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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