I'm Deletta Gillespie, a multidisciplinary performing artist, singer-songwriter and educator who creates musical and theatrical work that focuses on the themes of social change, justice and spirituality.


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My work bears the trademarks of my sense of the quirky and absurd as filtered through the lens of my spirituality. On my own, and through collaboration with other artists, my mission is to devise work that serves as a conduit for facilitating dialogue, communication, and understanding between peoples and communities.


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TRIUMPH(ANT)

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Having walked away from two record deals over the course of her twenty-plus years in the music industry, singer/songwriter and performing artist Deletta Gillespie finally realized her dream of becoming a recording artist in 2013, and she's done it on her own terms.

Her first outing as a recording artist is called TRIUMPH(ant). The album is an eclectic collection of songs that celebrate triumphing over life's challenges and the lessons learned in that process. The music is firmly rooted in classic r&b and jazz, yet flavored with Gillespie' s favorite musical styles such as reggae, blues, and dance/disco. There' s even an slight nod to the hybrid of African and Celtic music .

Gillespie wrote the music for nine of the ten tracks, and co-wrote lyrics on three of those nine tracks with spoken word artist Shameeka Dream and singer/songwriter Novelair Peele.

Recorded live in front of an audience, the collection of songs on TRIUMPH(ant) are infused with messages of self-empowerment, or of social and spiritual relevance.

Since the cd's release on May 25th, it has garnered international attention, having been featured on the UK's Indie-Music-Network for four weeks straight. It has also been featured on two other podcasts, one in the UK and one in New York.

To purchase the cd -

itunes

amazon

ReverbNation

CD available for $10.


Music is always a great gift to receive, and to give. You can purchase your copy of TRIUMPH(ant) right here.

Your gift of music benefits not only the recipient, but the artists that make the music...many of us being independent artists that rely on the support of our loyal fans.

Of course, the cd is available in all digital retail music outlets (iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, etc).

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!!

Thank You for your purchase!

"Crossover, crossover, crossover! All kinds of music here!" - Chuck B.

"I play TRIUMPH(ant) every day on my way to work." - Barbara P.

"Good songs, great melodies, thoughtful lyrics." - John W.

"Background or foreground, it's easy on the ears." - Sam H.

"Beautiful Voice!" - Ruth C.

Since its release in 2013, Deletta Gillespie's debut cd TRIUMPH(ant), has been featured on internet radio stations around the world. This singer/songwriter/performing artist has written and recorded an eclectic and uplifting collection of songs. From blues to jazz to reggae to dance, the songs are a celebration of life and triumph.



www.facebook.com/springtolifetriumphant



Spring to Life III - TRIUMPH(ant) was held on Sunday June 9 2013, but you can still make contributions to these wonderful organizations -

The Samaritan Women - the only residential facility on the east coast providing long-term care for survivors of human trafficking.

The Spiritual Empowerment Center - Affiliated with Centers for Spiritual Living.



My company, Nu Relik Performance Workshop - more info



UPCOMING SHOWS
Fri Jun 3 2016 8:00p
Etters VFW, 1095 Pines Road, Etters PA 17319
Etters, PA
Age Limit: 18+
Details: Deletta Gillespie fronting the Clockwork Band, featuring Michael Jackson impersonator Dimitri Reeves

Fri Jun 10 2016 8:00p
Perry's Restaurant, 1210 Annapolis road, Odenton, MD 21113 Odenton, MD
With https://www.facebook.com/clockworkbandinpa/
Age Limit: All Ages
Details: Deletta Gillespie with Clockwork-Band. Variety Music. Featuring Michael Jackson impersonator Dimitri Reeves

Sat Jun 11 2016 7:00p
Parker's, 11131 Pulaski Hwy, 21162
White Marsh, MD Age Limit: All Ages
Details: Deletta Gillespie with Clockwork-Band. Variety music. Featuring Michael Jackson Impersonator Dimitri Reeves

Sun Jun 12 2016 10:30a
Centers for Spiritual Living, 362 Main Street, Reisterstown, MD
Age Limit: All Ages
Details: Deletta will be sharing music with this wonderful spiritual community during their Sunday Celebration services.

Fri Jun 17 2016 5:00p
Park Heights Senior Center, 4801 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD
Age Limit: All Ages
Details: Will be performing old gospel standards with pianist and composer Robert Hitz of the Robert Hitz Studio.

Fri Jun 17 2016 8:00p
Northeast VFW Post 6027, 815 Turkey Point Road, 21901 North East, MD
Age Limit: All Ages
Details: Deletta Gillespie will be singing as part of Clockwork-Band. Variety music. Featuring Michael Jackson impersonator Dimitri Reeves

Sat Jun 18 2016 10:00a
Silver Spring Blues Festival Silver Spring, MD
Age Limit: All Ages Tickets: free
Details: Deletta will be singing original and classic blues tunes with Darryl Davis and Friends' All-Star Band at the Silver Spring Blues Festival. Showtime will be announced

Fri Jun 24 2016 7:30p
Ice House Café, 760 Elden Street Herndon, VA
Age Limit: 18+ Tickets: free
Details: Deletta performs classic and contemporary jazz, blues, and pop standards with Arkitekture

Thu Jun 30 2016 6:00p
The Depot, 1728 N Charles, 21201 Baltimore, MD
Age Limit: 18+ Tickets: $12.00
Details: My trio will be sharing the stage with a line up of Baltimore musicians and performers at The Depot,
www.aftonshows.com/DelettaGillespie






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