Shirley Smart

Birmingham Jazz Festival

Trailblazing cellist and composer Shirley Smart has released her debut album ‘Long Story Short’. The album showcases the vast array of Smart's musical influences, and draws on her unique background gained from on ten years living in Jerusalem and working with the overlapping worlds of jazz, Arabic, Turkish and North African music, and with artists such as Avishai Cohen, Omer Avital and Yasmin Levy.

Line Up: Shirley Smart - Cello, John Crawford – Piano, Nicolas Meier – Guitar and Demi Garcia Sabat - Percussion