Award-winning Melissa Manchester singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester brought in the New Year at the Hotel Carmichael in Carmel, Indiana. Life Style Live’s George Mallet visited with Melissa a few hours before her performance at soundcheck. Watch the video to see what she had to say.
It was thrilling to honor my dear, longtime friend Bette Midler at The Kennedy Center Honors. You can see the whole event on DEC 22 on CBS! The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is proud to celebrate the 44th Honorees for lifetime artistic achievements: operatic bass-baritone Justino Díaz, Motown founder, songwriter, producer, and director Berry Gordy, Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, legendary stage and screen icon Bette Midler, and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell.
Enjoy my latest music video from my forthcoming album, RE:VIEW. “Come In From The Rain” is a most special song that I wrote with my friend, the wonderful and deeply talented Carole Bayer Sager. I am forever grateful for our years of collaboration, for the many wonderful songs we brought to life, and for this song in particular – as well as the many grand artists who’ve recorded it through the years.
On November 13, legendary singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester, lyricist Sammy Cahn, and composer-arranger Billy Strayhorn will be honored in an upcoming online event as the 2021 inductees to the Great American Songbook Hall of Fame. Premiering at 8 p.m. ET Saturday, Nov. 13, on the Great American Songbook Foundation's Facebook and YouTube channels. [read more...]
The third week at #1! "You Can't Hide the Light", my duet with Johnny Schaefer's is still on top of the smoothjazz.com Listener Countdown. With a Greek Chorus and double melody, the song is a unique world of layers weaving 55 vocal tracks in a dazzling array of sounds. It’s a modern dance music video with the vocalists’ spirits or, alter-egos represented in dance. Enjoy
Additional performers featured in the video include om Wopat, Susan Anton, Casey Abrams, Siedah Garrett, Lisa Fischer, Billy Gilman, and more! While the global pandemic has kept the world on lockdown for over a year, an extraordinary ensemble of singers and musicians have "unlocked" a way to battle the "COVID-19 BLUES" that people are left with after a year of facing so many challenges. Deborah [read more...]
Don’t miss the return of world-class talent to the Palladium (Carmel, Indiana) when Michael Feinstein and longtime friend Melissa Manchester team up for an evening of pop hits and gems from the Great American Songbook! The concert will be Melissa's first Live event with an on-site