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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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Albums

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 Gershwin Songbook
The Gershwin Songbook
ArtistShare
2011
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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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