Arsène DeLay

Arsène DeLay is an American singer, songwriter, and musician based in New Orleans known for her ability to navigate a diverse musical genres, from jazz, R&B, blues, rock and roll, to funk and folk. Daughter of an active-duty military father, Arsène spent much of her life on the road, starting on Milwaukee’s rich underground hip-hop and poetry scene and finishing her BFA at Marquette University. She put the Ascona Jazz and Heritage Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and the REDCAT Theatre at the Walt Disney Concert Hall under her belt before finishing her master’s degree from California Institute of the Arts. “Comin’ Home,” her critically acclaimed and award-nominated debut album (2014) was featured on NCIS: New Orleans. Her latest collaboration released in August 2019 is “Blue Basso,” with Charlie Wooton (of Royal Southern Brotherhood acclaim) providing lyrics and vocals with musical heavyweights Doug Wimbish (Living Colour), Eric McFadden (Parliament), Anders Osborne, and Sonny Landreth.