Episode 24: Singer/Songwriter, Sherma Andrews: “Messenger of Hope”

From Trinidad and Tobago to the world stage, Sherma Andrews’ journey is nothing short of extraordinary. Starting at Boston’s Berklee School of Music, she’s played with some of the greats at venues like Lincoln Center and Madison Square Garden, leaving audiences spellbound. Roberta talks to Sherma about some of her greatest inspirations (Aretha, Whitney, Billie) and her lifelong mission of being a messenger of hope.

Episode Credits

  • Thanks to Sherma for providing clips. “Looking for Something” from her album Guilty, is written and performed by Sherma Andrews. 

  • “I Have Nothing” appears on her album Legendary Lady Singers is written by David Foster and Linda Thompson “

  • Over the Rainbow”, from the Ridgewood Library’s 100th anniversary celebration is written by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Yip Harburg

  • A Bend in the Road is written, hosted, and produced by Roberta Panjwani and created by Roberta Panjwani and Diane Sims.

  • Our Assistant Producers for this episode are Melissa Egan and Elias Rosner. 

  • Editing by Melissa Egan and Roberta Panjwani. 

  • Our Technical Directors and Audio Engineers are Melissa Egan and Elias Rosner

  • Original theme Music is written and performed by Diane Sims

  • Our Digital Media producer is Elias Rosner 

  • Logo and Website created by Parker Gaidimas

  • Thanks for joining us and we’ll see you at the next bend in the road.

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