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Joya Sherrill

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Joya Sherrill

Joya Sherrill has been played on NTS in shows including Jazzman, featured first on 29 May 2015. Songs played include Desdemona's Lament.

Joya Sherrill (Bayonne, New Jersey, August 20, 1924 – June 28, 2010, Great Neck, New York) was an American jazz vocalist and children's television show host.

Sherrill began her career with Duke Ellington in 1942, aged 17, later becoming a member of his orchestra from 1944 to 1946. She had a hit with Ellington's tune "I'm Beginning to See the Light". Subsequently, she worked as a soloist, performing with Rex Stewart, Ray Nance, and others into the 1960s. She returned to Ellington for 1959's…

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Desdemona's Lament
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Desdemona's Lament
Joya SherrillColumbia1960
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