Sheryl Diane Shumsky

Sheryl Diane Shumsky

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Rock - Alternative | Seattle, Washington, United States
Total Song Plays: 9   
Member Since: 2007
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Biography

Sheryl Diane Shumsky: born in Montana, moved west in ’89 after some formative years in Bozeman, DJ-ing at college radio station, KGLT and thereby baptizing herself in all manner of music especially; XTC, Kate Bush, Elvis Costello, Minnie Ripperton, Joni Mitchell, and jazz; Sarah Vaughn, Betty Carter, Billie Holiday, Tom Scott, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane.

Sheryl Diane, a descendant of 4 generations of maternal piano players, was destined to wield the light-weight hammers and divide her time between mothering and the pursuit of a music career. She played locally, started a band (The Figs), produced a long running women’s songwriter series; Wine, Women & Chocolate, finally left the day-job to become a sought-after piano teacher, and developed a first recording, the Blackberry Love EP.

Sheryl’s a graduate of Fairhaven College with a self-designed degree, Aural Media, 1991. She’s currently recording a concept-rock album, Dream Carnival. Her April tour is planned through Salt Lake City to points in Arizona and Los Angeles. In Seattle, Sheryl Diane’s become known as a vocational musician.