From: NY, United States
Genre: Soul, Contemporary MUSE, Inspirational
Cheryl Lynne Skinner—flautist, vocalist, pianist and composer—combines a myriad of styles, including Jazz, R&B, Latin-American, African and classical to achieve her unique smooth contemporary sound. For the past decade Skinner has performed innovative concerts throughout the US. Skinner came full circle recording her first CD release “Sunday Afternoon”, "Live" at the Kentucky Center as part of the Jazz Cabaret Series.
Today Skinner celebrates 3 independent releases, “Sunday Afternoon“, “Shades of Blue” and “I Wonder As I Wander“. Skinner’s work was also featured in radio documentary and interview by Chicago WBEZ’s Jodi Becker and NPR’s award winning journalist & broadcaster Mara Tapp. In March 2010, Skinner’s Sunday Afternoon CD was included on the play list on the Spirit of Jazz program on Washington DC’s WPFW “Spirit of Jazz” show by host Lona Alias featuring Chaka Khan, Martina McBride, Celine Dionne, Josh Groban, Nina Simone, India Arie, Stevie Wonder & many others.