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Mel sings with the LBMB!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017

Every year I have the honor and pleasure of singing with the Long Beach Municipal Band (LBMB). It’s a symphony pops orchestra that presents a FREE concert in the park, every Tuesday through Friday, every week for 6 weeks. The second half of the concert always features a guest artist. This year my week is July 18-21. Grab a blanket or chair, pack some snacks and come out for an evening of...

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Mammoth Jazzfest 2017

Posted by on Jun 11, 2017

Mel Collins & the Ben-jamin Horns will be at the Mammoth Jazzfest in Mammoth Lakes, Ca. July 7-8 (Fri and Sat night). We will be playing alongside bands like, The Deep Fried Funk Society  who will be headlining on Friday night. We will be headlining on Saturday night, but the festival is all day beginning at noon. The concert will take place in the Village Courtyard. 6201 Minaret Road...

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Lost in the Stars

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017

Mel just recently finished a successful two night run of “Lost in the Stars” directed by Anne Bogart. Playing the role of ‘Linda’ she performed with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra at Royce Hall alongside many other talented performers. For reviews on Meloney’s performance in “Lost in the Stars,” click the links below: Mark Swed’s LA Times review...

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Mel Collins & Ben- jamin Horns at Mammoth Lakes Jazzfest 2016

Posted by on Jul 30, 2016

We had a beautiful time at The Village in Mammoth Lakes, July 8-10. We shared the stage with other fantastic artists like the Scott Martin Latin Soul Band. The weather got a little chilly, but the crowd’s reaction was so warm it made the winds bearable. The accommodations were wonderful as were the crew and everyone who helped out! A HUGE THANKS to Cathleen Calderon for heading up this...

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