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Album Review

Kristen Lee Sergeant: Smolder

Read "Smolder" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Sometimes it takes an entire album, or even a few, to appreciate an artist's depth. But in the case of vocalist Kristen Lee Sergeant, you can get there in a song. Her morphing take on '80s new wave outfit Spandau Ballet's “True," revealing a theatrical streak and some pure and pliable pipes, does the job and then some. As an arranger Sergeant paints with beauty and perspective there, matching Ted Nash's alto flute to Jeb Patton's piano and making artful ...

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Radio & Podcasts

A Conversation with Vocalist Kristen Lee Sergeant

Read "A Conversation with Vocalist Kristen Lee Sergeant" reviewed by Lorens Chuno


Join me on this episode for a chat with Kristen Lee Sergeant. Her new album, Smolder, showcases her skillful use of lyrics that commands the listener to not only hear her but also see her through the speaker. Smolder features Jeb Patton on piano, Cameron Brown on bass, Jay Sawyer on drums, Ted Nash on saxophone and flute, Jody Redhage Ferber on cello, and Rogerio Boccato on percussion. Playlist Kristen Lee Sergeant “I'm Beginning to See the Light" ...


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