“She’s sophisticated she’s straightforward and she can swing!” – Marian McPartland

A sparkling mainstay of Manhattan nightlife, singer/pianist Daryl Sherman is equally at home in the world of jazz and cabaret. Internationally acclaimed for a stellar 14-year run at the Waldorf=Astoria, she played Cole Porter’s Steinway and has headlined the annual Cole Porter Festival in his hometown – Peru, Indiana. Her latest CD, Mississippi Belle celebrates Porter in a New Orleans setting. Daryl’s been a favorite at the Algonquin Oak Room -touted-“someone who fits the room like Derek Jeter fits the Yankees” (Village Voice) plus Feinstein’s at the Regency, Rose Hall with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Dizzy’s Coca Cola and 59E59 Theaters with Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks. From her arrival in New York with stints at Sinatra hangouts like Jilly’s, Eddie Condon’s , Michael’s Pub, Knickerbokcer, Iridium or Shangahi Jazz, there’s hardly a jazz joint, supper club or hotel Daryl has missed. Sherman’s many recordings are in regular national rotation on Cable TV’s Music Choice and Sirius/XM Radio, BBC Radio and Jazz FM Berlin. Cited MAC “Best Major Recording” for her Johnny Mercer Centennial CD – a track was used in a Mercer documentary produced by Clint Eastwood. A frequent guest on Marian McPartland’s NPR Piano Jazz, Sherman was also included on BBC Radio’s Johnny Mercer Tribute. She’s been Artistic Director for the 92nd St Y’s Lyrics & Lyricists tribute to Johnny Burke- also hosting, scripting and performing with an all-star jazz cast. Her (Arbors) tribute to Richard Rodgers, A Hundred Million Miracles received four stars in Downbeat, and Guess Who’s In Town cited The New Yorker ’10 Best of 2006′