Cheryl Renée

Cheryl Renée

A dynamic and extremely popular bandleader, keyboardist, song stylist and "Goddess of the Blues" was born and reared in Cincinnati. She took off for the road with local R&B group MAD DOG FIRE DEPARTMENT in the early 1970's. Back in Cincy after 30 years, she teamed with local group THEM BONES and landed a top 10 spot at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, 2005. She also was nominated for a Cincinnati Entertainment Award in the Blues category.

Cheryl and Shorty

The Cheryl & Shorty Show

Cheryl Renée (vox/keys) and Shorty Starr (drums/vox) are the Dynamic Duo part of the Cheryl Renée Project (a solo to 5 piece Blues band}. Each of these entertainers has played music internationally, nationaly, regional and local for 40 plus years. For the last 10 years Cheryl and Shorty have been playing together at all the venues that enjoy Good Blues, 'cause BLUES is IT!

In 2010, Cheryl Renée and Them Bones placed 3rd at the I.B.C.

Charles Sawyer, author of "The Arrival Of B.B.King", writes "Cheryl is a meteorite, no doubt about it. She burns with a fiery intensity, she glows red hot, and she devastates all in her path."

Cheryl's latest CD,CHERYL RENÉE LIVE with THEM BONES was recorded live at PICKLES BLUES EXTRAVAGANZA and released in 2008.

Released in 2001, I BELIEVE YOU KNOW THE BLUES, contains 5 songs from her 1st CD (unavailable) featuring THE RENÉE/RANDALL BLUES BAND from New England  and 5 songs from the Tennessee based CHERYL RENÉE'S BLUES BAND...both available at CDBABY below.


3rd Place, International Blues Challenge 2010

Cheryl Renée and Them Bones (Cincinnati, Ohio)




      Cheryl Renée

        'Little Al' Thomas

        David Chamberlain

    Larry Malott


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