Lora Sherrodd

Lora Sherrodd is a jazz vocalist from Laramie, Wyoming. Sherrodd is a recent graduate from the University of Wyoming where she studied jazz voice, under the direction of Ben Markley, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis in jazz and a minor in African American and Diaspora Studies. She is currently a graduate student attending Temple University, working towards her M.M in Jazz Studies.


Sherrodd has had the opportunity to perform with many notable musicians such as Nate Werth at Dazzle in Denver with the University Of Wyoming Steel Pan Band, Greg Osby with the Wyoming Jazz Ensemble, and Terell Stafford at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola with the Wyoming Jazz Ensemble in New York City.


Sherrodd is featured on a number of recordings. She is featured on the University of Wyoming's Winds of the Snowy's, All In by John May and her latest release, 287, which is a collection of arrangements of jazz standards and original music. One of the recordings from her recent record has earned Sherrodd a 2019 DownBeat Magazine Student Music Award for outstanding jazz vocal solo.