Composer & Producer Joey Melotti plays all instruments and sings lead vocal on "My Chi-To-Be!". This is a funky driving song with an uplifting Fender Rhodes solo and funky Acoustic Piano solo (a la Herbie Hancock). Vocal features are the rap of Corey Stallings and the sweet harmonies of Sharon Hendrix. This groove guarantees to lift your 'Chi'!
About Joey Melotti
In addition to being Producer/Owner of Dreamspell Studios in Henderson, Nevada, Joey enjoys being a part of the vibrant music scene in Las Vegas and is thrilled to be performing at the Paris Hotel with Barry Manilow.
His musical journey began at the age of 5, starting with the accordion and cutting his first piece of vinyl at 8 years of age.
He began touring in 1976 with the late Vickie Sue Robinson, famous for her hit single, "Turn the Beat Around". He produced two of his own albums, "The Joe Melotti Quartet: Live at the Foundry Café" and "Take Another Look".
Joey’s musical director credits include Barry Manilow, Eartha Kitt, Michael Bolton, Liza Minnelli and Julio Iglesias, accompanying them on their world tours. He has also been conductor and musical director for David Gest on numerous productions, and has collaborated with outstanding artists like Michael McDonald, Luther Vandross, and Usher, to name but a few.
Additional highlights include serving as arranger, conductor, and co-musical director with Greg Phillinganes for the CBS TV Special, "Michael Jackson: The Solo Years 30th Anniversary Celebration", arranger and keyboardist on Liza Minnelli's CD, "Liza’s Back", and keyboards on Barry Manilow's #1 release "The Greatest Songs of the Fifties".
Joey also lends his efforts and talent to numerous charitable organizations including the Michael Bolton Charities, This Close for Cancer Research, and the Liberace Museum. He endorses Kawai USA, Quick-Lok Keyboard Stands, and Studio Projects microphones.