Appearing at Kennett Flash — 102 Sycamore Alley in Kennett Square — on Wednesday, May 1st is singer Sherry Wilson Butler
. Tickets are $10, $5 for students and are available only at the door. Showtime is 7:30. Information: 215-517-8337.Sherry Wilson Butler
is a singer, entertainer, development teacher/coach, music educator, lyricist, event-programming specialist, educational administrator, actress, and short story writer. Her career spans over 30 years in the music industry. She’s performed and recorded all over the world, with artists of varying styles, including Billy Paul
, Teddy Pendergrass
, Patti Labelle
, Gerald Veasley
, Monnette Sudler
, John Blake
, Duane Eubanks
and Justin Faulkner
. Her singing and repertoire—reflecting the influences of Betty Carter
and Phyllis Hyman
, among others, encompass diverse styles, ranging from contemporary jazz and rhythm and blues, to pop and gospel. As an educator, she’s taught at the Perkins Performing Arts Center, for Musicopia, The Philadelphia Clef Club, Philadelphia Arts Education Network, and privately.
Jazz Bridge is a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization dedicated to assisting area jazz and blues musicians in need. Their Jazz Bridge in Kennett Square program is one in a series at this venue, along with four other area locales. For more details, visit Jazz Bridge
Sherry Butler is available for interviews: Please call 610-745-3011 to arrange.