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Melanie Futorian

All About Jazz user Melanie Futorian

Member since 2012.


Home: New York City, NY

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Don Alias' life partner for the last seven years of his life, working on completing his autobiography.

As a professional dancer some of Melanie's credentials include teaching jazz for Alvin Ailey and other New York City studios, choreography for the upcoming film, “Creeporia” and performances with NY dance companies. She has been a camera-woman and audio engineer for The United Nations, CNN News, MTV and other networks. She’s written for Dance Teacher Magazine and various others and sung for NY gospel choirs for performances with Danny Glover, Deborah Harry etc. Melanie can be seen in HBO projects and a soap opera presently seen in The Caribbean. She and Don, companions for the last 7 years of his life co wrote his autobiography. If interested in the autobiography or a photo book please contact her at

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