An experienced performer and bandleader, Cheri has led her own jazz-funk combo for fifteen years. She’s a sought-after solo party pianist, a veteran church band leader, and a beloved presenter of Ragtime and Boogie Woogie to seniors. Although her keyboard skills are rooted in classical training, she discovered early on a love for playing Beatles songs by ear. Joining Emerson Avenue Band is her latest venture, where she appreciates not having to book the gigs! Find her at