Soul'.

-Rev. Peter F. O'Brien, S.J.
Executive Director of The Mary Lou Williams Foundation

with Donny McCaslin, John Patitucci, Scott Latzky, Laila Biali, Peter Eldridge, Kate McGarry

An accompanying 137 page songbook is available at Deanna's store page.

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TRACK LISTING

  1. Let My Prayer Rise
  2. I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
  3. From This Place
  4. Evening Mass: Kyrie
  5. Evening Mass: Gloria
  6. Evening Mass: Sanctus
  7. Evening Mass: Agnus Dei
  8. O, the Deep, Deep Love
  9. Christ the Light
  10. Never Before
  11. Make Your Wonders Known
  12. Pass Me Not
  13. Keep in Mind
  14. Take My Life and Let It Be
  15. Song of Simeon

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Length of Days

Witkowski's sheer musicality is abundantly evident, from a well-developed sense of line and harmony in composition, to the airily individual takes on standards like "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo," "In the Still of the Night" and "I'm Beginning to See the Light."
-Ray Comiskey, Irish Times 

with Donny McCaslin, Dave Ambrosio, Vince Cherico

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TRACK LISTING

  1. Beautiful Hands
  2. Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo
  3. Straight, No Chaser
  4. Length of Days
  5. Prayer for Linda
  6. In the Still of the Night
  7. Feed the Birds
  8. Song for Sarah
  9. I'm Beginning to See the Light

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Wide Open Window

(Khaeon)
Wide Open Window will refuse to allow you to file it away and forget about. It's too different and too vital. Bravo, Ms. Witkowski.
-Ken Egbert, Jazz Now

with Donny McCaslin, Jonathan Paul, and Tom Hipskind

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TRACK LISTING

  1. All Through The Night
  2. New August Tune
  3. Wide Open Window
  4. From This Moment On
  5. A Rare Appearance
  6. Speak My Name
  7. Just One of Those Things
  8. You and the Night and the Music
  9. A Wonderful Guy
  10. Sanctus 

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Having To Ask

(Jazzline Records)
Deanna's spirit- and her spirituality - come through on this consummate debut album, and that spirit is astonishing.
-Don Glasgo, Jazz Improv

with Jim Gailloreto, Jonathan Paul, Rob Amster, Tom Hipskind, Jose Gregorio

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 TRACK LISTING

  1. Happening At Once
  2. Rains in Kenya
  3. Cooked Macaroni
  4. Blame It on My Youth
  5. Having to Ask
  6. Danz�n Para Hilario
  7. I'm All Smiles
  8. Starting Over
  9. Au Privave
  10. Leaving Space (Last Cha-Cha in Chi-Town)

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