Cerissa's musical influences blend a plethora of styles, gospel, jazz, R&b, rock, pop, blues and funk. Her diverse sound has been known to give her versatility and a touching edge. With great testimonials, one in particular live show, illuminated her singing in a comical way. A guest mentioned "it was so amazing, it was like losing his virginity".
Cerissa has performed in front of thousands of people and has opened for Billboard winner and 13x Grammy nominee Musiq Soulchild and has toured overseas with Grammy Winner Earl Thomas! While performing as the featured vocalist at Seaworld for their Christmas Miracles productions doing multiple shows for over 5,000 nightly shows, guest frequently wrote in on how much they were impacted.
Cerissa has teamed up with award winning producer and choreographer Bradley Rapier and musician to the stars Musical Director, Kevin Flournoy, for an unprecedented Aretha Franklin tribute, that has led to standing ovations and crowds screaming for more and immediate bookings privately and publicly.
Cerissa will be working with 2x Grammy winning producer Kamau Kenyatta on her upcoming album. Kamau has worked with Aretha Franklin, Gregory Porter, New Kids on the Block, Patti Austin, SWV and countless others!
Cerissa works with the best musicians in the industry. Her musicians and producers are Grammy winners and have worked with Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Chaka Khan, Donny Osmond, Marc Anthony, American Idol, Destiny Child, Beyonce, Etta James, Diana Ross, Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance and countless others.
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Jazz, Soul, Blues