Philip Melancon


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A local boy, Philip Melancon performs the musical spirit and style of his hometown, New Orleans. As complex as gumbo, Philip cooks up a variety of musical flavors at once unique and distinctive. Ask anyone on the music scene in the city and Phil's name will be known for he performs at a smorgasbord of venues with many of the top musicians in the area.


A glimpse of his range of styles is seen in his performances. He is in tune at the piano of Bayou Bar in the Pontchartrain Hotel. He is a featured cabaret performer at the Pontchartrain and Columns Hotels and at the newest hot spot "le chat noir." He performs for children, at historic Preservation Hall and with the agency Young Audiences. He has scored local films and has three original albums under his belt.


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