Denise Mangiardi Film Composer
Although a native of New York, Denise lived in New Orleans for five years, becoming a favourite-featured artist at the city’s premier jazz club ‘Snug Harbor’ and recorded 4 of her CD’s .She has been a featured artist in many world-renowned jazz venues, across the USA, Paris, Australia, London’s Pizza Express and the Round House, London. Denise has performed with many great jazz legends including, Peter Martin, Ellis Larkins, Garry Dial, Tim Green (Sax), Chris Severin, Bill Huntington, Mark Soskin, Jay Anderson, Jimmy McNeally, Harold Danko, Gary Costello, Paul Grabowsky, Johnny Vidacovich, James Singleton, Tony DaGradi, Brian Seeger, Dave Easley, Jeff Boudreaux, Jerome Barde, Jerry Bergonzi, Michel Benita, Steve Masakowski as well as many others. Denise has been living in London for the past 6 years where she produced 4 Cds. Her latest album "Brown Book" has received critical acclaim from around the world. The Cd features her film compositions and jazz compositions.
A Revered Classical Composer
Denise has also received her bachelors of arranging and music composition and piano from the renown Berklee College of Music and her masters and post graduate in composition from Trinity College in London. She is a prolific classical composer and has written 3 full-scale orchestral works as well as many chamber pieces. The quality and uniqueness of her work has meant she has received numerous commissions for her classical talents, including "Songs of the Rainforest". This full-scale orchestral piece had its world premier performed by Orchestra Toronto in December 2012. Denise is now working on doing film composition which has been a driving force for her incentive for new creative ventures.