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Inspirational Encounter

"I loved your song "Everybody's Got a Story". You helped me with my brother Frank. I would love to buy your CD." - From a fan Book Live Music Buffalo, NY Tonight!

– Stay Here –

DeeAnn DiMeo Tompkins, lovingly known as DeeAnn, has been entertaining Western New York audiences for over 20 years. The versatile soulful singer has performed in a multitude of genres and venues whether it’s pop, blues, country and jazz or intimate clubs to concert...

Award for Best CD/EP Release for her “Stay Here” project

Laura Anderson took home honors for Best Baritone Saxophone for the third year in a row.  While Lisa Hasselback, a multi-JazzBuffalo Poll winner, wins for Best Jazz Piano.  DeeAnn DiMeo Tompkins took home the award for Best CD/EP Release for her “Stay Here”...

The positive trend of the year

DeeAnn DiMeo Tompkins and her band perform Valentine's Day jazz songs, including songs made famous by Billie Holiday at Pausa Art House, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News) By Jeff Miers | Published December 13, 2018  A...

Life is a cabaret, and your table is waiting

By Mary Kunz Goldman | Published Thu, Mar 8, 2018 | Updated Fri, Mar 9, 2018 The cabaret of the musical “Cabaret” is history. But the cabaret spirit lives. It lives in the kind of venue where the lights are low. A grown-up...

DeeAnn performs at the Lewiston Jazz Festival

By Garaud MacTaggart – August 31, 2015 Based on the sheer number of folks who attended both days of this year’s Lewiston Jazz Festival, held Friday and Saturday, and the multitude of events available for the crowds to revel in, it appears all the hard work that the...

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