Crystal Cheatham is a well traveled singer-songwriter new to the Philadelphia area. Her range and style encompass folk, jazz, and blues. Having been raised on gospel and spoken word, her original tunes are packed with an emotional story you can’t wait to discover from song to song. Accompanying herself on the acoustic guitar, Crystal’s lyrical play and inventive chord progressions are fun and thought provoking.
In 2007 Crystal wrote and produced an EP entitled, If I Fall. The six song disc, available at each live performance, was inspired by the yin and yang of personal failures and triumphs any audience can relate to. Crystal has also had the opportunity to record a cover CD entitled Silent Adventure. When performing covers she is known for lightly seasoning popular hits with a jazzy vocal depiction most compare with Norah Jones and Adele. Her versatility from cover song to original groove has given her the opportunity to open for international artists such as Julie McKnight and Victor Brooks. She has played at diverse venues ranging from bar restaurants and open mic sessions, to youth rallies and benefit concerts. If you are looking for an artist who seems to know no musical boundaries, Crystal Cheatham is well on her way to being Philly’s next big thing.
Go to www.youtube.com/CrystalCheatham for her most recent music video of her original hit song Oasis, and to see sneak clips of live performances!