Interview with Louis Anthony deLise, January 2020

Mainly Piano – Kathy Parsons (Jan 2020)

Louis Anthony deLise released his first album as a solo artist, Natural Light, in 2019, but he is no newcomer to the music industry. He has worked “behind the scenes” on a staggering number of recordings by other artists in a wide variety of music genres as a studio musician, a composer, a conductor, an arranger and a producer. He is also a professor and an author. So, without further ado, I’d like to introduce you to Louis Anthony deLise! We did this interview in early January 2020. Enjoy!

KP: Greetings, Louis! I trust 2020 is off to a good start for you?

LAd: Hello, Kathy. The New Year is off to a great start with this interview!

KP: Thank you! I’ve been looking forward to doing this interview, too!

Despite a lifelong career in music, 2019 was a very big year for you with lots of firsts! I was introduced to you and your music via your first album as a solo artist, Natural Light, which is mostly piano but also has a few other instruments included. It was also one of my favorite albums of 2019. How did that album come about? Read More…