Gypsy jazz singer Delilah was born in Budapest, Hungary where she had to leave in order to escape racial tension. Delilah inherited her gift of music from her parents, who immersed her in performing from an early age. By the age of 10, she was singing and dancing with her family in a 20-member touring ensemble with one of Hungary’s noted Roma performers, Bongo Margit, throughout Europe. By the time she was 16, she and her older brother Paul Lakatos, a guitar virtuoso, were performing with violinist Sonny Walker, another Roma legend, who jammed regularly with her father and family at impromptu gatherings in her home. Unfortunately, the joy of music was overshadowed by politics and racial tension in Hungary, so Delilah and her family moved to Toronto, Canada in 1998. Following her success in Hungary, this beautiful singer had earned a reputation as a professional songstress in the Toronto area by the age of 19!
Delilah has refined her music to a beautiful smooth jazz and pop sound. She will be performing this summer in Philadelphia at Warmdaddys on Thursday June 20th. There you’ll get to hear her striking voice in person while she pours her heart and soul into her performance. What a treat! If you’re in the Philly area, you should definitely come and enjoy this Hungarian beauty.
To listen to, download, or order her album The Sweeter Life, visit iTunes here: http://bit.ly/A-Sweeter-Life
or Amazon here: http://bit.ly/Delilah-A-Sweeter-Life-Amazon
You can connect with Delilah on Facebook and ReverbNation.