Denny Jiosa

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Denny Jiosa
Photo Nicolas Jiosa
Background information
Born Huntington, Indiana, U.S.
Genres Smooth jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, producer, engineer
Instruments Guitar
Labels Blue Orchid, 1201, Sonic Canvas

Denny Jiosa is an American guitarist and producer.

Jiosa was born in Huntington, Indiana and began playing guitar at the age of 7. In high school, he sang and played bass, trumpet, and French horn. As an adult, he toured with Troy Shondell's band in the late 1970s before moving to Los Angeles, where he studied at the Guitar Institute of Technology and received lessons from Frank Gambale. After graduating, he was a session musician in Nashville, Tennessee. In the 1990s he became a producer and engineer when he took a job running a recording studio.[1]


Guitar, vocals, engineer, producer, mixing, programming

  • Moving Pictures (Blue Orchid, 1995)
  • Inner Voices (Blue Orchid, 1996)
  • Jazzberry Pie (Blue Orchid, 1998)
  • Among Friends (1201 Music, 1999)
  • Body2Body (1201 Music, 2002)
  • Dreams Like This (Sonic Canvas, 2008)
  • On the Edge (Sonic Canvas, 2011)


  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Denny Jiosa | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 

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