Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Shirley Smart: ‘Long Story Short’

At Twickenham Jazz Club's Stage

“Fascinating listening, and thought-provoking entertainment for the open-eared” ~ Arts Desk

“ As a cellist-composer, she morphs seamlessly from Stephane Grappelli-like swing and bird-like Bebop.

“A charming Kaleidoscope and jazzy showcase of her global folk music-inspired compositions” ~ Jazzwise


Shirley Smart

Meet our rising star in the Jazz universe—a remarkable young talent with a wealth of musical prowess. With roots spanning from living a decade in Jerusalem to immersing herself in the diverse realms of Jazz, Classical, Turkish, Arabic, and African music, she brings a captivating blend of influences to the stage.

Having graced numerous international festivals, she’s not only a stellar performer but also a dedicated educator. Holding prestigious teaching positions at renowned Jazz institutions including Guildhall, City University, Royal College of Music, Trinity Laban, and Kent University, she’s committed to nurturing the next generation of musicians.

She will take us on a journey with her latest album ‘Long Shot Story’, a poignant and instinctive exploration showcasing her unparalleled command over the cello, promising an evening filled with soul-stirring melodies and boundless creativity.

“This is an exceptionally strong leadership debut from a lady that I am sure we are destined to hear much more from.” ~ Jazz Views

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Lesley Christiane

Lesley Christiane

Twickenham Jazz Club

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Shirley Smart: ‘Long Story Short’

DATE: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
TIME: 19.30 – 22.30 | Music starts at 20:00
An evening filled with soul-stirring melodies and boundless creativity.
Shirley Smart: Cello, John Crawford: Piano, Demi Garcia Sabat: Drums, Special Guest – Sam Dunn: Guitar

Tickets: £20 (Members: £15)

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The Cabbage Patch - Twickenham Jazz Club Venue
The Cabbage Patch – Patchworks Theatre & Bar | 67 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3SZ
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