Grammy-Nominated Jazz Flutist & Band Leader; Performer & Lecturer; Performed in several major concert halls (Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall); Produced 6 Albums; Educator
Sherry Winston is a Jazz Flutist who has performed in many of the major concert halls throughout the U.S. including the Kennedy Center & Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., and Lincoln Center & Carnegie Hall in NYC. Sherry performed at The White House for President and Mrs. Clinton and for former President George H.W. Bush.
Sherry Winston has produced and written music for all 6 of her CDs. She performed with Stevie Wonder in a NYC special tribute for Hal Jackson's 97th birthday, and has appeared on several national TV shows including The Today Show, Emeril Live, & 8 shows for BET TV.
Sherry and the band have performed for Aetna, AT&T, Anheuser Busch, Pepsi, Coca Cola, General Electric, Federal Express, IBM, Xerox, Bristol Myers, United Technology, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, Burger King, Time Warner and many others. Ms. Winston has been featured in the New York Times, Ebony, Essence, Black Enterprise, Savoy, More, Odyssey Couleur, and other national magazines and newspapers.
Art & Science of Showmanship and the Live Performance
The Creative Side of the Music Industry
Business Leaders / Executives
Major Events / Galas
Dignitaries, VIPs, Politicians, Officials, Heads of State
Colleges & Universities
Students, Educators & Education Leaders
Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
Sherry performing at the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival (audience 8000+). The Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is a jazz music festival held annually in June at Rodney Square in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. The first festival was held in 1989 on the open lawn in the center of the city, and has grown into the largest free jazz festival on the East Coast.
Life is Love & Love is You
Sherry Winston Band performing at the Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD.
Sherry Winston (Flute), Dave Ylvisaker (Keys), Brad Collins (Vocals & Sax), Mark Russell (Bass), Steve Walker (Guitar), Mark Prince (Drums)
NBC's The Today Show in New York Sherry Winston performing live in Rockefeller Plaza as the featured guest on the Today Show, a morning television show that has aired since 1952 and has greatly expanded its annual concert series with a variety of artists for music fans of all genres.
Sherry Winston performing on Emeril Live, a cooking, celebrity and music guest program that aired for 12+ years.
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Financial American Express, GE Capitol, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Dow Jones, Wall St. Journal, TIAA - CREF
Telecom AT&T, Avaya, Bell South, Verizon
Media BET TV, Black Enterprise Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Emerge Magazine, Time/Warner, WPIX
Food & Beverage Anheuser-Busch, Burger King, Coca-Cola, Coors, General Foods, Miller Brewing, PepsiCo, Seagram & Sons, Smirnoff
Consumer Products Adidas, Avon Products, Colgate Palmolive, Federal Express, General Electric, Mercedes Benz, Pitney Bowes, Reebok, United Technology, Xerox
Insurance / Healthcare Aetna, Cigna, Meharry Medical College, North General Hospital, National Medical Association
Tech Accenture, IBM, Panasonic
Pharmaceuticals Bristol Myers Squibb, McNeil Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson
Energy Con Edison, Texaco
Entertainment Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun, Brooklyn (formerly New Jersey) Nets
Government The Mayor - City of New York & City of E. Orange, Nat'l Conference of Mayors, United Nations, The White House, World Conference of Mayors
New York City Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Apollo Theatre, The Village Gate, Battery Gardens with Stevie Wonder
Washington, D.C. The White House - for President & Mrs. Clinton & former President George H.W. Bush, Kennedy Center, Constitution Hall, Blues Alley
Festivals Kentucky Center for the Arts Spring Fest, Hartford Jazz Festival, Jackie Robinson Jazz Festival, DC Jazz Festival, 18th & Vine Jazz Festival - Kansas City
1996 Summer Olympics Olympic Village - Atlanta, GA
Foreign Countries Japan, Jamaica, England, Haiti, Northern & Southern Mediterranean, Barbados, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands
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Sherry and her band have performed with, or opened for, the following artists: Herbie Mann, Hubert Laws, Roberta Flack, Grover Washington, Jr., Chaka Kahn, John Legend, Roy Ayers, Nelson Rangel, Ramsey Lewis, Ronnie Laws, Regina Belle, Peabo Bryson, Vanessa Williams, Sinbad, "Pieces of a Dream," Fourplay, Roy Haynes, Alex Bugnon, Denise Williams, Jean Carne, Norman Brown, Dianne Reeves, Kirk Whalum, Norman Connors, Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber, and many others.
Select Award / Recognition List
Eubie Blake Award, NAACP Image Award Nomination, National Black MBA Achievement Award, The Louis Armstrong Award, Sally Award - CT Business & Professional Women, Howard University Alumni Award, The Serwa Award - 100 Black Women, WBLS Quiet Storm Award, Alpha Kappa Alpha - Partner in the Arts