Originally from the Kansas City, Missouri area, Jeff Shirley started studying music at seven years of age and found guitar at the age of twelve. His specialties are composing jazz and playing jazz guitar. 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. Currently he is playing weekly at places including the historic Mutual Musician's Foundation, YJ's Snack Bar every Sunday from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., the Blue Room, and many more. His latest album is Point Of The Story, and features Roger Wilder, Bob Bowman, Matt Leifer and Ryan Theilman.