Bellingham vocalist Cheryl Jewell: Coming home to jazz

Vocalist Cheryl Jewell performing live in the Jazz24/KPLU Seattle Studios on August 2. Credit Justin Steyer


Bellingham jazz singer, Cheryl Jewell, was raised in Oak Harbor, Washington.  When she went to college in Bellingham, she fell in love with that city.  She left only to pursue her singing career in Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles.

After working for several years as a rock and country singer, Cheryl decided to move back to Bellingham and pursue her first musical love—jazz.  With the release of her first jazz CD, My Blue Heaven, Cheryl has placed herself on the top shelf of West Coast jazz singers.

In this studio session, hosted by Jazz24/KPLU Music Director, Nick Francis, Cheryl performs 3 of the songs from her debut CD and talks about her music journey from Bellingham to … Bellingham.

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