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Shirley Smart

London based cellist, composer, improviser, bandleader and educator. Smart has led the ‘world jazz’ group Melange and worked with a broad range of collaborators. “Long Story Short”, her album debut as a leader released in February 2019.


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Long Story Short
Long Story Short

"The album covers an impressive amount of musical and geographical ground with its range of styles and influences. Smart’s playing, both with and without the bow, is exceptional throughout,"

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

A Great Day in Leamington Spa, 07/07/2019.

A Great Day in Leamington Spa, 07/07/2019.

Ian Mann on a memorable night of film & live music with a screening of the celebrated jazz documentary "A Great Day in Harlem" followed by a live performance by trumpeter Bruce Adams and his quartet.


Tom Ward - “Madwort’s Menagerie” and Tom Ward / Adam Fairhall Duo “Susurrus”.

Tom Ward - “Madwort’s Menagerie” and Tom Ward / Adam Fairhall Duo “Susurrus”.

Ian Mann enjoys the first two releases on multi-reed player, composer and improviser Tom Ward's Madwort micro-label.


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