Born: July 16, 1945
Dennis Day Music Biography
Dennis Day is a versatile vocalist whose albums, For Only You and All Things in Time, along with his singles Sunday Morning Sunshine and Wastin’ My Time, are widely available on download and streaming services.
His original song Sunday Morning Sunshine is recorded in both instrumental and vocal versions and features acclaimed saxophonists Art Porter, Jr. and TK Blue. His second album All Things in Time features his original song African Musing and includes songs from the Great American Song Book with performances by Wycliff Gordon, Stephon Harris, Danny Mixon, John di Martino, and John Miller. The album peaked at #39 nationwide in College Music Journal’s annual Jazz charts and was presented the Grindie Award for Best in Jazz genre 2009 by RadioIndy, the Internet Radio music aggregator. Reviewers have said:
“Versatile Dennis Day possesses an easy distinctive vocal style reminiscent of Brook
Benton, Marvin Gaye or he Platters great lead singer, Tony Williams. But his best
moments are reserved for himself and his own mellow phrasings.” Herb Boyd
“Dennis day puts a contemporary twist on many jazz classics and standards in his CD
“All Things in Time”. He covers many styles within the jazz idiom including bebop,
ballads and the blues. A tremendously talented cast of musicians backs Day.
“Dennis Day is a magna cum laude graduate of the Billy Eckstine/Nat King Cole school
of buttery baritones in Day’s case though ,there’s a healthy dollop of cayenne, plus a
spoonful of grit, blended into the butter.” VOX Jazz Improv Magazine