In her teen years, she discovered a passion for the old R&B masters and soul singers – artists like Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, and Louis Armstrong. Her band, aptly called ‘Melvina’, features some of Calgary’s finest players. She is also an accomplished, award-winning classical pianist. That is certainly enough to get you going, but its her sweet, soulful vocals that’s gonna move you!
Featuring a variety of musical genres such as Latin, Jazz, Reggae, anf R&B, her performances consists of a selection of timeless covers by artists that have defined the path of popular music. The repertoire includes hits from favorite artists like Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Prince and Marvin Gaye, while incorporating avant garde selections from modern chart toppers and the odd rare gem of yester year.
Hip look, hip sound, hip songs. And the quality of her performance speaks for itself! Whether your budget calls for solo, duo, trio, or band… Kate Melvina really oughta be your first choice!