Nalan Cheel was a Bith musician who played a bandfill as a regular member of the band Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes. Shortly before the Battle of Yavin, Cheel and the other members of the band played at Chalmun's Cantina on the planet Tatooine when Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi visited trying to find a pilot to take them to the planet Alderaan.
- Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (First appearance)
- Ultimate Star Wars (First identified as Nalan Cheel)
- Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded