Louis Anthony deLise

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, UNITED STATES

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The career of composer Louis Anthony deLise has included simultaneous assignments working as an orchestral and studio musician (in orchestras that accompanied Tony Bennett, Bob Hope, Diana Ross, and many others), while producing, arranging and conducting on recordings released on the CBS, EMI, Mercury, Centaur, Vanguard, and Def-Soul record labels.

Louis was arranger and conductor on Grammy winner Patti LaBelle’s number one hit album, The Gospel According to Patti LaBelle. Along the way, deLise has maintained an active career as a published composer of concert music.

Dr. deLise was Adjunct Professor of Theory and Composition at the Boyer College of Music and Dance. He is the author of The Professional Songwriter, a textbook on songwriting.

In 2019, his Salone del Astor, a concerto for flute written for Ms. Joan Sparks, was named, “Best Newly Published Mix Duet” by the National Flute Association. His concert music is published in print by Metropolis Music Publishers (Antwerp, Belgium) and Alry Publications (Seattle, Washington).

His most recent release is Natural Light, an album of ambient instrumental compositions played by the composer. It is presently #6 on the ZMR Top 100 New Age record chart. http://zonemusicreporter.com/charts/top100.asp

Awards include nominations for the ZMR "New Artist" Award (2019) and OWMR "Neoclassical Album of the Year" Award (2019). His concerto for flute, SALONE DEL ASTOR, was named "Best Mixed Duet" by the National Flute Association in its Newly Published Music Competition of 2019.


Natural Light
2019, Ambient Neoclassical