To say that Sari Kessler has traveled a long way in her shoes is more than a
metaphor. The New York-based jazz singer, songwriter, and arranger is also an avid
runner, and it was only after finishing her first half-marathon that she knew anything
was possible. Trading in her hard earned career as a clinical psychologist to be a full-
time musician, Kessler has pursued jazz singing with like-minded persistence,
achieving a deeply personal and soulful sound.
A compelling storyteller and tasteful improviser, Sari exudes warmth and a joyful
spirit both on and off the stage. She says, "I know my stories and I know myself