Melanie Massell


Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Flute, Trombone, Upright bass.


Melanie Massell is what is called a “multi-tasker” and performs each task proficiently and professionally. She performs as a solo, duo, and leads two bands ("HOT ITEM" and "ALL THAT JAZZ"). She runs her own booking agency and performs as a guest vocalist with various musicians and has opened for world-renowned artists in many different venues.

In addition to being nominated “Outstanding Jazz Artist” and “Best Jazz Act” in Atlanta, she sings a variety of musical styles with a wide vocal range, delivering nothing less than her best shot every time she performs.

Screen name:
Melanie Massell
Member since:
Sep 22 2009
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week


Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin, Diana Krall, Natalie Cole, Doobie Brothers, Eagles, Billy Joel, Brenda Lee, Patsy Cline

Members Of Band

Any combination from a Solo, Duo to a full band with brass section.


Whatever it takes to get the job done.



Past Events

Melanie performs every Thursday at Marina Jack in Sarasota from 5:30pm-9:30pm with her variety dance band Trio, HOT ITEM. Come check out the scene along the bay with spectacular views. Enjoy a cool beverage and fine food from the extensive menu selection and dance to your favorite songs from such artists as Etta James, Patsy Cline, Doobie Brothers, Billy Joel, Aretha Franklin, Hall & Oates and more!