Sherry Winston has performed in many of the major concert halls throughout the U.S. including Carnegie Hall, Constitution Hall, Lincoln Center and at the Kennedy Center. She is a musician, composer, and businesswoman who handles all of her own bookings, negotiating and management of her band. Sherry performed with Icon Stevie Wonder in NYC to honor the legendary Hal Jackson on his 97th birthday.
Sherry had the honor of performing for two sitting presidents. For President and Mrs. Clinton during their last holiday party at the White House and for former President George H.W. Bush at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC. Sherry has been featured in The New York Times, Ebony, Black Enterprise, Essence and More Magazines. Sherry has been a featured guest on the Today Show, "Emeril Live," and has co-hosted and performed on 8 shows for Bet TV. Sherry has released 6 CD's with her first "Do It For Love," going to #1 on BRE and the Black Excellence Charts. "Love Madnes," and "Life is Love & Love is You," was Top 10 at Billboard Magazine.
Sherry’s third CD "Love Is…" won the WBLS"Quiet Storm" award and reached top 10 at "Radio and Records," an industry tip sheet. Sherry's 4th CD, "Life is Love & Love is You," features the late Grover Washington, Jr., saxophonist, Najee, guitarist, Norman Brown, and the late award winning vocalist, Jon Lucien. Bobby Lyle is featured with his wonderfully powerful keyboard solo. That alone is worth the price of the CD.
On the business side, Sherry worked as Director of Jazz Promotion at Columbia, Arista, Grp and Elektra Records. She has promoted such well-known artists as Kenny G, Grover Washington, jr., Wynton and Branford Marsalis, Harry Connick, jr., Nancy Wilson and Ramsey Lewis to name only a few.
As a performer Sherry has opened for Sinbad John Legend & Vanessa Williams for the ELC, Grover Washington, Jr., Gerald Albright, Ramsey Lewis, Chaka Kahn, "Pieces of a Dream," Peabo Bryson, Regina Belle, Diane Reeves, Nelson Rangel, Ronnie Laws and many others.