Primary Instrument: Piano
Melani Skybell is a vocalist and classically trained pianist, who began her journey in music at the early age of four. As a youth her fascination with singing was immense. Skybell would use the piano as her voice and emotional outlet. Skybell excelled in classical piano, yet her heart was really in singing. She dreamed of being a professional singer, and decided she would use her abilities with piano to get there.
Her formal education includes classical piano and vocal performance at Boston University. In 1984, her on-stage experience blossomed when she joined an alternative pop/rock group, Innocent Bystander, frequently backing up headliners. Innocent Bystander was a regular act in Austin's Sixth Street clubs....
Just a Chase Away
Tracks: Just A Chase Away; Days Like This; Let's Get Away; Got You On My Mind;The Stars In Your eyes; Dreamflight; It Could Happen To You; Simple Life Worth Living; The First Time; I'm Just A Lucky So and So; Nothing Is Too Wonderful To Be True.
Personnel: Melani Skybell: piano,vocals. Sam Walker: guitar. Kyp Green: bass. Roy Snodgrass: drums. Pete Brewer: tenor sax, soprano sax, flute. Jorge Ginorio: percussion. Steve Browne: flugelhorn, additional percussion.
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