Kick off the New Year with Melinda Doolittle and her Jazz Trio! This soul–stirring songstress is known as a flawless vocalist with irresistible artistry and effortless style which has compelled her audiences to keep listening. Tone deaf as a child, Melinda’s choir teacher would plead with her not to sing, but just silently move her mouth. Undaunted, her love of singing drove her to enter a talent show in the seventh grade where she stunned the audience with her miraculously spot on vocals and beautiful voice and she never looked back! Over the years, Melinda has become a highly sought after background vocalist singing for musical icons including Michael McDonald, Aretha Franklin, BeBe and CeCe Winans, Aaron Neville and Jonny Lang, just to name a few. She became a household name during season six of American Idol where she was named 3rd place --winning over the hearts of America with her stunning powerhouse vocals as well as her charm and charisma. Come enjoy songs off of her first two albums as well as old classic favorites with Melinda Doolittle and her jazz trio and hear why NY Times calls her one of the most “phenomenally gifted” singers in years.
January 21, 2016 @ 7:00 PM at The Pines Theater