Cheri “Note” Anderson performs "feel good" jazz, expressing her passion of singing positive lyrics that speak of “Love”, with jazz music in the background. Cheri calls it "Jazzin' the Spirit" and has electrified audiences nationwide with it!
Her sound is comparable to Sarah Vaughn and her style brings to mind Nancy Wilson. Creating a “buzz” in the San Francisco Bay area, Cheri performs with an all- female jazz combo, who together perform standard and original, contemporary jazz!
Her latest cd project “Notes from Cheri” has been released, of which her colleagues perform with her, and is being played on KPOO, KPFK, KKUP and KMWR!
What to Expect
Expect a lively, engaging, well put together performance of jazz standards plus originals that has the audience snapping their fingers and tapping their toes! Cheri "Note" is so personable with her audience they feel at home and ready to be inspired. Her wit and vocal style engages the audience as they sing along with her from songs she selects that remind them of a time or place in their lives that was enjoyable.
The group of musicians she performs with are so acclaimed, they hold their own playing their instruments. Their expertise elevates the music to a high level of energy that complements what Cheri "Note" does as a vocal stylist.
The audience receives such an experience in this performance that they leave feeling good many days afterwards!
Cheri performs "feel good" jazz, and rhythm/blues, in a range that reaches five octaves! Expressing her passion of singing positive lyrics that speak of “Love”, with jazz music in the background, Cheri has found her niche, calling it "Jazzin' the Spirit"! Classic songs such as Get Happy, Fly Me To The Moon, and Nature Boy, combined with Cheri’s musings about life are how she enlightens her audience, leaving them with warm memories long after the show is over!
Recently moving to the Bay Area from southern California, Cheri hit the street running, performing at venues such as The Rrazz Room, Yoshi’s, 57th Street Art Gallery, and Trader Vic’s. She hires an all-Female Combo to perform with and together they are rocking the Bay Area!
Her sound has been described as silky smooth and is comparable to Sarah Vaughn or Phyllis Hyman. Her style brings to mind Nancy Wilson. Cheri blends all of it adding her own, unique touch to every song she sings.
Having experience in various groups as Front Artist, she has opened for such icons as Nancy Wilson, Maxi Priest, Phil Perry, and E.W.F. She has also performed with Benny Maupin of "Head Hunters" fame, and has jammed with Roy Ayers. Cheri’s performances have taken her nation-wide!
Songs from her latest cd, “Notes From Cheri” combine Cheri’s originals and Jazz standards that are played on KKUP, KPOO, KPFA, and KWMR radio, along with iTunes, Amazon, and cdBaby.
Cheri has been interviewed by DJ Marilyn Fowler of KPOO Radio, Afryka Jamal Davys of KKUP radio, and by Grey Shepherd of KWMR Radio. She has been recognized in the Mercury News Pop Culture Classics as a “feel good” Jazz Vocal Stylist by Reporter, Paul Freeman.
Additional Booking Notes
A piano on site is requested.
A PA system with multiple inputs is desired.
An area to sell merchandise is desired.
Let The Good Times Roll
The Look of Love
Fly Me To the Moon
When I Fall In Love
Each Day (Original)
My Hood (Original)
May We Live In Poetry (Original)
Our Love Is Real (Original)
|Pianist, Bassist, Drummer||Hired Musicians|
Influences & Inspiration
PA System with 3 monitors.
Electrical outlet for plug-ins.