– 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 halls she has done them all. A multiple Buffalo Music Award winner she continues to wow the crowds with her talents. On her latest album release titled Stay Here Tompkins recorded the tracks live before a studio audience at Red Booth Recording Studios in Rochester, NY under the astute ears of esteemed musician RiShon Odel who plays bass on the album, produced and co-wrote five of the six tracks here with Tompkins. Odel, who has toured the world as a longtime band member for jazz/R&B superstar Najee also worked with Tompkins on her excellent previous album Desperately Seeking DeeAnn as well. Some of the other musicians assisting on Stay Here include Serena Williams, Victoria Mordaunt, Grace Lougen, Carl “Flute” Johnson, Levi Bennett, Rod Bonner and Lauren Haskin. Stand out tracks include the lush sounding title cut “Stay Here”, a funky cover of Tracy Chapman’s “Give Me One Reason”, the bouncy “With or Without You”, the heartfelt “Giving You All My Love” and the lyrically empowering “Strong Enough”. A true powerhouse performer you can find out more about DeeAnn including how to purchase Stay Here or her previous albums by visiting www.deeannmusic.com