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Sherma Andrews
Friday, October 21, 2016 9:30 PM
Metropolitan Room, New York, NY
  • 2 Bev Min
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  • Ticket Price: $25.00 - $115.00
  • Door Time: 9:00 PM
  • Show Type: Great American Songbook
  • Restrictions: 2 Bev Min
Sherma Andrews Presents the Legendary Lady Singers

Singer extraordinaire Sherma Andrews possesses skills known only to a few artists. She performs passionately and authentically in jazz,R&B and pop, leaving her audience stunned every time. In Sherma’s latest production called, “The Legendary Lady Singers,” Sherma performs hit songs of some of the greatest legendary female singers plus a sneak peak bonus of hearing some of her original songs from her next album. Come and hear Sherma and her all-star band perform the songs you love from legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Shirley Horn, Barbara Streisand, Miriam Makeba,Whitney Houston and many more! “The Legendary Lady Singers" is a dynamic blast of entertainment worth seeing over and over again.

Sherma Andrews was born the youngest in a musically gifted family living in the Caribbean Island of Trinidad. As a child prodigy, Sherma began playing the accordion at age 4. Her perfect pitch and her ability to play any song after only one listening led her to serve as the church organist at age 7. In retrospect, she was always destined for a bright future in music.
Further, as a youngster, Sherma became a positive force in her community. Coming from a family that believed in giving, at an early age Sherma established herself as a messenger of hope through song. She participated in organizations dedicated to helping those that were less fortunate. Additionally, with her family, they offered meals and songs that comforted disadvantaged Trinidadians. 
Sherma's active participation in prestigious song competitions and talent shows won her numerous national awards. She placed first in the Caribbean Song Festival, establishing her as a formidable songwriter. Sherma was then awarded a National Merit Scholarship for gifted youth to study at the accredited Berklee College of Music, Boston MA, which is acclaimed by industry insiders to be this nation's "go to" school for contemporary music. 
At Berklee, Sherma studied with many of the most respected musicians and music professors in industry. It is not surprising that after graduating with honors and gaining a wealth of experience, she was asked to teach at Berklee. During that time, Sherma formed a band with renouned saxophonist, Markus Hauser that toured Switzerland, Austria and Germany. She was hailed by the German press as "A true star who has graced us with her presence before she vanishes beyond reach." The tour culminated in an appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.
Sherma toured and worked with many accomplished recording artists. Sherma filled in for Whitney Houston during Enrique Iglesias' World Tour. She worked with, Branford Marsalis, Britney Spears, Donna Summer and opened for Michael Mc Donald and Michael Feinstein.  Sherma also performed for President Bill Clinton's Foundation Gala and many festivals including The Montreux and Cape Cod Jazz Festivals.  Her songs have been played on The Young and The Restless, Against The Ropes, The Sopranos and other TV shows.
Sherma Andrews is no stranger to the stage and has performed in Madison Square Garden, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Bergen Performing Arts Center, The American Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Billboard Music Awards and many others.  Sherma Andrews. Singer, songwriter, arranger, producer, pianist and recording artist, is not just a phenomenal talent, she is an experience to remember.