Melba Moore, the Grammy nominated and Tony Award winning artist will perform with a full live band at Manchester’s Mint Lounge on 26th April 2012, at Birmingham’s the Drum on 27th April 2012, and at London’s Jazz Café on 29th April 2012.
The concerts have been organised by Soulgigs.com.
A seasoned professional entertainer, Melba’s forthcoming album “Forever Moore” will be released via her own label called A’Moore Music, Inc.
“Forever Moore” contains a message of independence and strength self-empowerment.
Available worldwide, “Forever Moore”, will consist of “Love Is”, Melba’s single, which received two Grammy nominations for Best Short Form Music Video and Best Traditional R&B Performance.
Rising to fame in the early 1970s with her debut album “I Got Love”, Melba got her first Grammy nomination in 1971 for Best New Artist. Iconic for possessing a four-octave vocal range, Melba’s new album is going to support her shows and appearances worldwide.
“I’m so excited to be performing for my first ever live UK dates. This trip and these performances are well over due. My fans up and down the country will be treated to many of my classic material as well as tracks from my forthcoming album,” says Melba.
Her previous work includes many musical theatre stage performances for the likes of HAIR, PURLIE, TIMBUKTU, and Les Miserables.
Melba’s extensive musical theatre background and experiences have certainly shaped her into the artist that she is today, and will deliver a great set.
She has starred with Beyonce and Cuba Gooding Jr, in the motion picture “The Fighting Temptations” among other projects and is also working on an autobiography highlighting the highs and lows of her career to date.
Melba has enjoyed much success with chart topping songs during the early 70’s such as “Love’s Comin’ At Ya”, “Keepin’ My Lover Satisfied”, “Living For Your Love”, and “Read My Lips”.
She achieved two number one hits on the Billboard singles charts for “Falling” and “A Little Bit More” a duet with the great Freddie Jackson.
Melba’s sound is timeless and her voice is classic, having had 11 US top ten hit singles and albums on the Billboard pop, R&B, Disco, and Dance album charts over a period of 40 years. She is one of the most inspirational artists of this recent century.
For more information and tickets, visit please www.soulgigs.com.