Cheryl Fisher

Both Cheryl Fisher’s live performances as well as her recordings continue receiving glowing reviews from jazz lovers and audiophiles for their originality and emotional depth. Fisher was named “Canada’s New Diva of Jazz” at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal in 1996. Fisher’s rise to the top of the national jazz scene was documented by CBC. They also recorded her performances for television and radio. Fisher has toured twice in Canada, and twice in the USA. The most recent recording of her in Canada was at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. She was also recorded live for a broadcast by the CKUA Radio Network at the New Calgary Jazz Festival 2008. Vicki Gabereau, Canadian broadcasting legend, welcomed her to her nationally broadcast television program, introducing Cheryl as “…one the greatest jazz singers we have ever produced in this nation.” She was also profiled on “The Discovery Project,” a national television special that highlighted Canada’s brightest rising stars and was nominated for ARIA’s Best New Jazz Recording artist award. Fisher, a Portland guitarist, has been a guest on American television with Dan Brubeck and Jack Sheldon. She also performed with John Stowell, Dan Brubeck (guitar), Jack Sheldon, John Handy. Sir Roland Hanna, Oliver Jones, Ira Sullivan and Randy Porter. Her work continues receiving regular airplay in North America and has been featured in film, radio, and jazz publications throughout Europe, the United States of America, Canada, Brazil and Eastern Europe. She has been featured twice on NPR Radio Network’s live hour-long feature. This was due to her performance and original jazz compositions. Fisher’s fourth CD, JOYRIDE, (Life In The Jazz Lane), features Canada’s finest jazz musicians, including Neil Swainson and Terry Clarke, Reg Schwager and Eric Allison, as well as Japan’s giant jazz pianist, Phil Strange. The JOYRIDE tour included one of the final performances at Montreal Bistro. It culminated in February 2007 with a sold-out performance at the Broward Center for The Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale where she performed JOYRIDE with the University Of Miami Concert Jazz Band. Below are highlights from the performance. “Moments Like This”, Cheryl’s fifth CD was recorded with jazz legends Oliver Jones and Ira Sullivan. Visit

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