Sheri Lavo, an overwhelmingly talented Houston jazz singer was mentored by Larry Slezak, premier jazz saxophonist, professor at Shepherd School of Music, starting in the year 2000. Since that time, Sheri has become one of Houston’s most in demand jazz singers.
Her wide range of musical experiences include performances at The Grand Teton Music Festival, The Richard Brown Swing Orchestra, The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Locally, Sheri has been known to sing at well known jazz venues including Eddie V’s, Sambuca, Cezanne, Ovations, The Grand Opera House, GenuWine Tasting Room, Magnolia Hotel, Lancaster Hotel, Woodlands Country Club, Old Oaks Country Club, Jones Hall, and more. She also works as a studio session vocalist in many professional Houston Recording Studios.
Her vocal influences include Lena Horn, Ernestine Anderson, Cleo Lane, Billy Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Betty Carter and many others.
Sheri can be heard on The Richard Brown Orchestra CD, Larry Slezak’s “No Worries”, and various independent projects in the Houston area.
Her performances include appearances with such talent as Jose-Miguel Yamal, Stephan Badreau, Paul Chester, Dennis Dotson, Thomas Helton, David Craig, Erin Wright, Andrew Lienhard, Glen Ackerman, Osama Raad, Joe Locascio, Gary Weldon, Paul English, Bob Henschen, Al Pagliuso, Tim Solook, Sebastian Whitaker, Anthony Sapp, Martin Langford, Brennan Nase, Mike Nase, Clayton Dyess, Marsha Frasier, Derek Lewis, Keith Carnagie, Randy Wall, Brian Rooney, Jim Brady, Paul Ramirez, Michael Owen, Paul Peacock, Gilbert Sedeño, and many more.
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From rockin funky blues and swinging jazz to soft romantic bossa nova Sheri Lavo is perfectly suited for your next event.
A Houston treasure and premier vocalist, Sheri Lavo is able to bring a wide variety of music, professionalism, and fun to your next event to help create the atmosphere you are looking for.
Whether you are looking for a small intimate duo or a power packed full band, let Sheri Lavo help you create a memorable experience with music.