Award winning singer, songwriter and guitarist Melinda Colaizzi released her first full-length album "Witness" on June 10, 2014.
Melinda has recorded a collection of 8 songs that showcase her talent as a musician deeply rooted in blues- and R'n'B-infused rock. She wrote 6 of the CDs tracks, collaborating with Grammy Award winning singer, guitarist, producer Kevin Bowe to write “Time Runnin' Dry.”
A young up-and-coming artist in the blues/rock genre, Melinda is known for powerful vocal delivery, emotional performances and riff driven songwriting. She has performed in clubs and recorded in studios across the U.S. Her style derives from the raw intensity of artists like Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams and the Rolling Stones. In 2013, The International Songwriting Competition named her as a semi-finalist for her original composition "Trouble." She is also a past recipient of the Berklee College of Music World Scholarship and the Aerosmith Endowment Award for outstanding achievement in music.
Melinda recorded "Witness" at Mr. Smalls in Pittsburgh, Mastermix in Minneapolis, and the House Of Blues Studio and Hobby Shop Studio in Los Angeles. All songs were mastered at Audible Images Recording Studios in Pittsburgh.
You can preview the album by visiting: https://soundcloud.com/listentomelinda/sets/witness
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