Shirley Sparks is a Finnish vocalist specializing in Classic American Pop and Jazz. She performs the finest Great American Songbook repertoire from early 1900 to 1950s.
Shirley Sparks designs concerts that combine high-quality music, sophisticated visual aspects and significant music-historical values.
Miss Sparks will bring a touch of luxury and exquisite Hollywood glamour to any occasion, filling the room with warmth and high-class nostalgia creating an unforgettable experience for the listener.
Her interpretations are rich in nuances, deeply emotional, expressive, and very unique.
Comments from the audience "Absolutely a wonderful concert, you were amazing!" "Mis felicitaciones, todo muy lindo y emocionante" "The best Christmas concert I've ever attended" "Just beautiful! Your voice is so rich and fits wonderfully to vintage music" "Such a nice atmosphere, felt like being in an old English or American movie" "An evening of 1920s jazz at the Old Smokery Gallery. An exquisite Shirley Sparks Swing Band and a full house!"
It's Magic Doris Day tribute concert November 9th 2022 at 6 PM Villa Hakasalmi, Helsinki Tickets 25 €, at the door Shirley Sparks, vocals Guillermo Klein, piano (Argentina)
Christmas Classic Jazz Beloved American Christmas songs December 14th 2022 at 7 PM Alberga Manor, Leppävaara, Espoo Tickets 25 €, at the door Shirley Sparks, vocals Zhenya Gimer, piano
Private gig at Villilä Studiot, Nakkila on July 11th 2022, Shirley Sparks All Stars Tomi Harrivaara (drums), Eliina Mäkiranta (piano) and Zoltán Kárpáti (drums) - and the Master of Ceremony Simo Frangén.
Baltic Jazz on July 9th and 10th 2022, Dalsbruk. A Dazzling Jazz Soirée and Chaplin in the Park, with maestro Antti Sarpila.
Garden of Songs - music from the 1920s to 1950s, songs from Doris Day and Charles Chaplin and some new Shirley's compositions, with Antti Sarpila. Galleria Liisa Ekqvist, Noormarkku on June 27th 2022.
Chaplin, Eternallyconcert with Janne Hovi, piano and Mikko-Ville Luolajan-Mikkola, jazz violin. Astoria Klubi, Helsinki on April 9th 2022.
Christmas Classic Jazzconcert with maestro Antti Sarpila on the piano. Studio Hilkka, Pori on December 16th 2021.
Softly, with Feeling - Peggy Lee Centennial concert at Tampere Hall, September 2nd 2020, with Antti Sarpila Swing Band