Delandria  Mills

Delandria Mills

 Baltimore, Maryland, USA
BandJazzClassical

The Delandria Mills Collective crosses many different genres; from jazz to gospel, classical to hip hop and back again. The group is comprised of gifted, world class musicians and together create a wonderful musical experience on stage!

Biography

Flutist/Singer/Songwriter Delandria mills is carving a place in the music industry with her unique combination of jazz, classical, and gospel. A native of Houston, Texas, Delandria holds a music degrees from Prairie View A&M University (BA), and from the Peabody Conservatory of Music (MM, Flute Performance and GPD, Jazz Studies).

Delandria’s musical approach combines her beautifully velvet style, soulful interpretation, and extensive musical training to add dimension to her work, with the influences of Hubert Laws, Freddie Hubbard, and many other Classical, Jazz, and Gospel artists, to produce a distinct sound.

Her impeccable skills earned her the top prize at the National Flute Association’s Jazz Flute Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2003 and led to her being selected as one of six international young women to win the International Association of Jazz Educators’ Sisters in Jazz Collgiate Competition in 2005, which resulted in a European tour. She is the founder and leader of the Delandria Mills Jazz Collective, served in, “Soundcheck”, the critically acclaimed band behind gospel pioneer Tye Tribbett and Greater Anointing, and she has collaborated with some the industries finest jazz and gospel artists.

Discography

Delandria's Discography:
CD "Manifestion" 2008, Jazz
CD "Be Happy" 2010, Jazz
CD "Ephphatha" 2011, Jazz/Hip Hop Fusion
CD "Kingdom Goes Classical" 2010, Classical

All project play nationwide on the airways.

Set List

A typical set for the Delandria Mills Collective, has a mix of jazz standards, jazz hip hop fusion as well as own compositions. A typical set last about an hour.

1. Be Happy (original)
2. Think on These Things (original)
3. Doug's Landscape (original)
4. Spain (Chick Corea)
5. Remember Who you Are (priginal ballad)
6. Ephphatha (Hiphop Original)
7. Manifestation (original)
8. Priestess (Billy Harper)