Dennis is an accomplished performer and teacher of guitar, piano, drums, and music production. Dennis started playing music as soon as he could reach the keys on a piano. He received two BAs from Tulane University and has taught and tutored since 2011, with several years of classical piano and guitar teaching experience. He also spent many years working within the music industry writing, producing, recording and mixing in New Orleans, New York City, and Nashville.
Dennis has taught extensively in several different music programs. He has taught drums and piano at the Boys and Girls club in Dallas, TX, has taught guitar at St. Joan of Arc Catholic School in Queens, NY, and has spent four years in Nashville, TN playing keyboards and recording/producing/mixing in various studios.
Since 2008 he has released 6 LPs and 3 EPs. His discography includes: Deliver Us From Moscow - self titled, Deliver Us From Moscow - Shut Your Eyes, Close the Door, ArchAnimals - Waiting for Marriage, Bent Denim - Epistolary, Bent Denim - Romances You, Bent Denim - Diamond Jubilee, Bent Denim - Town and Country, and the upcoming debut solo record Mercenary Songs.
Outside of music he loves his cat name Kinko, watching major league baseball and football, and cooking in any kitchen he can find.