The Winston Band
The Winston Band trio includes Sherry Winston, William McLaughlin, and Bill Myers. This contemporary trio has a repertoire that includes jazz, classics, rhythm, and blues. Together the musicians have more than 30 years of musical expertise.
William McLaughlin on keyboards is a composer and conductor from Durham. He has played with groups such as The Sidewinders and MasterTrax. He is a graduate of Howard University School of Pharmacy. He played with several groups around the Washington, DC area and has worked with Nnenna Freelon, Elmer Gibson, and Eve Cornelius.
Sherry Winston is a vocalist and arranger originally from Chicago. She is the featured vocalist for the Winston trio and sings a variety of styles from gospel to jazz and has performed in a variety of settings including events for Congresswoman Eva Clayton to opening for Lou Rawls. In 1998 she was accepted into the Jazz in July Improvisational Workshop at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst studying with guests such as Billy Taylor, Brother Yusef Lateff, Fred Tillis and jazz vocalist Shelia Jordan.
William Bill Myers was recently named a North Carolina Heritage recipient by the N.C. Arts Council. He plays the saxophone, flute, and keyboard He is also a composer/arranger. For more than 50 years, Myers has led his band The Monitors while continuing to educate successive generations of students as a band teacher and school administrator.
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