Date: Sun Aug 1st
Melange is an established 4 piece band concentrating on songs, having developed intricate vocal harmonies, presenting ensemble songs as well as vocal solo numbers.
The line up consists of piano, upright bass (both of whom sing), and 2 female singers.
Melange play a wide variety of music from jazz song classics, show songs, pop and soul classic, in a jazz or blues style, much influenced by the Post-Modern Jukebox, but also legendary singers such as Diana Krall, Eva Cassidy, Nina Simone. Melange is truly a mix; of musical styles and interest and of personnel.
Adrian Jones, a very experienced jazz pianist, currently plays with the big band style ‘The Swing Empire’.
Lynette Rentoul’s heart has been in musical theatre, but has dabbled in close harmony and was, until recently, the artistic director of the Cornwall Folk Festival.
Morwenna Gee is a fabulous blues and harmony singer having studied voice at the Royal Academy and has many years experience teaching dance and voice in London and Cornwall.
Neal Jolly has many decades of experience playing bass and singing harmony. Most recently involved with the award winning Cornwall based Celtic Folk band, The Rowan Tree.