Sherry Williams is the incomparable present-day combination of Lady Day, Sarah and Ella
Jack Segal, songwriter
vitality + charm = Sherry Williams
Chuck Niles, KJAZZ 88.1
...grabs their attention with her mellifluous voice...unequivocally charming the
Bob Agnew, LA Jazz Scene
Williams caresses the notes like satin against bare skin
Gordon Johnson, Press Enterprise
The lady beckons you musically to eat out of her hand and you are happy to oblige.
Sherry's voice is much sweeter than wine.
...the vocal power of Streisand, ... the emotions of Nancy Wilson
She is liquid fire and magic, this lady
Leonard Feather, LA Times
...expertise in dramatic ballads. She has enough style and showmanship for both the dramatic and the comedic.
...first rate jazz...easily could have held her own... with Mel Torme.
Tom Blair, San Diego Magazine
Her performances are never less than outstanding. Sherry Williams is a class act - a major talent just coming into her prime.
Jay Padroff, Music Connection Magazine
I wish the world knew how great you sound!
David Fathead Newman
The sound of her voice reminds me of a muted coronet.
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Williams, with a visual appearance reminiscent of a young Ella Fitzgerald, imbued everything she sang with the soul of jazz. She was particularly impressive on a lyrical "Day by Day" and a laid-back, offbeat reading of "How High the Moon."
Although the real star of the evening was, of course, McHugh, the singing – by pianist/vocalist John Proulx, Sherry Williams and Deana Martin (backed by the sturdy support of bassist Chuck Berghofer and drummer Joe LaBarbera) – brought entertaining illumination to the songs. And it was full testimony to the timeless appeal of McHugh’s works that they provided unique inspiration to the individual styles of each singer.
...Williams’ honey-rich voice was at its best on a jaunty “Exactly Like You” and a beautifully lyrical reading of the soaring melody McHugh wrote for “Where Are You.”