“It is an absolute pleasure for me to share my music while bringing people together, and having the joyful satisfaction of knowing I helped to make an event a success.” ~ Dina Blade
Performance Styles include American Swing/Jazz Standards (swing, blues, latin, and waltz)… Theme Shows featuring 1920s, 30s and 40s American popular classics…and Brazilian bossa nova.
“Light sassy and fun.” (Jazzsteps)…
“Fresh and original.” (Jim Wilke “Jazz After Hours” KPLU)…
“An incredible band with an amazing sound. ” (D. Boyak, event planner)
Every Sunday I play and sing bossa nova at Harissa Mediterranean Cuisine (1.5 miles northeast of the University of Washington). Free parking, great food, delicious cocktails, wonderful staff, and live music so treat yourself. You will be glad you did! http://www.harissaofseattle.com
New CD!!!!! Bossa Amazônica is now available on cd baby.
“Smoother subgenres of jazz can at times be difficult to capture dynamically, yet Dina Blade pulls this off flawlessly.” ~Connor Creighton, Earshot Jazz Magazine
“This CD is one of the pleasant rewarding surprises of this year.” ~ Chris Lunn (Victory Music)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4r4ciCsAuc&feature=youtu.be Concert in Rio Branco, Brazil with Dina Blade and André Dantas
With the Escola do Música do Acre Corál: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=918oqEdXgXs
Garota de Ipanema – Dina Blade – http://youtu.be/4bLxU5qie2s (Girl From Ipanema) Sexta Tem Concert at Escola de Musica do Acre, Brasil,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lbF8DufMUM&feature=youtu.be Dina Blade Trio: dance @ Third Place Commons
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y_bAvjDL4k&feature=relmfu Amazonia S/A feature on tv in Rio Branco, Brasil
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho5xYnnn_DA Dina Blade at Bakes Place Jazz Club, Seattle, Wa. USA
Bossa Nova Yogini web blog article: http://www.communityfitness.com/dina-blade/