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Hi, my name is Katherine Shirley. I am a 30 year old singer and actress. I enjoy singing in a variety of styles, and listen to all kinds of music. I also write poetry and lyrics to order, and play the trumpet.

Screen name:
Member since:
Apr 26 2006
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


I listen to music I enjoy, and I perform music I love. A list of the artists and groups who have influenced my performing style and career would be neverending. I have tried to condense it into some old favourites:

Jazz, Blues and Soul:
Billie Holliday, Wilson Pickett, Percy Sledge, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Bessie Smith, Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, and some of the Big Bands.

Solo, Choral and Gospel:
Janis Joplin, Motown, Aretha Franklin, Manhatten Transfer.

Maria Callas, Placido Domingo, Caruso, Lucio Dalla, Pavarotti.

Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, Cream.

Evanescence, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Marilyn Manson, Linkin' Park, Electrickery.