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Shirley Crabbe: “Beloved Toni”

October 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Shirley Crabbe “Beloved Toni”
An evening of songs sung by Shirley Crabbe celebrating the life and literary works of the celebrated author Toni Morrison.

​Native New Yorker and 2019 New York Bistro Award winner, Shirley Crabbe has been hailed as possessing a voice that “must surely appeal to all who love good jazz singing.” Her “almost Ella Fitzgerald–like vibe glows…” says Downbeat Magazine’s John Ephland on her 2011 debut recording HOME featuring the legendary saxophonist Houston Person. Her 2018 Top 50 album BRIDGES (2018) has received rave reviews and spotlights her collaborations with renowned pianists Donald Vega, and David Budway. Shirley has been a guest on  syndicated radio programs such as “Jazz Inspired” hosted by Judy Carmichael, and Steve Cuden’s “StoryBeat” to name a few, and currently performs at jazz clubs, festivals and concert series in the US.   She is the recipient of the 2009 Rockland County Executive Performing Artist Award, 2008 Stanton Bronze Medalist at the  American Traditions Vocal Competition.  In 2010, she was a top 5 finalist at Jazzmobile’s “Best of the Best” Jazz Vocalist Competition held in New York City.   Shirley holds music degrees from Manhattan School of Music and Northwestern University.

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Date:
October 24, 2020
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Nyack Library
Phone:
845-358-3370
Email:
dpaciarello@nyacklibrary.org
Website:
www.nyacklibrary.org

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Virtual
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