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Denise Thimes

After describing her brilliant voice as a perfect mix of “Ella, Sassy, Lady Day, Nancy, Dianne, and Carmen, to name a few” it came only naturally that legendary jazz trumpeter Clark Terry would, at New York's historic Flushing Town Hall, select Denise Thimes as that night's guest vocalist. Even sharing the stage with such jazz greats as Dr. Billy Taylor, Earl May, Benny Powell, Jimmy Heath and Tootie Heath couldn't hinder the rising star, who dazzled the audience once more, bringing them to their feet for yet another series of standing ovations.

Throughout 2006, Thimes astounded audiences all over the world with some of the most prominent names in jazz including Clark Terry, James Moody, Kevin Mahogany and several other NEA Jazzmasters

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