Mélissa Laveaux

Born 9 January 1985
Mélissa Laveaux
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p01f1285.jpg
1985-01-09
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/748336d9-5327-42d0-a502-d0945c4c0b71
Mélissa Laveaux

Mélissa Laveaux Biography (Wikipedia)

Mélissa Michelle Marjolec Laveaux (born 9 January 1985) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist of Haitian descent signed to No Format!. Her music has been described as a mix of roots, folk, and blues using her signature percussive finger-style guitar stylings and soulful vocals. In 2006, Laveaux released the first full-length album of her own songs, which she co-produced with percussionist Rob Reid (on tabla and cajón) and Lisa Patterson of Imaginit Music Studios. Laveaux has received critical praise from her peers in such magazines as Colorlines and is a Songs from the Heart recipient from the 2006 Ontario Council of Folk Festivals' conference in the World Music category for penning "Koud'lo".

Laveaux has opened for several artists who have inspired her music, including Meshell Ndegeocello, Feist and Lura. She has also performed at jazz and popular music festivals around the globe. Although most of her performances have been in France, she regularly performs in Japan and Spain. Festivals that have featured Laveaux include the Montreal International Jazz Festival (2007, 2009 and 2010), Cully Jazz, Donostia Jazzaldia, Festival du Bout du Monde (2008), Les Francofolies de La Rochelle (2009), and Sakifo Musik Festival in La Réunion Island and le Printemps de Bourges. She has been a featured guest on CBC Radio's local programs Ottawa Morning and All in a Day and in the national radio broadcasts Bandwidth, Canada Live, and Go!.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Mélissa Laveaux Performances & Interviews


Mélissa Laveaux Tracks

Sort by

Mélissa Laveaux
Angeli-ko
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Angeli-ko
Mélissa Laveaux
Nan Fon Bwa
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Nan Fon Bwa
Mélissa Laveaux
Ko
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Ko
Mélissa Laveaux
Jobiwa
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Jobiwa
Mélissa Laveaux
Le Ma Monte Chwal Mwen
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Le Ma Monte Chwal Mwen
Mélissa Laveaux
Tolalito
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Tolalito
Mélissa Laveaux
Jolibwa
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p067b8sh.jpg
link
Jolibwa
Mélissa Laveaux
Nibo
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Nibo
Mélissa Laveaux
Kouzen
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Kouzen
Mélissa Laveaux
Tolalito (Studio Session)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Tolalito (Studio Session)
Mélissa Laveaux
Angeli-ko (Studio Session)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Angeli-ko (Studio Session)
Mélissa Laveaux
Nan Fon Bwa (Studio Session)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Nan Fon Bwa (Studio Session)
Mélissa Laveaux
Le Ma Monte Chwal Mwen (Studio Session)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Le Ma Monte Chwal Mwen (Studio Session)
Mélissa Laveaux
Panama Mwen Tombe
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Panama Mwen Tombe
Mélissa Laveaux
Simalo
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01f1285.jpg
link
Simalo
Load more tracks

Back to artist