Chris Melville is a classic jazz and soul singer who cites Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald as his major influences. With his warm, velvet vocal delivery he sings classic jazz songs from a mid-century era of style and sophistication, an ideal soundtrack for weddings and corporate events.

With 20 years of performance experience at weddings, corporate functions and cocktail parties, Chris has played for a stellar client list worldwide. He can perform as a feature singer or as background music, and is highly versatile.

Chris is Auckland-based but open to travelling for performances. He provides a PA, computer and lighting, so is self contained for up to 400pax.

“Michael Buble... watch out, this guy is amazing! If you want entertainment for a ceremony or reception he comes with my full endorsement.”
- Lisa Hill, Beautiful Events, Eagle’s Nest, Russell

“Chris was an absolute class act. Not only was his performance top notch, he was also such a pleasure to deal with 100% of the time. He was most accommodating with every request and just wanted to make sure the event ran smoothly. A big thanks Chris, you made the night!”
- Manasvi Narula, Auckland Wedding

“Chris was AMAZING and please pass on our thanks again to him. He was such a nice guy too. Everyone commented on how fantastic he was.”
-Sarah and Paul, Wedding, Waiheke

Ideal for: background music for cocktail party, corporate function, private party, wedding, anniversary

Mack the Knife
Up a Lazy River
Fly Me to the Moon
It Had to Be You
Memories Are Made of This
Ain't That a Kick In the Head
Put a Lid On It
What now my love
Let there be love
Cheek to Cheek
After You've Gone
Love And Marriage
My Funny Valentine
Girl From Ipanema
Hey Jealous Lover
The Lady is a Tramp
My Kind Of Town
One For My Baby
Tender Trap
They Can't Take That Away From Me
You Make Me Feel So Young
Feeling Good
It Had To Be You
Love Is Here To Stay
Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
We Are In Love
Forever, For Now
Recipe For Love
It's Alright With Me
I Could Write A Book
Just In Time
Nice Work if You Can Get It
Strangers in the Night
Can't Take That Away From Me
The Way You Look Tonight
Everlasting Love
What A Wonderful World
I've got you under my skin
For Once in my life
How Sweet it Is
That's Amore
Girl from Ipanema
Blue Moon
Get Me to the Church On Time
Some Enchanted Evening
I've Got the World On a String
A Foggy Day
Hit the Road, Jack
Mack the Knife
You Are the Sunshine of My Life
Haven't Met You Yet
Stepping Out With My Baby
The Coffee Song
Wonderful Tonight
The Lady Is a Tramp
All of Me
The Way You Look Tonight
Cry Me a River
When I Fall In Love
New York, New York
You Don't Know Me
Indigo Swing
Mr Bojangles
I Love Paris
Hello Dolly
Cry Me a River
Beyond the Sea
Let's Face the Music and Dance
Me and Mrs Jones
Minnie the moocher
Popsicle Toes
Straighten Up and Fly Right
Swingin' On a Star
You're Getting to Be a Habit With Me
All of Me
Birth Of the Blues
Can't buy me love
Englishman In New York
Just the Way You Are
Some Kind of Wonderful
Puttin' On the Ritz
Can't Take My Eyes Off You
King of the Road
Dream a Little Dream of Me
Come Fly With Me
I Get a Kick Out of You
Twenty something
Old Devil Moon
Let's do it Let's fall in Love
Let's Fall In Love
Night and Day
All the Things You Are
Almost Like Being In Love
Me And Mrs Jones
Our day will come
You Know I'm No Good
The Girl From Ipanema
Anything Goes
I Gotta Feeling
Waiting in vain
Bye Bye Blackbird
Brown Sugar
Chicken Grease
Feel Like Makin Love
Dancing cheek to cheek
Papa was a rolling Stone
Twenty-Five Miles
G Mixolydian Backing Track
Give Me The Night
The Girl From Ipanema
Have You Met Miss Jones
I've Got You Under My Skin
Killing Me Softly
Canned Heat
time wont wait
Jill Scott-Gettin' In The Way
What Goes Around Comes Around
Lullaby Of Birdland
Moves Like Jagger
Billie Jean
A Minor Scale (Aeolian Mode) Backing Track
Sing It Back
Just Friends (Sunny)
Night and Day
When i get you alone
Save the Last Dance
Someone To Watch Over Me
don't you worry bout a thing
Swingin' On A Star
There Will Never Be Another You
You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
Paper Moon
My baby just cares for me
Taking A Chance On Love
Like Someone In Love
Call Me Irresponsible
Lets Face The Music & Dance
Luck Be A Lady
My Way
Something Stupid
Summer wind
That Old Black Magic
That's Life
That's All
Something Stupid
Anything Goes
World On a String
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
The Summer Wind
Making whoopee
Whatever It Takes
The More I See You
You've Changed
I'm Beginning to see the light
Ain't that a Kick in the Head
Have You Met Miss Jones
My baby just cares for me
That's Life
The Way You Look Tonight
What a Difference a Day Made
Bb Rhythm Changes-Medium Swing
Body And Soul
C Lydian Mode
C Phrygian Mode
D Dorian Mode Scale
Honeysuckle Rose
How High The Moon
I get a kick out of you
Fell in love with a boy
Let's Groove
The More I see You
Night And Day
Stella By Starlight
For Once In My Life
Happy Birthday
Take the A-Train
That's The Way (I Like It)
You're Driving Me Crazy

Hi Pete
Chris was great, and everybody loved his music!
Thanks for organising
Residential Building Services
Heart Foundation Event
Park Hyatt

Hi Robyn,
Thank you for your email.
Chris was fantastic! He was an absolute breeze to work with. He was on time, organised, he asked us what we would like to hear, and his act was just beautiful.
Kind Regards,
Olivia Bedford
Paul Brown and Associates
Black Tie Cocktail Party
End of year Christmas Function

Hi Robyn
Yes, thank you it was wonderful and it was great having Chris be part of our evening.
Thank you
Amanda Watts
War Memorial Museum

Hi Robyn
Thanks you- yes, everything went great thanks. The acts were all great and we had lots of positive feedback on their performances.
Kind regards
Smith and Caughey's

Hello Robyn, 
We had a fantastic day and Chris was amazing. We had so many comments about how great he was as a musician. So full credit to him, he really was exactly what we wanted and so much more so thanks very much. 
Regards Amanda. 

Hi Robyn
The performances of Chet and Melissa and Chris Melville were outstanding.
Kind regards
Kevin Broadfoot
Smith and Caughey's

Hi Chris
It’s a pleasure having you at our Cardholders evening. I think some of our staff have a "Chris Melville Fan Club" going on!! Huge positive feedback from our customers on your performance.
Kind regards
Kevin Broadfoot
Smith and Caughey's

Hi Robyn,
The day was wonderful and Chris was superb. A thorough gentleman and a professional. Chris could not have been better.
Thank you.
Felicity McDonald

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