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SUMMER ME, WINTER ME ‘BONUS EDITION’ out now! Includes the new tracks, I HAVE THE FEELING I’VE BEEN HERE BEFORE and Duke Ellington’s classic, SOLITUDE. Available on all streaming platforms:

Kazuo Ishiguro’s new book, The Summer We Crossed Europe In The Rain: Lyrics for Stacey Kent is out! (*Published on March 5th 2024 by Faber for worldwide release. USA / CAN publication date by Penguin / Random House on April 30th)

It is an illustrated collection of the lyrics written for Stacey, including some as yet unpublished. It features the beautiful illustrations of Bianca Bagnarelli and will be accompanied by the release of a compilation album of all of the recorded Tomlinson/Ishiguro songs for streaming and download.

BBC RADIO 4 and FRONT ROW, present Kazuo Ishiguro & Stacey Kent.

Summer Me, Winter Me has been chosen as ‘Best Jazz Album’ in the first quarter of 2024 by the association “Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik” (German Record Critics’ Award), where music critics and journalists from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland come together to award outstanding music and spoken word productions.

Preis Der deutschen Schallplattenkritik
Winner in the category best jazz album 1-2024 – Stacey Kent: Summer Me, Winter Me

Stacey wins prestigious GRANADA AWARD at GRANADA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, SPAIN

Stacey’s new album, Summer Me, Winter Me will be released on November 10th on naïve records. Click for digital / CD / vinyl

Under Paris Skies is the first single from Stacey’s new album, Summer Me, Winter Me, due for release on November 10th 2023. 

Save it to your playlists and share with your friends. Look out for more singles in the coming weeks and don’t forget to pre-order the album so you can be the first to hear it! Click here:

Stacey Kent becomes the 23rd recipient of the Prix Ella Fitzgerald at this year’s 2023 Montreal Jazz Festival

Stacey signs a new recording contract with the French jazz and classical label, naïve. Pierre-Antoine Devic, Head of Classical music and Jazz at Believe, said: “Joining forces with such an artist as Stacey Kent is a milestone for naïve and Believe. 

We fell in love with Stacey’s music years ago and we are proud to contribute to the development of her profile worldwide. Welcome to naïve, Stacey!”

Stacey Kent & Danilo Caymmi launch their project UM TOM SOBRE JOBIM in Portugal. Look out for more dates, they will continue to tour this project in 2023 + 2024.

Danilo Caymmi Canta Tom Jobim *Stacey appears as guest on Estrada Do Sol

Stacey wins ‘Best Vocal Performance” for her album, Songs From Other Places at the 2022 Jazz Music Awards in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jazz Music awards nominated Stacey Kent for Best Vocal Performance for Songs from Other Places.

Stacey’s album, I KNOW I DREAM: THE ORCHESTRAL SESSIONS, is certified GOLD.

Leo Sidran invites Stacey onto his podcast, The Third Story.

Stacey is an invited guest on CANALPLUS TV, L’ESSENTIEL CHEZ LABRO
Pictured left to right: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Alix Laine, Philippe Labro, Stacey Kent

Jim Tomlinson & Kazuo Ishiguro’s song, CRAIGIE BURN, from Stacey’s album, SONGS FROM OTHER PLACES, is a finalist at this year’s INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION.

The winner will be announced by the ISC judges panel in May + there’s a Peoples’ Choice award. You may cast one vote per day until April 11th!

Join us to vote for Jim, Ish and Craigie Burn!

Look out for the BONUS EDITION of Stacey’s album, SONGS FROM OTHER PLACES, to be released May 6th.
Songs will include: Bésame Mucho, So Far Away, Memories of You, Three Little Birds, Lovely Day.

Available in CD format in Europe only + digital formats throughout rest of world.

Stacey joins JAZZIZ for their podcast, “JAZZIZ Travel”, a new podcast series hosted by JAZZIZ online editor, Matt Micucci , exploring creative music in all four corners of the globe.

Stacey’s album, SONGS FROM OTHER PLACES, is reviewed by JAZZ TIMES.

Interview with Stacey about her album, Songs From Other Places.

LIVE REVIEW of Stacey’s week at BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB, NYC, Sept 28-Oct 2.

Look out for Stacey’s release her upcoming album, SONGS FROM OTHER PLACES, out on Sept 17th. Available in CD, vinyl + digital formats.

Stacey’s interview in JAZZIZ re Nelson Riddle’s Centennial.

“There Will Never Be Another… Nelson Riddle. When I was a teenager, I went to South Africa. It was my first big trip alone and I traveled 17 hours on a plane to stay with a family near Pietmartizburg for the summer. It was the start of my Wanderlust.

One day I was left to my own devices in the city. The movie theatre was playing a matinee of John Irving’s ’The World According to Garp’ which, coincidentally, I had only just read. So, it seemed a no-brainer. I made a snap decision, bought a ticket and made it to my seat just as the opening credits began to roll. I think this was probably my first time in a movie theatre alone, too. I felt so independent. It was wonderful!

Everything about the movie captivated me, the exoticness of being alone on the other side of the world resonated with Garp’s wide-eyed outlook. But seeing Irving’s poignant story on screen with its amazing cast of Robin Williams and Glenn Close, it was the soundtrack that most captivated my imagination. There is a scene that will stay with me my whole life, when Garp and Helen leave their children at home with the babysitter to go out for date night. But once they reach the car in the driveway and see the tableau of the lit house and their beautiful little family through the living room window, they realize they can’t go anywhere. Instead, they spend the evening in their car, enjoying the scene as if at a drive-in movie. They switch on the radio and that is when the magic happens… As they sink down in their seats, the music begins to play. The sighing strings announce the tender romance of the moment, and Nat King Cole’s voice floats out of the car’s radio and fills the theatre. “This is our last dance together, tonight soon will be long ago…Yes, I may dream a million dreams, but how can they come true, If there will never ever be another you?”

Single, “American Tune” is out.

This single is part of a collection called SONGS FROM OTHER PLACES, a series of songs recorded by Stacey w/ pianist, Art Hirahara, produced by Jim Tomlinson. The songs were recorded during lockdown and will be released as digital singles throughout 2021, with plans to release later as a complete album.

Single, “Craigie Burn” is out. New song by Jim Tomlinson / Kazuo Ishiguro

This single is part of a collection called SONGS FROM OTHER PLACES, a series of songs recorded by Stacey w/ pianist, Art Hirahara, produced by Jim Tomlinson. The songs were recorded during lockdown and will be released as digital singles throughout 2021, with plans to release later as a complete album.

Feature in Jazziz Magazine: Stacey Kent, Jim Tomlinson, and Kazuo Ishiguro “Wish They Could Go Travelling Again – by ALLEN MORRISON

Nobel Prize-winning author, Kazuo Ishiguro, is featured on BBC TV’s IMAGINE. The programme features interviews with SK and Jim Tomlinson and includes the world premier of the new Tomlinson /Ishiguro song, Craigie Burn, to be released as a single on April 16th.

Single, “Bonita” is out.

This single is part of a collection called SONGS FROM OTHER PLACES, a series of songs recorded by Stacey w/ pianist, Art Hirahara, produced by Jim Tomlinson. The songs were recorded during lockdown and will be released as digital singles throughout 2021, with plans to release later as a complete album.

I Know I Dream: The Orchestral Sessions, passes 40 Million streams. 

Stacey reaches Diamond status!

Stacey’s song What a Wonderful World, from her album, Breakfast on the Morning Tram, reaches Diamond Status on the French Export Chart, for surpassing 50 Million Streams. Her songs, Ces Petits Riens, Les Eaux de Mars, La Vénus du Mélo and Never Let Me Go achieved Gold Status.

On NPR radio’s Fresh Air interview with novelist, Kazuo Ishiguro, Ishiguro discusses his songwriting collaboration with Jim Tomlinson and SK. Spotify playlist link to all Tomlinson / Ishiguro’s published songs so far:

Single, “Landslide” is out.

This single is part of a collection called SONGS FROM OTHER PLACES, a series of songs recorded by Stacey w/ pianist, Art Hirahara, produced by Jim Tomlinson. The songs were recorded during lockdown and will be released as digital singles throughout 2021, with plans to release later as a complete album.

Single, “I Wish I Could Go Travelling Again” is out.

This single is part of a collection called SONGS FROM OTHER PLACES, a series of songs recorded by Stacey w/ pianist, Art Hirahara, produced by Jim Tomlinson. The songs were recorded during lockdown and will be released as digital singles throughout 2021, with plans to release later as a complete album.

Lovely Day is out.

Check out Stacey’s official video for the new single, Lovely Day, made with the help of fans from around the world.

Stacey & Marcos Valle reunite for an online duet set at the 2020 Festival Tudo é Jazz.

Watch here:

Christmas in the Rockies is released worldwide.

Stacey made a surprise TV appearance on En Direct de L’Univers, (ICI Radio-Canada.ca Télé) to sing Les vacances au bord de la mer, in celebration of actress, Sonia Vachon.

Three Little Birds is released worldwide.