musician - composer

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DENNIS YERRY is a musician, composer, arranger and musical director whose career has encompassed a myriad of musical genres.  

He composed and musical directed the theatrical production of “Black Elk Speaks” in Denver, CO and L.A., in which he also performed.  His film and TV credits include performances for the Ken Burn’s documentaries, “Lewis and Clark” and “The West”.

He is currently the Director of World Music for the Phoenicia Festival of the Voice and musical director/composer for “Unto These Hills”, the outdoor drama in Cherokee, NC.

As a pianist he has played such well-known venues in NYC as the Knickerbocker, the Waldorf-Astoria, Tavern on the Green and Sign of the Dove.

He is the founder of the Hawk Project and is proud to have collaborated and worked with some of the finest musicians, actors and choreographers in the world today, including Jack DeJohnette, Kenny Burrell, Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, R. Carlos Nakai, James Earl Jones, Joseph Fire Crow,    Valerie Naranjo, Sloan Wainwright, Dorothy PapadakosDan Brubeck, Perry Robinson, Roswell Rudd, Ann Osmond, Michael Greyeyes, Joan Henry, Laura Dean and Marla Bingham.

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