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2012:  OCTET - CHERYL JEWELL & THE SALTWATER OCTET
BACK ROW, L to R:  Tom Anastasio/Bass, Tom Miller/Guitar, Dave Keim/Trombone, Cary Stevens/Drums.  FRONT ROW, L to R:  Bill Mac Donough/Piano, Ray Downey/Tenor Sax & awesome arranger, Cheryl Jewell/Vocals, Lanny Jacobs/Trumpet, Mark Kelly/Alto Sax and fearless leader.
 

2012: DUO - MILO PETERSEN on GUITAR
...Also a superb, renowned drummer!

 

2012: DUO - BILL MAC DONOUGH “Mac” on PIANO

2012: SINGING ON STAGE
Picture taken by my best over-the-top fan, Nancy Repanich. Everybody needs one like her!

2012: SMALL COMBO - JEWELL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
L to R: Bill MacDonough/Piano, Mark Kelly/Alto Sax, Tom Anastasio/Bass, Cary Stevens/Drums

 

2012: OCTET -  THE SALTWATER OCTET + GRANT WILSON & CHERYL JEWELL
And then there were 10! My comrade and fellow singer Grant Wilson with the Octet. He’s also an amazing emcee and great jazz drummer!
 
 

2010:  BIG BAND - NORTHERN LIGHTS JAZZ ORCHESTRA & CHERYL JEWELL
Belting it out with Paul Sorensen's big band at the Lakeway Inn, Mardi Gras event, Bellingham, WA.  Photo Credit:  Arthur Alder (www.arthuralder.com).
 

2011:  CHERYL AT REHEARSAL WITH MILO PETERSEN ON GUITAR
 
 

 2011:  I still can't believe who showed up at my Christmas show at the Rockfish Grill!!
 
 

2011:  SANTA @ THE ROCKFISH GRILL CHRISTMAS SHOW:
Santa made sure every table received lots of wonderful, zany gifts!!
 

2011:  THE "JEWELL TONE" SINGERS @ THE ROCKFISH GRILL CHRISTMAS SHOW!!
Backing me up!
 
 

2011:  THE ROCKFISH GRILL CHRISTMAS SHOW:
Check out the lady-in-red's ring!!!  She's wearing the commemorative "Jewell Tone" singers' ring!  These are my two most treasured friends/fans that I went to college with!  If they're not at the gig, it doesn't feel the same.
 
 

RECORDING SESSIONS:  A PICTURE COLLAGE 2011
From the "My Blue Heaven" CD sessions at Bayside Recording, Bellingham, WA.  Pictured above are some of the musicians and other live performance shots. This was going to part of the original CD insert, but got eliminated in the final cut for space.
 
 

2011:  DEKE RICHARDS (LEGENDARY MOTOWN PRODUCER/SONGWRITER)
Finishing up my album at Deke's Place. His consult and music-mojo bits of advice were ALWAYS welcomed!  Check out the gold and platinum shiners on the wall!
 

2011:  CHIP WESTERFIELD (CO-PRODUCER / ENGINEER) & CHERYL
Chip, my cohort and co-producer (what a brilliant talent) finishing things up at Deke's Place.
We're bowed humbly beneath Deke's Jackson Five frames of gold!

 
 

2011:  CHIP WESTERFIELD & CHERYL
Me and Chip at the "board", working on the mix at Deke's Place.
 

2011:  MIKE ALLEN, SAX & CHERYL
Mike played on the My Blue Heaven CD's tune "People Get Ready".  Great job!
 
 

NICK HOFFMAN on GUITAR: Laying down
the tracks for "Wayfaring Stranger" and
"People Get Ready".  We love you, Nick!

 

GREG LYONS, READY TO GO, ON LEAD   TRUMPET!

DELVON DUMAS on ORGAN and BASS:
Delvon sets the groove (oh, yeah!), with Cary Stevens on drums for "Wayfaring Stranger" and "People Get Ready".
 

CARY STEVENS LAYING DOWN THE GROOVE DURING THE RECORDING OF MY BLUE HEAVEN. Cary recorded "Wayfaring Stranger" and "People Get Ready". 
 

HORN PLAYERS, TAKING A BREAK with various snacks!
 

MILO HELPING OUT!
 
 

PAUL SORENSEN DIRECTING THE SESSION.
 


Gallery Archive

ALT-NEO COUNTRY ROCK DAYS in LA:  Photo Credit:  Diane Hadley
 

THE TIN STAR PROMO SHOT…LOVE THESE GUYS!  THIS WAS A GREAT BAND.
 

1986:  ME & EDDIE FROM THE NAMM SHOW ALL-STAR JAM BAND WHERE I GOT TO BE HIS LEAD SINGER!

 

WE DID IT OUR WAY!  ME & THE RACHELS…WE TALKED THE RECORD COMPANY INTO LETTING US HANDLE THE PHOTO SHOOT, TO CAPTURE THE REAL US.  I THINK WE SUCCEEDED.


OUR FIRST RECORD ENTERED BILLBOARD AT #25, JUNE 1, 1991
 

1992:  LOU RAWLS, ME AND THE RACHELS AT HIS PARADE OF STARS TELETHON. 
He was a pal, mentor and friend over the years in LA.  He left us much too early.  What a voice.

 

1992:  ME & THE RACHELS @ THE STAR-A-THON IN LA WITH BROOKE SHIELDS:
Star-athon '92:  A Weekend with the Stars

 
 

1992:  ME & THE RACHELS @ THE STAR-A-THON IN LA WITH HENRY WINKLER, "THE FONZ"!
  Star-athon '92:  A Weekend with the Stars
 
 

ME & THE RACHELS HANGING WITH MTV’S NINA BLACKWOOD.
She was so cool, so fun and so incredibly nice.  What a great gal!