DESTINY MUSIC OF NEW YORK
The Many Voices Of Dennis
For Your Information
Italian American born named after his grandfather (Dionigi in
Italian, and Dion in American),His parents decided to name him Dennis on his birth
certificate with the suggestions of their close friends because of the popularity of the
character "DENNIS THE MENACE". Dennis Dell began singing at the age of 6
years old where he started in the music industry since the early 60's. Originally from the
Fordham section of the Bronx, relocated to Pelham Bay in the 80's and presently resides in
Westchester NY. He has shared the stage with some of the top acts in the business such as
The Temptations, Four Tops, The Miracles, The Five Satins, Drifters, Dion and the
Belmonts, The Tokens, Natalie Cole, Earl Lewis & The Channels, Brooklyn Bridge, Kenny
Vance& The Planotones, Barbara Harris of the Toys, and many more.
At the age of 11, he was the original lead singer of the acapella group "The
Destinaires", with the acapella hit records, CHAPEL BELLS, DIAMONDS AND PEARLS,
TEARDROPS, THE CLOSER YOU ARE, plus several more in the 60's. In 67, Atlantic
Records had an interest in signing a recording contract for a song written by
Fred Kaplan and Dennis Dell but, the deal fell thru due to Dennis leaving for
the mlitary. After returning from the military, Dennis was asked to become a
member of the Mello Kings in which he did from 71 to 72. After leaving the Mello
Kings he reformed his orignal group The Destinares then later changed the name
to "DESTINY" in the mid 70's performing at various night clubs in the tri-state.
In the early 80's, he put together an orchestra behind him adding a female vocalist and
featured the backup singing group (Destinaires) to perform a show. Destiny then became one
of the most requested orchestra's to perform at banquets, weddings, etc. in the Tri-State
area till 1994.
Presently as a one man show, Dennis Dell has been impressing the media throughout the
tri-state area, with his special talent of his many voices and styles and a wide range of
popular music, from the 40's to the current pop.
Dennis Dell has been a guest on CBS 101 FM a number of times as well as Wlux 's Mickey B's
Show on Long Island and has done several commercials for various companies including
He sounds very close to the original artist and has all his professional backup music on
CD's and Mini Disks, in which some of the backup singing is himself as well. He is
prepared to cover at least three one hour shows with a wide variety of songs as well with
his many voices and styles. He also showcases at restaurants in the tristate area.
Here are some a comments from his website's guest book by a New York newspaper columnist
Tony Aromando and Dennis Nardone from WVOX RADIO
"I've written many articles about the musical talent, and Dennis Dell is by far the
leader in this field. Extremely talented, Dennis sings each song as if he owns them. Thank
you DENNIS, FOR MANY YEARS OF entertainment... and many more." firstname.lastname@example.org
"Dennis, To a great performer with a terrific voice. Keep up the good work of making
people smile and enjoying your many voices that are a special magic and talent that you
bestow on the audience. I suggest everyone get out there and watch you perform."
Dennis Nardone WVOX 1460 AM "Remember then" Oldies Radio Show
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