Sat, Dec 04 | Chicago

Melissa Morgan - Debut!

Melissa Morgan - vocals; Randy Napoleon - guitar; Clark Sommers - bass; Neil Hemphill - drums
Melissa Morgan - Debut!

Time & Location

Dec 04, 12:00 PM – 11:59 PM CST
Chicago, 465 N McClurg Ct, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

About The Event

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Melissa Morgan - vocals

Randy Napoleon - guitar

Clark Sommers - bass

Neil Hemphill - drums

"You have to check out this voice. It is interesting. It is sassy. It is sexy.", says producer John Clayton. Brought up in the jazz clubs of New York City, Melissa Morgan has a voice that is unexpected.  From the exterior you would assume a sultry lounge singer, which does make an appearance once and awhile, but from inside she contains a powerful instrument. 

"Prepare to fall in love" (Bay Area Reporter), and fall in love you do. On stage she bares everything and makes you laugh while doing it. While belting a blues or tenderly massaging a ballad, she has come a long way from her appearance at the 2004 Thelonious Monk Competition. 

In 2009, Melissa released her debut album on Telarc Records, "Until I Met You" to enthusiastic reviews and was embraced by the jazz community as "the one we've been waiting for" (Dr. Herb Wong, jazz critic and historian)Downbeat Magazine included her on their 2009 Rising Star List and JazzTimes has named her "audacious and decidedly salty"

With her new album close to completion, she has gathered together her dearest friends to tell her story of the last five years, growing in the business and as a musician.  While you will always hear definitive influences from Nancy Wilson, Dinah Washington and Billie Holliday, "Melissa isn't copying anybody(London Evening Standard) and most certainly has a definitive sound all her own.

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  • 7:30 - General Admission
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  • 7:30 - VIP Seating
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  • 9:30 - General Admission
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  • 9:30 - VIP Seating
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