About Melly

Melly is a musicians musician.
His resume is filled with great artists, and is currently drumming for pop phenom, Justin Bieber.

The Artist, The Man

Melly BaldwinThere is definitely something to be said about “honoring the song”. This is exactly what Melly does. Melly is and has always been adamant about learning an artist’s music first and then adding the live feel to it without stepping over the lines. He is truly an artist’s drummer.

Melly began studying the snare drum at the age of nine in his hometown of Waukegan, IL. A few years later he began playing set after relocating to Alabama with his family. Later, Melly obtained a full music scholarship to the University of North Alabama (U.N.A) where he obtained dual degrees in Management and Marketing. While at U.N.A., Melly participated in the marching band, concert band, percussion ensemble and most importantly jazz ensemble. This is when he became serious about set playing. Since graduating from U.N.A., Melly has worked nonstop to become the rock solid time keeper that he is today.

" I want to learn the artists music first, then add the live feel to it, without ever stepping over the line."

Now making his home in the metro Atlanta area, Melly was just touring with New Edition, and previously, pop sensation Justin Bieber: but his resume doesn’t stop there. He has toured extensively with numerous artists:

  • New Edition
  • Bell Biv DeVoe
  • Johnny Gill
  • Bobby Brown
  • Heads of State
  • S.O.S Band
  • En Vogue
  • Dionne Farris
  • Keith Sweat
  • Indigo Girls
  • Three5Human

Take a look at all of Melly's profressionl accomplishments...check out his resume.

The Resume

Melly’s resume also includes appearances on The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, Saturday Night Live, as well as The Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, The View, Dancing With The Stars and the Mo’Nique shows. He has appeared in several music videos and can be heard on a host of recording and music soundtracks. Check out videos of several of his most recent appearances.


New Edition

I hope you were able to come out and see New Edition, The "All Six Tour".

  MGM Grand Theatre Mashantucket, CT
  MGM Grand Theatre Mashantucket, CT
  Agganis Arena Boston, MA
  Mann Music Center Philadelphia, PA
  Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY
  Landers Center Southhaven, MS
  Chastain Park Atlanta, GA
  PNC Music Pavillion Charlotte, NC
  KFC Yumi Center Louisville, KY
  Nashville Municiple Auditorium Nashville, TN
  Northern Quest Casino Airway Heights, WA
  Reliant Arena Houston, TX
  Winstar World Casino Thackerville, OK
  Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie Grand Prairie, TX
  Zoo Amphitheatre Oklahoma, City, OK
  Saenger Theatre New Orleans, LA
  Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh, NC
  Farm Bureau Live @ Virginia Beach Virginia, Beach, VA
  Baltimore Arena Baltimore, MD
  Verizon Center Washingto,n DC
  The Midland Theater Kansas City, MO
  St. Charles Family Arena St.Louis, MO
  Chene Park Detroit, MI
  Macy's Music Festival Cincinnati, OH
  The Venue @ Horseshoe Casino Hammond, IN
  Thunder Valley Casino Amphitheater Lincoln, CA
  Oracle Arena Oakland. CA
  Nokia Theatre Los Angeles, CA

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