Denny Tilton Biography
Denny's latest album "Here With Me", released Jan 2022, was co-produced by Tom Askin (Samples, Alaskan). This album features some of Denny's old pals, Brady Rymer, Dan Myers (From Good Homes), John Skehan, III, and the late Andy Goeslling (Railroad Earth). Two of the tracks were recorded in Nashville, TN with The Beaird Music Group. "Here With Me" includes two co-writes with Patrick Fitzsimmons, and a song written by Denny's Nashville buddy Gary Gullbergh
A native of New Jersey, Denny has been performing for his devoted fans for over three decades. His heartwarming and thought provoking songs touch the heart and speak to fans of all ages. Denny’s release “Anticipating Flowers” (Dec. 2015) his 5th album was recorded at PonderRosa Studios in Lafayette, NJ (www.PonderRosaStudios.com) by Producer and Engineer Tom Askin former member of The Samples, and Alaskan. Anticipating Flowers has a warm inviting feel and encompasses an array of styles including folk, country, pop, and ragtime. The album features members of Railroad Earth and From Good Homes
Denny's 4th release "Long Way Home", a self produced album came out in December of 2007. For this project Denny recorded tracks in Nashville, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He used noted musicians such as Gary Oleyar (Loggins & Messina), Larry Beaird (Faith Hill, Rascal Flatts), Mark Clifford (Springsteen-Seeger sessions) As well as some of his regular players Loni Bach (cello), Alan Bowers (drums), Tom Delaney (guitar and mandolin) Tom Askin (piano).
In October 2003, Denny released his third CD "Shoulda Seen The Dream". Signed to a distribution deal with Bos Music label, the CD was produced by Dan Myers. It gained national attention to enthusiastic reviews in Relix Magazine's "On the Verge" section (Dec. 2003/Jan.2004) It was also selected for review in Singer Magazine (March/April 2004).
In March of 2000, Denny released his second CD entitled "Generations". The CD was co-produced by Dan Myers, formerly a member of the band From Good Homes. It was picked by Performing Songwriter Magazine as one of their Top 12 DIY (do it yourself) independent releases in its Sept/Oct. issue. That year Denny was also chosen to perform in the "new artist showcase" at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival.
Tilton's first CD, "Real Life Stories" received a 1998 Best Songwriter Award from the Northwest New Jersey Music Awards. For this self produced effort Denny used some of the finest musicians from the Northwest NJ music scene.
Denny has opened for a wide array of performers including...Dave Mason, Roger McGuinn, John Sebastian, David Bromberg, Chris Hillman, The Moody Blues, John Hartford, The Strawbs, Renaissance, Christopher Cross, Aztec Two-Step and more.