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Veteran L.A.-Based Jazz Songstress Cheryl Barnes Makes It Exciting to 'Listen to This,' Her Eclectic New Indie Album Whose Singles 'Come to Me' and 'Come in From the Cold' Are Catching Fire in Different Radio Formats

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/14 -- A rapidly emerging, fresh and powerful voice on the contemporary jazz scene, Cheryl Barnes (www.cheryldbarnes.com) has only one request to make when people get ahold of her new multi-faceted independent full-length album: Listen to This.

Jazz and Triple AAA fans across the country are listening and loving it. Radio programmers in these formats are already over the moon over the classically trained jazz singer's vibe. Though Barnes has never considered herself a smooth jazz performer, her mystical soul-jazz ballad "Come With Me," whose intro features her dynamic scatting ability, is already receiving spins on over 60 terrestrial and internet stations in that format.

She recently released a video for the track on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJmHZ2sdgDc&feature=youtu.be) featuring her singing in many of Los Angeles' most iconic and sunny locations; the clip was directed by award-winning videographer David West, who has worked with the National Geographic Channel. It is being featured on SmoothJazz.com Global Radio and SmoothTravel Facebook pages and Twitter feeds.

Barnes' multi-format appeal has also earned her significant Triple AAA airplay for her heartfelt, jazzy rendition of Joni Mitchell's "Come In From The Cold." Over 25 non-jazz stations throughout Canada and the U.S. are playing tracks from Listen To This, including the tastemaker KCRW in Santa Monica, Calif.

The album was produced by Rahn Coleman, whose resume of legends includes Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Barry White, Ray Charles, Freda Payne, Patti Labelle, Marvin Gaye and Tom Jones.

While headlining once at the Fairmont Hotel in New Orleans, she was invited to sing at a pregame concert at the Louisiana Superdome before a Saints-Bills football game. She's shared the stage with Quincy Jones, Wynton Marsalis, Lou Rawls, J.J. Johnson and Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., who managed Barnes when she first moved to Los Angeles from Denver, where she performed as a singer, dancer and actor after graduating from the University of Denver. She also performed with symphony orchestras in Colorado, Wisconsin and Florida, and hosted the variety show "The Other Side" with radio personality Bubba Jackson.

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