Mel Ushikubo, Canadian singer/songwriter living in Japan, sings with all her heart. With ten years of vocal training, Speech Level Singing and Per Bristow Method she has excellent range and technique. Her voice ranges from soft and sweet with long notes and gentle vibrato to powerful and dynamic rock styles. Her Jazz influences are many, including Norah Jones, Ella Fitzgerald and Whitney Houston. Her rock influences include Alanis Morrisette, Pat Benetar and Heart. Mel also has vibrant and exciting performance skills which amaze audiences. Currently Mel is lead singer of Mel&Hiroshi, Acoustic Jazz Unit and Early Cross, a Progressive Rock band. She performs all over Tokyo and Japan. She is also available for studio recordings, in almost any genre, and various live stage performances, as well as lyric writing and song translation. She especially loves Christmas music. Mel has a professional attitude and is easy to work with. Available for bookings now.
Mel&Hiroshi Jazz Live, July 2017
EARLY CROSS Progressive Live, July 2016
Tokyo Entertainment Industry as model, actor and voice narrator.