My Heart Sings
While breakthroughablity may not be a word, according to Webster, Melani L. Skybell's musical talent certainly should compel the editors of today's New World Dictionary to consider adding it to the book. Her repertoire includes traditional jazz numbers, sultry ballads, swing standards and bossa novas. With a new, unique sound of their own. Ms. Skybell's original compositions stand apart from those familiar favorites. In order to refine her jazz style, Ms. skybell entered the highly reputable University of North Texas Jazz Studies Program. (Her classical piano studies were developed while pursuing a performance degree at Boston University) It took very little time for her to build a reputation of her own. Demand for Ms. Skybell's vocal work grew rapidly among many of the area's jazz orchestras, including a performance at the Caravan of Dreams in Fort Worth with the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra and several appearances with the Eastfield College Jazz Orchestra. This work enabled Ms. Skybell to assemble a group of the area's most gifted musicians, with whom she now entertains at Dallas' hottest jazz clubs, hotels and restaurants, including, The Capitol Grill, The Mansion, Texas Stadium, and Sambucca's Jazz Cafe. She is also in demand outside of Dallas, having recently performed at special events in Atlanta and Jamica. As a soloist, her unique interpretation of classic jazz uplifts her audiences with rich vocal nuances and charm. Whether she is swinging hard on her up tempos, or warming your heart with her intimate ballads, Melani L. Skybell is an exciting talent. Her musical training is extensive, as is her performance experience. Combined with her potential as a composer, Melani L. Skybell is a rising star. She possesses breakthrough qualities with crossover appeal to all generations of music lovers.