Dennis had a 25 year friendship and collaboration with Blue Note jazz trumpeter Eddie Gale. Performing, Recording, composing and learning with the innovative instrumentalist, well-known for his work with legend Sun Ra. They performed the San Jose Jazz Festival in 2018. SOFA festival the same year. www.eddiegale.com RIP
Eddie & Dennis
Gale, who died at age 78, gigged with Sun Ra, John Coltrane and Cecil Taylor, to name but a few. Originally from Brooklyn, he lived in downtown San Jose for decades
Why this Genre?
Dennis self produced and released on Empire 7 recordings. Getting air play in Canada and reaching the top 20 on the Earshot charts.
Who Inspired Dennis?
Bob Dylan. A man and his Guitar. George Benson, the best Guitarist ever.