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About Sherry Luchette
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About Sherry Luchette

Sherry is a Cleveland, Ohio native who currently
lives in Los Angeles. She completed her bachelor’s
in Music Education, Jazz and Bass Studies at the
Dana School of Music, Youngstown State University,
Ohio.


Accomplishments as a bassist in college include
All-state jazz ensemble selection two years in a row,
Youngstown Symphony Orchestra member for
three years, various musicals, orchestra
concerts, jazz ensemble concerts and
gigs, recitals, and recording with David
Baker and the Akron Symphony Orchestra.

After college, Sherry performed both acoustic and electric bass on a cruise line for
four months touring the Caribbean. She returned to Cleveland and began
performing with the Fat Tuesday Big Band led by saxophonist Ernie Krivda.
The band performed
with jazz artists Oleta Adams, Ernie Andrews, Davis Sanborn,
Louie Bellson, Terry Gibbss, recorded two CDs titled Perdido, and The Band that Swings.
Sherry recorded with a classical chamber ensemble for the CD Focus on Stan Getz, Live at Severance Hall, featuring Ernie Krivda, Rufus Reid, and Adam Nussbaum.

Sherry continued to freelance and record in various genres, including rock band Meliah Rage’s CD Kill to Survive, singer Jann Klose CD’s Enough Said, and The Strangest Thing. Soul singer Gerald LeVert’s CD Love & Consequences, SHotel’s CD Still, always, and compilation CD Lives, The Umbilical Trio.

Sherry completed her master’s degree in bass performance at Cleveland State University, Ohio in 1999 and moved to Los Angeles to teach and play bass. She is an in-demand player who has performed with the late TV/film composer and pianist Joe Harnell, jazz pianist/composer Tamir Hendelman, ensembles Maiden Voyage, Dekajaz, Gaea Schell, and Richard Sherman Trio, vocalists Maria Jacobs and Sandra Booker, musical director Dan Redfeld, and various musicals and recordings around the LA area.