Lora Sherrodd is a Jazz Vocalist and Singer-Songwriter based in Laramie, Wyoming. Sherrodd is a recent graduate from the University of Wyoming where she studied jazz voice earning a Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis in jazz and a minor in African American and Diaspora Studies.
Along with performing in ensembles at the University, Sherrodd performs locally as a solo artist. Sherrodd performs frequently with musicians from the Colorado area in order to bring live jazz to the Laramie community.
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 Terrell 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 some of her favorite jazz tunes and original music. One of the recordings from her recent record has earned Sherrodd a 2020 Down Beat Magazine Student Music Award for outstanding jazz vocal solo.