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Kristen Lee Sergeant

What does it mean for a singer to find her own voice? In Kristen’s case, it meant trying on many voices in the theater before finally finding her sonic home in jazz. The sound of her homecoming is fresh, inventive, and reflects a passion for the lyric and a dramatic sense imbued by her stage history.

Kristen moved to New York City from Boston with theatrical aspirations, but soon found herself enamored by the intimacy of cabaret, and soon thereafter fell ‘down the rabbit hole’, as she likes to say, into the world of jazz. She sang for a big band for several years, and gradually tapered off her stage work to fully dedicate herself to this music. Through intensive study with critically acclaimed composer and vocalist Tom Lellis, she started writing original arrangements and songs, further developing a taste and sound that’s truly unique.

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