Mel Alston Jr is a male indie singer/songwriter from Philadelphia. His music is an alternative mixture of Soul, Rock & R&B. He released His First mixtape, Waking Up # Vol#1, in 2010.
Mel sang as a child and played several instruments including Piano, trumpet and trombone. He attended Howard University where he played trumpet for the “Showtime Marching Band”. After finishing college, he began to act and sing in local plays, which created an interest by his peers in a solo career. Along with J Forbes and several others, “Da Circle Entertainment Group” was created to positively influence and network with local artist in Philly. Mel began to work with several writers and producers including Willie Stone, Terrence Anderson & Ric & Pres. Currently unsigned, Mel plans to break boundaries with a new raw sound influenced by Rock & R&B.