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Dennis Rowland with Diana Lee – Bodega13 Summer Jazz Series
June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Born and raised in Detroit, Dennis Rowland was a voice in the world-renowned Count Basie Orchestra between 1977 and 1984, sharing the stage with Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams and Tony Bennett. He was featured on the orchestra’s Grammy Award-winning release “On the Road” in 1980. Since the Count Basie days, Rowland has lived and performed in Phoenix and has been a Valley icon for decades. Recently, he was name one of two Artists of the Year at the Governor’s Arts Award ceremony held at the Arizona Biltmore Estate.
Diana Lee has performed and toured with countless superstars all over the world such as, Reba McEntire, Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, Neil Sedaka, David Foster, Stevie Wonder and George Benson. Daughter of a music store proprietor, Lee learned to play many instruments and became a professional singer at age 17. Her first original recording was “Call on Your Friends” (1985). After touring the Southwest with guitarist Donnie Dean, she collaborated with him, establishing several rock & soul albums and recordings.
Reservations are required and since we only have 100 seats available, these shows will sell out. For reservations, please call Bodega 13 at 480-284-7600. Dinner reservations will be available from 5 pm until 8 pm with a special late-night menu available after 8 pm. A $20 cover charge will be added to your bill.