Black History 365: Netta Sherrell

Janetta Sherrell Goines

Netta Sherrell, is a Multi-instrumentalist, Educator & Mentor, born and raised on the south side of Chicago. She has extensive knowledge in venue operations and event management and has worked for companies such as Disney, Broadway in Chicago and Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. While building a foundation in arts and entertainment management, she has also continued to pursue her dreams of becoming a full time musician. Netta currently tours with the Tony Nominated Broadway Musical, ”SIX” as the bassist and strives to use her resources and experience to educate youth and young adults on the importance of marketing, networking, music production and music performance. 

Netta has been seen on the hit tv series, EMPIRE, recorded for the Netflix film “Wendell & Wild” directed by Jordan Peele, appeared on WGN’s Daytime Chicago, and recorded several records for multiple artists across the country. You can also catch her playing with her band “Free Your Dreams”, “Attack the Sound”, “The Txlips Band” and her home church New Promise Land. Netta Sherrell is an endorsed artist with Lakland Basses and Mono.