Duo

After a three decade friendship, two San Francisco Bay Area musicians decided to form a DUO devoted to their own compositions and individual arrangements of standards. Their debut CD, LOVE YA, MEAN IT!, was released in December 2007. Their second CD, THE BAD & THE BEAUTIFUL, was released in May, 2013.
Video Performance of Morning Star and Francesca

Video Performance of One Morning in May

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JEFF BUENZ—guitars and bass guitar—has enjoyed a varied career in music for the last 30 years.  He is a producer, recording artist, composer, arranger and educator.  He taught at DeAnza College for 3 ½ years, and was a California Arts Council “Artist in Residence” for 9 years.  He has performed and/or recorded with Stanley Turrentine, Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, Toninho Horta, Viva Brasil, Canoneo, and Claudia Gomez. During the last 6 years, Jeff has worked as a CMP (Certified Music Practioner) at Stanford Hospital and other medical facilities. 

Contact Jeff at jeffbunez@yahoo.com

DENNY BERTHIAUME, piano, grew up outside Washington D.C. and Chicago. He is the only non-California native in the group although San Francisco is his home. He has performed with Bobby McFerrin, Diane Schuur, Joe Williams, and Ed Thigpen. He recorded 4 albums as co-leader of the successful fusion group Solar Plexus. He has appeared at jazz festivals in Monterey, the Russian River, San Jose, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. He is a retired professor in literature and music at Foothill College in Los Altos, California, and a published playwright.  Contact Denny at www.dennyberthiaume.com.

For bookings please call
415.333.2092  or e mail  dennyberth@comcast.net