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Jeff Shirley

Originally from the Kansas City, Missouri area, Jeff loves playing and composing jazz and playing jazz. A graduate of University of North Texas with a jazz performance degree, he has since been growing in the Kansas City thriving jazz scene. From traditional to modern, he is always trying to create and innovate, while honoring the tradition. Right now he is playing weekly at places like the historic Mutual Musician's Foundation, YJ's Snack Bar every Sunday, 7-10PM, the Blue Room, and many more. His latest album is “Point Of The Story,” with Roger Wilder, Bob Bowman, Matt Leifer and Ryan Theilman.

Gear

1968 Gibson 335, Rat distortion, D'Addario strings, Polytone and Fender Amps, 2004 D'Aquisto Jazz Line guitar, Fender Telecaster, Fender Stratocaster, Dunlop PrimeTone Picks.

In a Jam Magazine review (Feb/March 2013), Roger Atkinson wrote, “He plays nice, long melodic lines, soars in the high register, and the tone is clean as can be.”
Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Kansas City

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

Ottawa University, jazz guitar R.E.W. Music in Olathe and Lenexa.

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Discography

Point Of The Story

Point Of The Story

ARC - Artists Recording Collective
2018

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