Dennis D’Amico

Music Director
With over 36 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Dennis D'Amico has played an active role in every corner of show biz. Beginning his career as an actor on network soap operas, he soon shifted to the production end of theater, film, and television. Dennis cast many Broadway shows such as Singin’ in the Rain, Fiddler on the Roof, It’s a Wonderful Life, Miss Firecracker Contest, Three Musketeers, and Into the Light, and has also written, directed, and produced many television commercials and Off Broadway shows. He has contributed his talents to Strange Interlude, starring Glenda Jackson, and Aren’t We All, with Rex Harrison and Claudette Colbert, and also produces annual charity events that raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charity. He has also produced a world premiere ballet at Lincoln Center for classical composer Robert Rines.

 

Impressive in itself, this is all before sharing what Dennis means to music, his first love. He has composed over 200 songs and has contributed his work to several television commercials, theatrical productions, and films. Dennis has performed with many great artists and served as executive producer of The Garland Music Series, which commemorates the life of Linda McCartney and fights cancer through the healing power of music, a project supported by Sir Paul McCartney. Recently, Dennis produced the world premiere of Sir Paul’s classical composition NOVA, at the famous Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires to sold-out performances and 5-star reviews. As a jazz producer, Dennis has worked with some of the world’s greatest artists, such as Roger Kellaway, Dorado Schmidt, James Carter, Fabrizio Sotti, Cassandra Wilson, Ludovic Beier, Stefan Harris, and Pablo Ziegler, and he also produces the music and the DVD of the annual The Django Reinhardt NY Festival Live at Birdland, a jazz festival.

 

Currently VP and Executive Director of DreamMakers Music, talent like Dennis' is second to none, and the music produced for the Alphabet Kids are a clear product of his mastery.