Singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester performs her original Hanukkah single, "Let There Be More Light," on Good Day Chicago's two-hour holiday special on
Christmas day. Anchor Sylvia Perez says, "We wanted to make sure we included a Hanukkah segment in the show and Melissa's song is just perfect.
In 2008, there was an awful massacre in Mumbai - a bomb blast in a Chabad Center, a place to service the needs of the entire community. A young rabbi and several others who worked there were murdered. I was shaken by this and wanted to sit among other Jews, somewhere, in order to mourn this awful occurrence...
I had the most delightful interview with my dear friend and co-producer Terry Wollman on his new radio show "Making It with Terry Wollman", at entertalkradio.com. I was honored to be his very first guest. We chatted about life, music, integrity, laughter, and how to make it in the music business. You can listen here...
Manchester’s career is remarkable not only for its longevity and accomplishments, but for its versatility. Following her stint as a founding member of Bette Midler’s Harlettes, Manchester’s tremendously successful solo career brought her critical and commercial acclaim. She has recorded twenty albums across her career, releasing her most recent album, You Gotta Love the Life, earlier this year.
With You Gotta Love the Life, singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester celebrates not only 40 years as a GRAMMY-winning performer and songwriter, but a renewed independence and vitality.
The album features special guests Al Jarreau, Dave Koz, Keb’ Mo’, Joe Sample (in one of his last recordings), Dionne Warwick and Stevie Wonder.