MELISSA BARBER – CHICAGO JAZZ AND CABARET SINGER
CHICAGO | CLEVELAND | NEW YORK | NATIONAL
As Listen.com puts it, “Melissa Barber performs in the classic cabaret style. She combines Liza Minnelli’s show-stopping bravado with Bernadette Peters’ jazz approach.”
Melissa Barber was born to sing. From her earliest days as a professional entertainer, Melissa could be found headlining in many a night club, cabaret or theatre.
In New York City, she has entertained at The Duplex, The Producer’s Club, Don’t Tell Mama, Upstairs at Rose’s Turn, and Danny’s Skylight Room to name a few. It was in New York where Melissa recorded and released her first CD, You Heard it Here First.
In Cleveland, audiences have enjoyed her vocals at a wide variety of venues including Cain Park, Landerhaven Grand Ballroom, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Playhouse Square, The Cleveland Play House Club and Gene Hickerson’s at the Hanna.
Onstage, Melissa Barber is known for her charisma, vocal skills and audience interaction. In public venues or for private bookings, Ms. Barber gives audience members the chance to relax, unwind and listen to great music. She makes people of all ages and backgrounds feel right at home with a customized cabaret show or dinner entertainment. Melissa provides just the right energy and/or ambiance that your event requires. The Cleveland Plain Dealer says it all with: “She’s got pipes forever.” International composer/conductor Phil Hall adds to this by saying, “So versatile – her sound is so winning.”
Melissa’s choice of music and her vocal versatility never disappoint. Says Ms. Barber, “Cabaret is anything and everything you want it to be. When selecting songs – the sky is the limit – I love to incorporate old standards, original works, comedic parodies and inspirational pieces all into one show.”
Contact us today for club and restaurant bookings, private events, customized shows and more. You don’t want to miss the chance to hear this Chicago jazz and cabaret singer.