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Unlocking the Enterprise Aspect of Gospel Music: Delroy Escoffery’s Mindset Convention


by Howard Campbell

KINGSTON, Jamaica  — The enterprise aspect of gospel music is the first focus of The Mindset Conference, scheduled for Could 20-22 right here at Jamaica Pegasus. It’s the brainchild of Delroy Escoffery, an business veteran who has labored in secular and gospel circles.

He informed South Florida Caribbean Information that whereas the three-day occasion has a gospel theme, it’s open to individuals who wish to broaden their data of music publishing, copyright, songwriting, advertising, streaming, promotion and manufacturing.

Minister Marion Hall and  Delroy Escoffery  The Mindset Conference
Minister Marion Corridor and Delroy Escoffery

“We’re actually specializing in constructing out the inventive within the physique of Christ. We wish to equip the folks and push the needle ahead,” stated Escoffery.

Though workshops and seminars will dominate The Mindset Convention, Escoffery and his group will acknowledge stalwarts of gospel music in segments dubbed ‘Mighty Males of God’ and ‘From Dancehall To The Church Corridor’.

The latter places the highlight on artists who made their names in secular music earlier than changing  to Christianity and having related success as gospel acts.

“They’re all coming from the dancehall and might communicate to the adjustments that befell of their lives. We predict some highly effective testimony,” stated Escoffery.

Born in Kingston, Escoffery had a promising soccer profession when he migrated to the USA in the course of the Nineteen Nineties. He moved into present promotion, forming a profitable partnership with Andrew Minott to stage a number of the largest dancehall-reggae reveals in South Florida.

Eight years in the past, Escoffery acquired baptized and has devoted himself to spreading the Phrase of God in South Carolina the place he lives, and Jamaica the place he’s lively in community outreach programs.

Escoffery maintains ties to the music enterprise as supervisor for Minister Marion Corridor (previously Girl Noticed). He additionally helped set up gospel occasions for Reggae Month in South Florida.

 

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