Date(s) - Wednesday, March 8, 2023
“Songs From Other Places”
Vocalist Stacey Kent has “charm to burn, a smile that could give you hope in February and sings like nobody’s business,” says the Wall Street Journal. Billboard calls her “Thoroughly captivating… (Kent’s) voice has a startling clarity, turning phrase-after-phrase with subtlety and an impeccable feel for the music.” Her albums have sold over 2 million copies and have been No. 1 on the jazz charts.
Stacey Kent has a legion of jazz fans around the world. With numerous awards and a Grammy nomination, her albums have sold in excess of 2 million with Gold, Double Gold and Platinum albums that have reached No. 1 on the jazz charts multiple times during her career. Her most recent album, “Songs from Other Places” (Candid Records) was released in 2022 and her 2021 release, “I Know the Dream: The Orchestral Sessions” (Okeh/Sony) received five stars in Downbeat, won “Album of the Year” in the vocal category at the 2017 Jazz Japan Awards.
Her musical career began in childhood with piano lessons. After receiving her degree from Sarah Lawrence College in NY, she found herself in London where she enrolled in a graduate music program at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and where she met her future husband and musical partner, John Tomlinson. She paid her dues in the jazz clubs of London, before releasing a series of six albums for the Candid label.
Her repertoire includes a growing number of songs written for her by John Tomlinson with various lyricists. She continues to enjoy an active recording and touring schedule with sold-out concerts and festival appearances worldwide.
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