The Sherry Winston Band
Hartford Public Library’s highly-popular Baby Grand Jazz Series returns for its 19th season in 2022 with a spectacular line-up of the best jazz musicians in the region. If you can’t make it in person, tune in virtually on Hartford Public Library’s Facebook Page or YouTube channel.
Sherry is a graduate of Howard University’s College of Fine Arts, School of Music and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Some of Sherry’s awards include the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Award; “Women of Power;” the Stamford Urban League; the Links “Impact Through The Arts” award, 2017; the Louis Armstrong Award, 2005; nomination for the NAACP “Image Award,” 1989; the “Eubie Blake Award,” selected by Billy Taylor, 1991; “Howard University Alumni Award,” 1984 and 1989; the Cultural Achievement Award by the National Black MBA, 1996; WBLS’s “Quiet Storm Award;” and Alpha Kappa Alpha’s “Partner in the Arts award,” 2001. Sherry performed at The White House for President and Mrs. Clinton during their last holiday party, and for former President George H.W. Bush at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. She has appeared on “Emeril Live,” “The Today Show,” BET and many other television shows nationally. She hosted six shows for BET TV, with Lou Rawls and Saxophonist Najee at the San Francisco Jazz Festival.