Lucy Shropshire did her first public singing and keyboard playing in church, then studied music and voice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After college, she performed on the East Coast before relocating to Reno, NV, in 1981. Performing locally, she won the Reno Area Music Award for Best Jazz Vocalist in 1985. She moved to Bermuda, where, in 1986, she won first prize in the United Nations Year of Peace Songwriting Contest for her composition "Come Together World." She moved to Las Vegas in 1988, and there she worked as both a singer and a vocal coach, notably in the musical EFX in 1996, working with David Cassidy. In 2001, she appeared in a touring production of the Broadway musical Sophisticated Ladies with Mary Wilson and the Duke Ellington Orchestra. She self-released her debut album, Jazzy Me!, recorded with the Brian Derek Trio, in 2005.
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