Vonda Shepard (born July 7, 1963) is an American pop/rock singer. She appeared as a regular in the television show Ally McBeal in seasons 1 through 5, in which she played a resident performer at the bar where the show's characters drank after work. Her version of Kay Starr’s Christmas classic "(Everybody's Waitin' For) The Man with the Bag" was featured on a season 4 episode of Ally McBeal and has become a popular holiday song. She plays piano, guitar, and bass.
Vonda Shepard was born in New York but her family relocated to California when she was a child. She played piano from an early age. Her father is Richmond Shepard, a mime and improv actor. Vonda has three sisters: Armina, Rosetta (now Brianna) and Luana.