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Cafe Songbook Performer Index
(last names beginning with "D")

Index includes performers who currently appear on Cafe Songbook pages.

 

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Performance(s) on Cafe Songbook
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Meredith D'Ambrosio
(born 1941, Boston, Massachussetts

album cover:"By Mself" by Meredtih D'Ambrosio Amazon || iTunes icon
Vic Damone
(born Vito Rocco Farinola, June 12, 1928 (age 84) Brooklyn, New York)

album cover: Vic Damone "That Towering Feeling"
Amazon || iTunes
Johnny Dankworth
(born John Phillip William Dankworth, September 20, 1927
Woodford, Essex, England - died February 6, 2010 (age 82) -- jazz saxophonist, clarinetist and composer, husband of Cleo Laine)


The Best of Johnny Dankworth
Amazon || iTunes

Bobby Darin
(born Walden Robert Cassotto May 14, 1936, The Bronx, New York City - died December 20, 1973 (age 37) Los Angeles, California)

album cover: "The Legendary Bobby Darin"
Amazon || iTunes
Ramona Davies
(born March 11, 1909 − died December 14, 1972 -- 1930s cabaret singer and pianist often billed as Ramona and her Grand Piano)

album cover "Ramona and Her Grand Piano"
Amazon || iTunes
Bette Davis
(Born Ruth Elizabeth Davis April 5, 1908, Lowell, Massachusetts, US - died October 6, 1989 (age 81) Neuilly-sur-Seine, France)

album cover: "Miss Bette Davis"
Amazon || iTunes
Miles Davis
(born Miles Dewey Davis III,
May 26, 1926, Alton, Illinois, US - died September 28, 1991 (age 65), Santa Monica, California, US -- leader, composer, trumpeter)


album cover: "Relaxin' with the Miles Davis Quintet"

Amazon || iTunes

album cover: Miles Davis Porgy and Bess

Sammy Davis, Jr.
(born Samuel George Davis, Jr. December 8, 1925, Harlem, New York City - died May 16, 1990 (age 64)
Beverly Hills, California -- dancer, singer, actor, musician)

album cover: Sammy Davis: "Definitive Collection"
Amazon
|| iTunes
Doris Day
(Born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff, April 3, 1922, Cincinnati, Ohio, US -- singer, actress)

album cover: "Hidden Treasures" by Doris Day

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album cover: "Hooray for Hollywood" by Doris Day

Blossom Dearie
(born April 28, 1926, East Durham, New York, US - died February 7, 2009 (age 82) New York City -- singer, pianist)

album cover: "Blossom Dearie"
Amazon || iTunes
Matt Dennis
(born February 11, 1914, Seattle, Washington US – died June 21, 2002, age 89, Riverside, California US)
(composer, arranger, singer, pianist)

album cover: "Welcome Matt" by Matt Dennis
Amazon || iTunes
Dena DeRose
(born February 15, 1966, Binghamton, New York US)
(singer and pianist)


Amazon || iTunes icon
Tony DeSare
(November 21, 1975, Glens Falls, New York, US -- singer, pianist and songwriter)
album cover: "Last First Kiss" by Tony DeSare

Amazon || iTunes
Paul Desmond
(born November 25, 1924, San Francisco, California - died May 30, 1977 (age 52), New York City -- saxophonist, composer, arranger)


Amazon || iTunes
Trudy Desmond
(born October 11, 1945 - died 19 February 19, 1999 -- Canadian Jazz singer)


Dream Come True: The Best of Trudy Desmond 2005
Amazon || iTunes

Marlene Dietrich
(born Marie Magdalene Dietrich, December 27, 1901, Schöneberg, German Empire
died May 6, 1992, age 90, Paris, France -- singer and actress)


Amazon || iTunes
Christine DiGiallonardo
(singer most well know as a member of the trio The DiGiallonardo Sisters)
Amazon
(no photo available)
Tommy Dorsey
(born November 19, 1905, Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, US - died November 26, 1956 (age 51) Greenwich, Connecticut, US -- trombonist and band leader)

album  cover: The Essential Frank Sinatra with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Amazon
|| iTunes
Natalie Douglas

album cover: "Not That Different" by Natalie Douglas
Amazon
Matt Doyle
(born Matthew Finnen Doyle, May 13, 1987, Boradway actor and singer)

album cover: "Daylight" by Matt Doyle
Amazon || iTunes icon
Connie Ducey
(California based jazz singer)
No Photo available
Eddie Duchin
(born Edwin Frank Duchin
April 1, 1909,
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US -
died February 9, 1951 (age 41)
New York City
band leader and pianist)


"The Elegant Eddie Duchin" CD Cover
Amazon || iTunes

Todd Duncan
(born Danville, Kentucky, 1903 - died Washington DC, 1998 -- singer and actor)

album cover: "Gershwin: Porgy & Bess [With Members of the Original Cast]"
Amazon || iTunes
Irene Dunne
(born Irene Marie Dunn, December 20, 1898, Louisville, Kentucky, US - died September 4, 1990 (age 91) Los Angeles, California, U.S. -- actor and singer)
Amazon || iTunes
     
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Credits

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Credits for Videomakers of videos used on this page:

  • Judy Campbell, photographed by her husband lt Cdr David Birkin at Dartmouth, England, 1942, photo courtesy of Wikipedia/Andrew Birkin

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Performer Menu
(C-D Page)

Meredith D'Ambrosio
Vic Damone
Johnny Dankworth
Bobby Darin
Ramona Davies
Bette Davis
Miles Davis
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Doris Day
Blossom Dearie
Buddy Defranco
Matt Dennis
Dena DeRose
Tony DeSare
Paul Desmond
Trudy Desmond
Marlene Dietricht
Tommy Dorsey
Natalie Douglas
Connie Doucey
Matt Doyle
Eddie Duchin
Todd Duncan
Irene Dunne
Credits

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