Melissa Sullivan is the singer/songwriter of "Melissa And More " from Southampton United Kingdom
Her songs cover a broad spectrum of genre. Folk,Rock,Acoustic,Pop,Jazz and Country to name a few.
She started playing the flute classically at about seven years old and achieved grade 8 distinction at 14. She had already started playing the piano and writing music before her teenage years and also a bit of acting in local pantomimes.
Melissa has fronted and written for many bands and in 2004, teamed-up with Dave Wilkes and started performing along the south coast as a duo, herself taking vocals and playing keyboards/ flute and Dave on electric and acoustic guitars.
The band expanded to a five piece in early 2011 with Dave Amey on percussion, Ric Westwood on Clarinet,Saxaphone, harmonica.
Described as "Inspirational and colourful alternative " Melissa's music is of as many genres as there are of emotions, evoking sensitivity, harmony and passion in every song creating a story with instrumentation, heartfelt lyrics and exceptional vocal. There are many songs to the Melissa And More repertoire, they have self released 3 eps and a live recorded album and are currently recording a 10 track album.
Jerry Sharpe has recently re joined the band to play bass on the new album.
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