Jeryl’s music is heard on Sidewalks Entertainment TV show and segments. Since 2005, her song “So Many Things” is the theme song for “Sidewalks Entertainment.”
Jeryl Orsino is an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician.
Her songs, “Be With You” and “He’s a Whore,” are featured in the second episode of the groundbreaking web series, Venice. Jeryl’s other projects include music for an animated series being produced by Powerful Beyond Imagination and a theme song called “Addicted to You” for an independent film. Jeryl’s song “19” is the theme song for the documentary Sentencing the Victim that aired on the PBS program “Independent Lens” and MTV’s “Laguna Beach” featured Jeryl’s song “Stupid” in its first season.
A New Jersey native who counts Queen, The Pretenders, Alanis Morissette, Blondie, Butch Walker and Top 40 Radio among her many music influences, Jeryl was named “The Peoples Choice” in Go Magazine’s “Chicks with Picks.” Jeryl was a member of the band Swirl, which later changed its name to From The Desk Of Sally.
After winning the Cabo Wabo Battle of the Bands at the Hard Rock Cafe in NYC Jeryl’s song “I Told You So” caught the attention of NYC radio’s Z100 and “The Radio Chick” Leslie Gold. “I Told You So” was a final pick on NYC’s Z100 “Radio Star” contest, hit 1 on the Charts at GarageRadio.com and is on the SBS Indie Music Sampler Vol. 10.
Jeryl teamed up with producer Jim Ebert, who has worked with artists such as Madonna, Meredith Brooks, Butch Walker, Cowboy Mouth, and Sophie B. Hawkins to record her second CD “Radio Friendly” at Cue Studios in Falls Church, Virginia.
In addition to NYC’s Hard Rock Café, Jeryl has performed at The Spiral, CBGB’s, Kenny Castaway’s, The Bitter End, and Downtime. She also has booked shows at Acme Underground, Arlene Grocery, and The Continental.
A member of OUTMUSIC and a veteran performer at numerous Pride festivals. Jeryl has written and donated songs to the Songs of Love Foundation, and is a regular on HomoPod Radio and OUTVOICE.
Along with music, Jeryl is also a Transformation / Fitness Coach and is the owner of Lifestyle Bands by JERYLMOTIVATION.
Video Content: From The Desk of Sally Record Release Party (2003)
In August of 2003, “Sidewalks'” former East Coast host Rafael Siegel met and interviewed the East Coast pop/rock band, From The Desk of Sally. The group had a CD release party at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City to kick off the release of their EP, “I Told You So.”
(East Coast production company Absolute Zero Productions led by Mark Christy — produced, shot and edited the “From The Desk of Sally” video materials for “Sidewalks”)