Maryanne has performed with various ensembles at The Kitano, Cornelia Street Café, Sweet Rhythm, CBGBs, Barbes, 55 Bar, The Local 269, InGarden Concerts as part of Evolving Music/Voice, the Clemente Soto Velez Community as part of Evolving Voice, The Brecht Forum, Puppets Jazz, Jazz Nights in Princeton, 5C Cafe, Scholes Street Studio, Ibeam, and Why Not Cafe. She has regularly performed with the Mark Lamb Dance Second Saturday Salons, as featured artist, and as guest.
Over the last decade and a half Maryanne has continued to develop her compositional voice. Her recent recordingTell A Star, represents nearly 13 years of her compositional style, marked by wide imagination and emotional range.
Her most recent recording Tell A Star[ENNArecords] has been beautifully received by journalists.
Her debut trio CD, A Glance, featuring original compositions was released onLoNote Records. It is also available at Art of Life Records as download. Lilacs in Winter, also mostly original material, is available at Blue Music Group.
Since arriving in New York, in 1980, Dean has been busy freelancing with a wide variety of artists in the Northeast, and has had the opportunity to travel extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and numerous tours of Europe, Japan, Brazil, Australia, Mexico, and Israel. Some of the eclectic array of artists Dean has been and continues to be involved with over that time include: Dave Liebman, Lee Konitz, Bob Brookmeyer, Randy Brecker, Joe Lovano, Phil Woods, Grover Washington, Dave Grusin, Lew Tabackin, Wynton Marsalis, Steve Kuhn, Dave Samuels, Ron Afiff, Dave Douglas, Paul McCandless, Nguyen Le, Art Lande, Ray Anderson, Walter Norris, Maurizio Giammarco, Bill Mays, Vic Juris, Billy Harper, Art Farmer, Nick Brignola, Ronny Cuber, Rob McConnell, Dave Kikoski, Bill Frisell, Albert Dailey, Mike Metheny, John McNeil, Hayes Greenfield, and Vocalists Sheila Jordan, Jackie and Roy, Mark Murphy, Carol Sloane and Helen Merrill.
Dean's debut CD as leader, TRIOLOGY, featuring 3 separate trios, w/ Art Lande, Frank Kimbrough, Jim Ridl, Dave Ballou, Tony Moreno, Matt Wilson, Rogerio Boccato, can be purchased at CDBaby.
Maryanne and Dean will be playing standards, folk, original, and free-improvised music.