Born: October 18, 1990 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Talent, Charm & Jazz!
Alexandra (Shura) Sherling was born to be famous. Her talented parents, Olesya Sherling (mother, vocalist, composer, jazz musician & improviser) and Yuri Sherling (father, Honored Worker of Art of RSFSR, Doctor of Arts, composer, theatre director, choreographer and writer) just could not give a birth to an ordinary child. From age of 4 Shura (so her parents call Alexandra) stunned everybody by her rare gift of singing. Little Shura made renowned jazz musicians respect her unique talent...
Awards:2007 - Grand prize, "Orlyonok" International Talent Competition in Tuapse, Russia
2003 - "Triumph" - Russia's Annual National Prize for the Achievements in Music, Russia
1997 - Gold Medal, "World Talents", International Talent Competition, Los Angeles, USA
1997 - First Prize in the Vocals Category, World's International Contest "Bravo, Bravissimo" Cremona, Italy
“Jazz star lit up in Russia - Alexandra Sherling”
�- 50 (25318) on 23.03.2010
“…On that day together with a charming Sasha on stage of the MIHM were performing best jazz ensembles: a trio of a well-known pianist, composer Valeri Grokhovski , an ensemble of soloists Hermitage under the leadership of the Golden Oboe of Russia Alexei Utkin and Oleg Lundstrem’s Orchestra.
The concert had many famous guests, but the most honorable of them was Joseph Kobzon , who used to be a direct associate of Alexandra on stage: when Sherling was little, they often sang a duet…”
“…Thanks to artistry, energy and rare vocal talent of Alexander she simply tore deafening applause of the audience...”
16.03.2010 8:29 by Lana Mueller
“…From 5th to 7th of March 2010 Jakarta (Indonesia) welcomed a regular Java Jazz Festival...”
“…Here is an after her (Alexandra’s) performance remark by the legendary trumpeter Roy Hargrove: Others we do not need. Neo-bop virtuoso was not alone in his assessments. Style and craftsmanship of the nineteen year old singer was also noted by pianist George Duke, trumpeter Maurice Brown and a few hundred people who were lucky enough that night to get to her concert in «B2 World Music Hall»... “
“Alexandra Sherling was the sole representative of Russia at the International Jazz Festival in Jakarta “
“…Despite her young age, Alexander is not new to jazz. Brought up in the spirit of world jazz tradition, from early age she affects an audience with her extraordinary talent. During the three days that the festival took place Alexander was in the spotlight of the music press…”
“Alexandra Sherling was the sole representative of Russia at the International Jazz Festival in Jakarta”
“…According to critics, her performance can be boldly called a triumph of Russian jazz on the world stage...”
“Java Jazz Festival 2010: Kurt Rosenwinkel Standards Trio, Maurice Brown, Alexandra Sherling”
Submitted by Vierna on March 6, 2010 � 12:48 pm
Alexandra Sherling in B2 World Music Hall gave away one amazing performance. Dressing up in a simple style clothes she gave away not only amazing voice but also amazing appearance. Filled up with many of audiences from wide ranging age, she gave one magical performance that no one could forget.”
«Evening of Jazz»
“The performance of each song the audience met with a storm of applause and shouts of Bravo. At the end of the concert the audience is literally covered up Alexander with flowers. Some should line up in order to give her a bouquet of flowers and congratulate her on the success”
Author: Ivan Pertus
“…Crediting the high skill level of musicians, abundant energy of youth, artistic and exciting vocalism of the young performer, the Golden Collection has become a truly new and fresh sound, causing an endless storm of applause from the audience…”
“…By his visit and sincere congratulations People's Artist of USSR Joseph Kobzon expressed a special gratitude to the celebration’s “wrongdoer”, with whom Alexander Sherling repeatedly appeared on stage, while still a child. Among the popular people, including guests were also observed Arkady Ukupnik, Dominik Joker, Alexander Zhurbin and others…”
“…Completely filled by the audience hall, a sea of flowers, congratulations, but, most importantly, lingering applause after each song - became the greatest reward to the successful debut of the singer…”
“Beauty against pain: children's art exhibition dedicated to Renoir’s birthday”
On Feb. 25 at the TSAO Prefecture of Moscow has opened a charity exhibition of drawings of children with rheumatic diseases The pain passes, but beauty remains!
February 27, Saturday, 2010 | 23:14
“…The children were entertained by children's creative group, a magician and a clown, and for adults sang jazz singer Alexander Sherling. Visitors took part in the flash mob, creation of collective painting for children- patients of the Department of Rheumatology Research Center of Children's Health…”