Denny Monce is a free-lance trumpet player in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Having traveled much of the Western Hemisphere playing on cruise ships, he also spent several years studying and playing on the Los Angeles music scene.
Over the years, Denny has performed with numerous headlining acts such as Mel Torme, Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole, Gladys Knight, Johnny Mathis, and The Temptations. Additionally, he has played in the pit for numerous off-Broadway musicals.
His passion is jazz music, and given the opportunity, that's where you'll find him, as a leader or a side-man, playing the music he loves. Denny also teaches trumpet privately, and is on the jazz studies faculty at Arizona State University.