Shows DEC 18 19 20 New Years- Umbria Jazz Italy

Upcoming Gigs and News from KJ Denhert No Images? Click here ​ ​ K J Denhert Issue No. 22 / December 2014 Kind Folks, I am announcing some great shows with the band to close what has been an amazing year. I hope you like the new format of the newsletter. Hopefully it’s easy to […]

Selfies in The Kings Chamber

Pyramids of Giza & Shprinx

This year I made my third trip to Cairo. I have visited the Pyramids at Giza each time actually. This year I decided that I would climb the 203 steps to visit the Kings Chamber. I heard that it would be claustrophobic but I figured how much worse could it be that flying coach, or […]

Thoughts from the August Clown- post Umbria Jazz 2012


I have been waking up at all kinds of crazy hours after proclaiming that I never suffered from jet -lag. I’ve been getting into the Olympics loving the couch time after performing 19 shows in a ten days festival. I see it as my own personal summer olympics. August Clown You Tube  Video Day 9 […]

Tribeca PAC Program Notes: The Band & Guests March 16th 2012


On March 16th I am celebrating a 15 Year Anniversary with my band, the New York Unit.  I’ve got a brand new EP called Destiny  that should arrive in time for the special  Spotlight Concert at Tribeca PAC. The concert will musically  take a look back at some of the songs and people who have […]

Happiness & Thanks New Music and Remembrance

KJ Budarz Band ATN KJ SIng

I certainly have a lot to be thankful for- the new website is here and ready for a test drive! Huge thanks and praise to Janice Bond and Liqui-Site Designs for making this happen, and happen on schedule!! Also arriving today is a very cool video update from Emmy award winning editor Rob Weir from […]




DESTINY, the current KJ Denhert album, has received three nominations by the 14th Annual Independent Music Awards (IMAs). Her song “Sorry” is in the “Best Blues Song” category, and “Beautiful” in the category of “Jazz with Vocals.” The album DESTINY is nominated in the category, BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM. A previous winner of 2 IMAs, […]

100 Women We Love


KJ Denhert´s bio describes her music as “difficult to classify but very easy to enjoy.” Sounds good to us. The artist, who crafts her own unique mix of urban folk and jazz, started playing guitar and writing music at 10. “I loved Sergio Mendes´ songs,” she remembers, “liked John Hartford on Glen Campbell´s show and […]

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KJ Denhert Receives three IMA Nominations in three categories for her album, DESTINY (Please be so kind as to vote for KJ who is nominated in the 14th Annual Independent Music Awards) KJ Denhert has received three nominations by the 14th Annual Independent Music Awards (IMAs). 1) Her 10th album DESTINY is nominated in the […]

Tour- Review English (Lynne Arriale, KJ Denhert, Grace Kelly)

You Know How I Feel Tour

Link to original article Kassel Germanyy March 10 2014 Translation from German to English provided by Manu Koch The article is titled ‘spring awakening’, the second paragraph says: ‘And on the second evening the three musicians convinced in the unfortunately not fully occupied hall. Those who omitted Tatort (popular German crime series) that Sunday […]