Stacey Kent (born March 27, 1965) is a Grammy-nominated American jazz singer. Kent was awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) by the French Minister of Culture in 2009. She is married to saxophonist, composer Jim Tomlinson, who produces Kent's albums and writes songs for her with his lyricist partner, novelist Kazuo Ishiguro.
Stacey Kent was born in South Orange, New Jersey. Her paternal grandfather was Russian and grew up in... meer