Long Story Short

  Out now on 33 jazz!!    

    "One of the best improvising cellists in the UK" The JazzMann

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Fascinating listening, and thought-provoking entertainment for the open-eared" The Arts Desk

' a superb set -  a sound world that is at once rooted in the ancient and traditional  musics that it draws from in an utterly contemporary manner that also incorporates modern jazz. 

This is an exceptionally strong leadership debut from a lady that I'm sure we are destined to hear much more from.' Jazzviews

"Smarts playing is particularly remarkable.."Songlines    

Upcoming Dates

Nov 17, 2019

Shirley Smart Quartet - London Jazz Festival

Clapham Omnibus


Nov 16, 2019

Shirley Smart Trio - Vivacello, Moscow

Jazz Club Esse,


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        Via Maris CD

           out now 


  Two Rivers Records!

"..a fascinating melting pot of musical influences.."

World Music Central

Listen to Melange on BBC World on 3 here

                             Beyond Cello

Workshop course to develop improvisation and creative skills

More info and register your interest here


Dates for 2018/19 coming soon!

 Listen to podcast about Beyond Cello at Kings Place here

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