Melina Soochan | Singer, Songwriter, Pianist | Jazz, Pop, Soul
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Cet album est maintenant disponible et vous pouvez l'acheter ici.


Évènements 2009

Melina s'est produite prés et loin! Nombreux sont ceux l'ont vue et ont entendu sa musique et son émotion.

Faits saillants de 2009

  1. Pendant la saison de ski 2009-2010 Melina s'est produite les vdnredis et les samedis de 2h à 23h au Nansen Lounge, Fairmont Tremblant Hotel, Mont-Tremblant - piano et voix, un mélange de jazz, R&B, musique contemporaine et des chansons originales. 3045 Chemin de la Chapelle, Mont-Tremblant, QC.
  2. Le nouveaus clip vidéo City of Love filmée en mai 2009 a été finalisé et lancé, après beaucoup d'heures de montage. La soiré de lancement a eu lieu le 28 novembre, 2009, au Bar Le Confessional, 431 rue McGill, Montréal.
  3. Beaucoup, beaucoup d'heures de trounage avaient eu lieu en novembre 2008 pour le clip vidéo de la chanson de Melina X-Ray Eyes. Meri à tous les amis qui ont participé et ont rendu cette aventue possible. Le montage de ce clip est maintenant achevé. Le clip vidé a été lancé et one peut le voir ici.
  4. Collaboration avec le band heavy metal The Agonist's pour leur 2ème album, lancé sur Century Media en janvier 2009

Le fun de l'année 2009

  • Open Mic @ Le Confessional

    Mardi, le 6 janvier, 20h - 23h

    Bar Le Confessional
    431 McGill Street, Old Montreal

    Open mic - piano and vocals. Other artists include Sule, Nil, Jeremie from Star Académie, Jah Faith, Reuben Booza, Matt Antaya. No cover.


  • Gert's Pub

    Jeudi, le 8 janvier, 20h - 23h

    3480 McTavish, Montreal

    Double feature show with guitarist singer/songwriter Andrew O'Keeffe.


  • Classical Recital

    Mardi, le 20 janvier, 18h - 20h

    McGill University Schulich Music Building, Clara Lichtenstein Hall, 527 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

    Melina's final solo recital, in preparation for her ARCT final piano exam. Student of Prof Luba Zuk. - No cover.


  • COMPASSION

    Vendredi, le 13 février, 20h - 20h45

    Oscar Peterson Hall, Concordia University, Loyola Campus, 7141 Sherbrooke West, Montreal

    Hosted by the 51st Garnet Key Society, Concordia University.

    Collaborating with choreographer/dancer Greg Selinger for a unique interaction of live music and dance, a showcase of various Montreal artists and talents. All proceeds from ticket sales and additional donations will go directly to The Heart & Stroke Foundation.


  • Fundraiser

    Vendredi, le 13 février, 21h - 23h

    Grumpy's, 1242 Bishop, Montreal

    Piano and Vocals at a fundraiser event for the Scrivener Creative Review, a nationally distributed McGill magazine that publishes fiction, poetry, photography, book reviews, and interviews (this year with Michael Ondaatje). Other featured artists Charlotte Cornfield, and bluegrass group Oxen Talk.


  • Gert's Pub

    Jeudi, le 19 février, 20h - 21h

    3480 McTavish, Montreal

    Piano and vocals. Opening for rock/ska band Claptrap. $5 cover.


  • Private Function

    Samedi, le 21 mars, 17h - 19h

    Montreal

    Cocktail hour. Solo piano and voice.


  • Free Times Cafe

    Dimanche, le 5 avril, 19h - 20h

    320 College/University, Toronto, 416-967-1078

    1 hour-set! Opening for singer-songwriter Mike Carlton from York University. No cover, pay-as-you-want.


  • Open Mic @ James Joyce Irish Pub

    Dimanche, le 5 avril, 22h - 23h

    386 Bloor W, (ANNEX) Toronto, 416-324-9400

    Piano and vocals. No cover.


  • Label Showcase Night

    Jeudi, le 23 avril, minuit - minuit

    Club Lambi, 4465 Saint-Laurent, Montreal

    Piano and vocals with guitarist Ben Champagne, opening for and later singing with soul/funk band Pat Lehman and the Dropbeat Kings.


  • MMSA Paparazzi Night

    Vendredi, le 1 mai, 21h - 23h

    Restaurant Le Quartier, 1001 Square Victoria, Montreal, (514) 875-9669

    Guest appearance, piano and vocals and backed by 2 hip hop dancers.
    Tickets can be purchased through the MMSA (1 for $15, 2 for $25 and 8 for $10).


  • Tribute to Thandie Klaasen

    Samedi, le 30 mai, 20h30 - 23h

    Cabaret du Mile End (ex Kola Note), 5240 avenue du Parc, Montreal, (514) 274-9339

    Performing with other singers in a tribute to the legendary Thandie Klaasen at Lorraine Klaasen's concert "Mother and Daughter United in Song". Tickets $30.


  • Brutopia Brewpub

    Dimanche, le 14 juin, 21h - 23h

    1215 Crescent, Montreal, (514) 393-9277

    Piano and vocals, with Dan Hargadon on guitar.


  • Open Mic @ Bar Le Confessional

    Mardi, le 16 juin, 20h - 23h

    431 McGill Street, Old Montreal

    Piano and vocals.


  • Brutopia Brewpub

    Mercredi, le 17 juin, 21h - minuit

    1215 Crescent, Montreal, (514) 393-9277

    Piano and vocals, with Dan Hargadon on guitar.

    Featuring other Montreal Songwriters: The Boneman & Mrs. Bones, William Rockwell, Nikita U, Bud Rice.


  • The Yellow Door Coffeehouse,

    Samedi, le 20 juin, 19h - 22h

    3625 Aylmer (Between Prince Arthur and des Pins), Montreal, (514) 845-2600

    Piano and vocals.
    Two other acts to be featured in addition to Melina: singer/guitarist Elaine Ryan and singer/pianist Sheena (a.k.a. Darling Ghost). Cover $8, $5 for students.


  • Clyde's Bar

    Vendredi, le 10 juillet, 20h - 23h

    Pointe Claire, Montreal West Island

    Performing for the Leukemia Society in a benefit concert.

    Also featuring guest beatboxer Dominique Laguë. Headliner of the night is soul/funk band Pat Lehman and the Dropbeat Kings.


  • Midnight Madness Festival

    Vendredi, le 17 juillet, 19h - 22h

    Oakville, Ontario

    Melina performs with soul/funk band Pat Lehman and the Dropbeat Kings.
    Outdoor show.


  • Bar Voyageurs

    Jeudi, le 23 juillet, 21h - minuit

    Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

    Piano and voice.

    This show will be every Thursday from 9pm - midnight.


  • Dorval Outdoor Concert Series

    Lundi, le 27 juillet, 20h - 22h

    Pine Beach Park, Dorval

    Melina performed with soul/funk band Pat Lehman and the Dropbeat Kings.
    Free admission. Bring your lawn chair.


  • Rhythmes Tremblant

    Dimanche, le 9 août, 20h - 23h

    Mont-Tremblant

    Melina performed with soul/funk band Pat Lehman and the Dropbeat Kings.


  • Montreal Funkfest 2009

    Samedi, le 15 août, 19h - 22h

    P'tit Cafe Campus, 57 Prince Arthur, Montreal

    Melina performs with soul/funk band Pat Lehman and the Dropbeat Kings.


  • Gap North American Acoustic Music Day

    Jeudi, le 20 août, 19h30 - 20h30

    Gap Store, Carrefour Angrignon, 7077 Newman Blvd, Lasalle

    On Aug 20 2009, every Gap store in the U.S. and Canada hosted an exclusive, live acoustic music night to celebrate Gap's 40 years of heritage in jeans and music. Melina performed a free acoustic show for the Gap North American Acoustic Music Day, sponsored by The Gap.


  • Bar Voyageurs

    Jeudi, le 20 août, 21h - minuit

    Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

    Piano and vocals.


  • Clyde's Bar

    Jeudi, le 15 octobre, minuit - minuit

    Pointe Claire, Montreal West Island

    Performing with soul/funk/motown band Patrick Lehman and the Dropbeat Kings. Also featuring the On the Flip Side Band. Cover $10.


  • Bar Voyageurs

    Jeudi, le 22 octobre, 21h - minuit

    Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

    Piano and vocals, with guest guitarist Jordan Peters.


  • Fat Black Pussy Cat bar/lounge

    Dimanche, le 1 novembre, 20h - 21h

    130 West 3rd Street, Manhattan, New York, USA

    Melina plays and sings her original music with the amazing house band, cover $15 and 2 drink minimum.


  • Bar Voyageurs

    Jeudi, le 5 novembre, 21h - minuit

    Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

    Piano and vocals, with guest pianist Ian Bartczak.


  • Bar Voyageurs

    Jeudi, le 12 novembre, 21h - minuit

    Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

    Piano and Vocals, with guest guitarist Jordan Peters.


  • Linux Caffe

    Samedi, le 14 novembre, 19h - 23h

    Toronto

    No cover, solo vocals and piano, all original material, 6-song EP & DVD for sale. Opening act by Elora Taylor at 7pm and Adam Martin at 8pm.


  • Bar Voyageurs

    Jeudi, le 19 novembre, 21h - minuit

    Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

    Piano and vocals, with guest singer Natalie Harvey.
    Repeated on Friday, November 26.


  • Bar Le Confessional

    Samedi, le 28 novembre, 18h - 21h

    431 McGill Street, Montreal

    Screening of City of Love music video. No cover, free drinks and snacks to those who participated in the shoot. Everyone is invited to share in the public showing of this intensely Montreal-centric project! Support your local artists, support the arts, love your city!


  • New Year's Eve

    Jeudi, le 31 décembre, 20h - 1h

    Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

    Melina Soochan, piano and vocals, and pianist Gerry Pucci in alternating sets throughout the evening.



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