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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

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Melissa Stott, jazz songwriter and vocalist, was born in Manchester (UK), daughter of a Singaporean-Chinese mother and an English father who was a jazz pianist and church organist. Being the only student on the advanced music course at high school, Melissa received one-to-one tuition in harmony and counterpoint from Lorna Wareham. A classical pianist and dancer, she spent the late eighties and early nineties living and working in London, Canterbury, Singapore, Italy, Sweden and Denmark, obtaining a degree in Drama and touring with a theatre company.

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“A jazz vocalist who will capture your heart”... Jazz Canadiana
“Stott is quite an extraordinary find…”...Jazz Review (UK)
“You’d swear she’d been [singing] all her life, such is her poise and innate swing.”... Jazzwise (UK)
“Every track is a miniature jewel of harmonic delight, capable of bringing out not only the splendid vocal gifts of this young singer, but also those of the entire ensemble…”... Anima Jazz (Italy)
“She is fully representative of a particularly British approach to song…”... Jazz Notes (France)
“The interwoven fabric is that of the golden age of American jazz vocalese with the added attractions of surprisingly pliant vocals…”...Jazz magazine (Italy)

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    Sunnyside
    2007
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