BAKU JAZZ FESTIVAL
18th EDITION, 2023
MELVIN TRAVIS GROUP
30 Sep. Friday Heydar Aliyev Center
Melvin Travis - vocal
Alex Cheremizov - piano
Vladimir Kolcov - Krutov - double bass
Ildar Nafigov - drums
Andrey Polovko - saxophone
Melvin Travis is a charming singer with a baritone and velvet voice. It is appreciated for his performances in different styles: jazz, blues, gospel, soul, funk.
He trained at the Black Music School in Paris, a school specialized in learning African-American music.
He then worked on jazz performance with Michèle Hendricks, daughter of the great Jon Hendricks precursor scat with words.
Each year, he has the honor of being invited to many festivals in France (Nice Jazz Festival, Jazz in Paris – Méridien Etoile, Blues sur Seine
Festival, Festival of Roman Nights ….), But also the Métis Festival in Paris. Saint Louis of Senegal, Festival of Voices in Belgium.
Melvin is not only a great singer who communicates his emotions to his audience but he is also a composer, author and singing teacher.
So let yourself be charmed and transported by her incredibly deep and fascinating voice.