March 27, 1968 in South Orange
Orange, NJ, United States
Stacey Kent (born March 27, 1968 in South Orange, New Jersey) is a Grammy-nominated USA jazz vocalist, who debuted with "Close Your Eyes" (1997) and has "Hushabye Mountain" (2011), as her latest album. Kent attended Newark Academy in Livingston, New Jersey. She graduated with a Degree in Comparative Literature from Sarah Lawrence College in New York, and moved to England after her graduation. While studying at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama, she met tenor saxophonist, Jim Tomlinson, whom she married on 9 Aug 1991.