Melly and The Madmen
Smooth vocals, high energy, plenty of soul and a sophisticated vintage look transport audiences to times past when beautiful music was the thing!
Specialising in music from the 1920’s through to the 1970’s, and beyond - including Jazz, Swing, Blues, Wartime, American Song Book, Rhythm and Blues, Musical Theatre, and Soul, Melly and The Madmen ensures each performance captures the very essence of the era and its classic songs.
Melly and The Madmen have an extensive repertoire of songs from the 1920’s through to the 1970’s and beyond...covering well known songs from Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Peggy Lee, Bessie Smith, Julie London, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Joe Cocker and Etta James! There's also a wonderful smattering of vintage inspired arrangements of contemporary classics, a la Post Modern Jukebox.
Available as a duo (Melly and one Madman) right up to a 14 piece big band (Melly and 13 Madmen).