Ted Panken sat down with Kristen to talk about Smolder, Two Notes, and her journey in jazz. Read below, or at this link:
Read Bobby Reed’s stellar review here:
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
Listen to Kristen’s sit down with Jay Daniels to discuss singing and “Smolder”.
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
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