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Melissa Manchester Loves The Fellas

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter MELISSA MANCHESTER starred in the national tours of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Music Of The Night and Song And Dance, and created the role of Maddy, the title character’s mother, on the NBC hit TV series Blossom. In 1980 she became the first recording artist in the history of the Academy Awards to have two nominated movie themes in a single year, “Through The Eyes Of Love” (from Ice Castles) and “I’ll Never Say Goodbye” (from The Promise), and to perform them both on the Oscar telecast. Nominated for a Grammy in 1980 for “Don’t Cry Out Loud,” she won the Grammy Award for best female vocalist in 1982 singing “You Should Hear How She Talks About You.” MELISSA has composed music for the animated features The Great Mouse Detective and Lady And The Tramp II, the sequel to the Disney classic. In addition to composing the scores for the musicals I Sent A Letter To My Love and Sweet Potato Queens, MELISSA also co-wrote the radio mainstays “Midnight Blue”, “Come In From The Rain” and “Whenever I Call You Friend.” In 2017, MELISSA celebrated her 45-year career with the release of her 21st album, The Fellas, a tribute to the iconic male singers who set the platinum standard for the music of the great American songbook. In March of 2019, Melissa’s song “We Are The Fire” was the theme song for the newly-released PBS documentary, “After Parkland,” and featured the student chorus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on background vocals. Melissa has received the Governor’s Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for her contributions to the music and recording arts, as well as the New York Bistro Award, which was presented by her dear and talented friend, Marvin Hamlisch.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019



Feinstein's at Vitello's
4349 Tujunga Ave
Studio City, CA 91604