“Crabbe’s Ella Fitzgerald –like voice glows…” Down Beat Magazine.
Once the opening act for Abby Lincoln, Shirley has recorded with great jazz artists Houston Person, Donald Vega and others. Her onstage performances include dates with Donald Vega, David Budway, Ron Blake, David Glasser, Brandon Lee, Matt Haviland, Cameron Brown, Jon Burr, Jim West and others. Venues include: Jazz at Kitano, Lenox Lounge, Birdland and the Metropolitan Room, to name a few. In 2011 she released her debut CD HOME featuring, jazz giant Houston Person