Art Sherrod Jr.
Art Sherrod Jr, national recording artist, Billboard charting saxophonist and entertainer, brings forth a new energy and excitement to the stage of Smooth Jazz and Gospel Jazz. Art’s soulful and funky style will have you bobbing your head and on your feet partying like its 1999. As a native of Palestine Texas, Art was heavily influenced by the music of his environment which ranged from Rhythm and Blues, Pop, Rock N’ Roll, Country, Rap, Hip-Hop, Gospel and of course Jazz! He is a voting member of the Recording Academy (Grammys), a board member for the Red Cross of Central Maryland, member of the DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Committee for the Maryland Hall for the Performing Arts, a member of the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association, and a past Ambassador for the American Heart Association.
Over the span of Art’s career, he has had the opportunity to perform at the White House as well as share the marque and/or stage with notables such as Natalie Cole, Maysa Leak, Miki Howard, Angie Stone, Norman Connors, Michael Henderson, CeCe Peniston, Tony Terry, Gerald Albright, Keiko Matsui, Kim Waters, Brian Simpson and a host of other incredible entertainers.