“Some vocalists aspire to be jazz singers. Others claim the mantle but fall short. The lucky few, like Kristen Lee Sergeant, meet the challenge and merit the title.”
–  Bob Blumenthal

DownBeat Magazine Critic’s Choice Inside Out, Kristen’s debut, available now.

11.11.18

Spending a lot of time now finishing the packaging and booklet of the new record — I think now that most people don’t buy physical albums it’s more important than ever to make it tangibly desirable. So you’ll find me crafting liner notes, choosing pictures and things like that this week!

SHOWS

October 30
2018
Zinc Bar: guest of Jack Jeffers New York Classics  NYC
9:30pm

November 5
2018
Grasso’s w/Bob Lepley & Jim Cammack Long Island, NY
7-9pm

January 13
2019
Treme w/Bob Lepley & Jim Cammack Islip, NY
7-10pm

February 11
2019
National Arts Club with Jeb Patton NYC
7pm

March 26
2019
Birdland /SMOLDER release concert NYC
7pm

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Jazz & Juice series launched!

Kristen has launched “Jazz & Juice“, a new web series featuring mini-wine lessons and interviews with jazz musicians over inspired oenological choices. Kristen explains: “This project is a fusion of my work in top restaurants as a sommelier, and my calling as a musician. I’m hoping to bring the wine and the artists I love

Praise for “Inside Out” and performances

Kristen’s debut, Inside Out, has been singled out as a  Critic’s Choice in DownBeat Magazine, 2016. “Dramatically fresh arrangements…Sergeant puts her theatricality to superb use… Inside Out is a solid debut from a classically trained vocalist whose journey into the jazz realm has already yielded gems; we hope to hear more in the future.” DownBeat

Inside Out is a DownBeat Critic’s Choice!

Kristen’s debut, Inside Out, has been singled out as a  Critic’s Choice in DownBeat Magazine, 2016. “Sergeant puts her theatricality to superb use…Inside Out is a solid debut from a classically trained vocalist whose journey into the jazz realm has already yielded gems; we hope to hear more in the future.” – Bobby Reed