Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Producer and Podcast Producer/Host of “Make a Scene Canada” on Pacific Northwest Radio.
Cherelle has been recording, performing and producing music since 1995 and her body of work includes 12 independent cds.
Starting off as a solo artist, Cherelle recorded 4 solo albums, “Born Naked” 1996, “Something Good is Happening 1998”, “Bleeding Water 2001” and” Head Traffic 2006”.
In 2009 Cherelle formed a band with her daughter Ajaye Jardine – called The Jardines. They performed at the opening ceremonies at the 2010 Oympics in Richmond BC. Cherelle was a spokesperson for CTV’s “Do you believe campaign” for the Olympics. The Jardines released their 1st cd at the Olympics, titled “The Jardines” and in 2012 released ” Someone’s Stolen Tuesday”.
The Jardines toured in the UK and performed and wrote/performed in Nashville. They also performed at many festivals including The Steveston Salmon Festival, Richmond Oval series, Merritt Mountain Music Fest to name a few. The Jardines disbanded in 2014.
In 2011, Cherelle, Marc Gladstone and Scott Jackson formed Stone Poets – a modern folk trio and have recorded to date 4 cds.
“Trippin’ on Daisies”, 2012, “Angels and Devils”, 2014, “More Angels and Devils” 2015, “Smoke and Mirrors” March 26 2018. Stone Poets received a grant from Creative BC and the Province of BC for “Smoke and Mirrors”.
In 2019, Stone Poets released 2 singles, “Gleam and Beam” – released in July and “The Great Divide” – written in Nashville with Daryl and LeeAnn Burgess, released in September.
Stone Poets will be recording and releasing their new album HUMAN fall 2021 which will be recorded once again with Producer Sheldon Zaharko.
In 2015, Cherelle took on an alter ego Lyric and formed the rock band HEAD with Marc Gladstone. HEAD released it’s 1st cd Afraid to Sleep Feb 2016 and it’s 2nd cd “Dear Father” April 2018. “Dear Father” received a grant from Creative BC and the Province of BC.
Cherelle produces a podcast on Pacific Northwest Radio called “Make a Scene Canada”. MASC Cherelle interviews Canadian recording and touring artists.
You can find all shows at https://make-a-scene.captivate.fm
Cherelle is the recipient of The Richmond Arts Award in 2011 and the Ethel Tibbits award in 2012 and is past President of Pacific Songwriter’s Association and past Vice President of PAIRA – the Pacific Alliance of Independent Recording Artists. She is also the co-creator with Marc Gladstone of the Make a Scene facebook group – which was created to help ignite the live music scene in Vancouver.
Cherelle is the Marketing/Promotional Director of Pacific Northwest Radio and is President of Laser Beam Music which is a boutique management company for artists Stone Poets, Abandon Paris, HEAD, Zed Productions, Pacific Northwest Radio, Make a Scene Canada.
Cherelle also is the Marketing Director for the Canadian Musicians’ Coalition. www.canadianmusicianscoalition.ca. Keep Music Alive in Canada.