Melanie Charles style and vocal adroitness is memorizing. Her “The Diaspora” set at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola showcases her deep jazz roots and pays tribute to the great Aretha Franklin and Roy Hargrove ending with an updated version of the Nancy Wilson’s ‘Guess Who I Saw Today’ and a lively ‘Billies Blues.”
Charles embrace of traditional jazz nearly overshadows her the experimental, genre bending side project.
D’Flower Charles’s own Cindi Mayweather, released a hypnotic self-produced lo-fi mixed tape ‘The Girl with the Green Shoes in 2017, that intrigues and reveals more with each listen.
Charles’s is deep in music, it seems to be a life force for this Brooklyn artist with Haitian roots. From jazz to soul, chill to standards, and her fascinating experimental projects Melanie Charles is mastering the art of being captivating. Melanie Charles.