Deanna Kirk

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Deanna Kirk is an American jazz singer-songwriter and recording artist based in New York City. Kirk has released four albums.


Kirk has released one live jazz album, Live at Deanna's, as well as a studio album, Marianna Trench, which featured original songs and covers of songs by Leonard Cohen and Sandy Denny. Billboard magazine featured her on their front page as the flagship artist at Blackbird Recording Company. She was featured in People magazine, the New York Times,[1] Time Out, and New York magazine.

Kirk wrote and recorded a second studio album, Where Are You Now for Blackbird/Elektra. She toured North America with Jane Siberry.[citation needed] She has written and recorded songs for film and television soundtracks. Her music has been featured in such television shows as Felicity, Hyperion Bay, and Cupid [clarification needed] and on such movie soundtracks as Down to You and Me Myself I.[clarification needed]

Personal life[edit]

Kirk was born in Manhattan and grew up in Freeport, Long Island. Her father is a retired Navy Captain and architect and her mother, Anna Maria, teaches voice and performs around the New York region. Kirk is a concert-level pianist and her two sisters are both multi-instrumentalists.


  • Live at Deanna's (Atlantic, 1994)
  • Marianna Trench (Blackbird, 1996)
  • Where Are You Now? (Blackbird, 1997)
  • Beautyway (Deanna Kirk, 2002)
  • Lost in Languid Love Songs (Deanna Kirk, 2013)


  1. ^ Lee, Chang W. "Second Chance: The Jazz Singer". The New York Times Company. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 

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