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 KRISTEN LEE SERGEANT

‘Smolder’ Liner Notes Released!

To smolder is to find oneself in an unpredictable state.  The heat is there, steady yet subtle, but its trajectory is unknown.  Will fire regenerate and burst into a conflagration or diminish and die?  The emotional tinder is ever-present, its ultimate destination never certain.  This is the landscape that Kristen Lee Sergeant traverses, now throwing

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

Poem: On Moe Brooker’s “Present Futures”

– Present Futures, Moe Brooker 2006 Only with a knowing could he streak and scribble like that Perfect squares – beautifully blighted by clouds of color These aren’t the spatters and chaos of accident But a sage lover’s improvisations Spectral waves in vibrant intimacy rubbed squiggled and smudged Creation’s joy is in the making Formless