DENISE MONTANA is:
- a double platinum recording artist.
- a vibrant, spirited, performer, whose singing and acting have earned her worldwide recognition.
- a stylist who traces her roots from jazz to blues, rock to pop, to the great American standards.
Denise's latest self-produced work is “In My Life”, an album recorded at Morning Star Studio in Spring House, PA.
Going Double Platinum, the song
“Merry Christmas All”, the featured single off the “Christmas Jollies” album on the Salsoul Label, has become a classic. A perennial favorite, the song is written by her dad, Vince Montana. It is on several Christmas compilation CDs with the likes of Bing Crosby, Mel Torme, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole -- to name a few. It has sold over 6 million copies.
“#1 DJ” Recorded on Atlantic Records received world wide recognition and air play. It sold at least a million copies.
In the year 1999 Denise recorded a CD called, “Just Think Of It”.
Denise has headlined in these venues:
- THE COPA CABANA, NEW YORK.
- THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC, PHILA.
- THE LATIN CASINO, NJ
- THE VARIETY CLUB TELETHON.
- A VAL RAY PRODUCTION “THE DIVA SHOW” AT THE FREEDOM THEATER IN PHILA.
- ATLANTIC CITY
- LAS VEGAS
- ODETTE’S CABARET IN NEW HOPE, PA
- FIRST UNION CENTER, PHILA., PA -- SANG THE NATIONAL ANTHEM FOR A KIXX SOCCER GAME
- BANK ARENA, TRENTON, NJ
PRINCE THEATER, PHILA., PAMe And Mrs Jones
Denise has performed at the following Jazz Festivals:
- JAZZ IN THE WOOD, COLLINGSWOOD, NJ
- THE CAPE MAY JAZZ FESTIVAL, NJ
- THE WILLINGBORO JAZZ FESTIVAL, NJ
- THE JENKINTOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL, PA
- SOMERS POINT JAZZ, NJ
- WOODLAND PARK JAZZ FESTIVAL, CO
- LA MORA JAZZ FESTIVAL, ITALY
- MEDIA JAZZ FESTIVAL, MEDIA, PA
Her TV credits include:
- AM PHILADELPHIA
- THE MORNING SHOW
- THE VARIETY CLUB TELETHON
- DANCE FEVER
- STEPPIN OUT MAGAZINE
- FEEL LIKE DANCIN, NYC.
- INVITATION TO DANCE
- SOAP FACTORY DISCO
- DANCIN ON AIR
- MOST MORNING SHOWS IN THE UNITED STATES
- CANADIAN BANDSTAND IN MONTREAL, CANADA.
- CHANNEL 10 PHILA. GENE LONDON SHOW.
- JUDGE FOR 2003 SING A TUNE FOR THE CELINE DION TALENT SEARCH, CHANNEL 10 PHILA
As an actress, Denise's career runs from Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz”, a Gene London Production for WCAU TV, to Greek tragedies by Euripides, many musicals and Neil Simon comedies.
Denise spends time in the recording studio and sings on many commercials:
- SUNNY 104.5 RADIO CALL LETTER COMMERCIALS
- CHEFS CHOICE THE FREEZER PLEASER TV
- GLAH BROTHERS
- DELAWARE RACE TRACK
- ROMAN PIZZA
- WICKER WORKS
- ALTAIR AIRLINE’S
- KENTUCKY INSURANCE
- AFRICANO WINE
- RAINBOW RABBIT
Denise is also the voice on many recording artists' CDs and children's albums.