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Cheryl Bentyne

While much of the world knows Cheryl Bentyne as one-quarter of the multi-Grammy-winning Manhattan Transfer, this compelling vocalist has a story all her own - one that includes a solo career that encompasses a variety of musical styles.

Born and raised near Seattle, Washington, Bentyne was exposed to music at a very early age. Her father, a jazz clarinetist and bandleader, held his band's rehearsals at the family's home. It wasn't long before Cheryl was singing in her dad's band. After high school, she performed in Seattle area coffee houses where she met and joined a regional group called The New Deal Rhythm Band. The band combined campy comedy numbers with improvisation and “theatrical” swing. The New Deal served as a training ground for Bentyne to sharpen her performance technique and develop her own distinct style.

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Cheryl Bentyne and Mark Winkler:  West Coast Cool

Cheryl Bentyne and...

Summit Records
2013

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Cheryl Bentyne / Mark Winkler:  West Coast Cool

Cheryl Bentyne / Mark...

Summit Records
2013

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The Book Of Love

The Book Of Love

Telarc Records
2006

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Let Me Off Uptown

Let Me Off Uptown

Telarc Records
2005

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Talk Of The Town

Talk Of The Town

Telarc Records
2004

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