NEW YORK CITY
Sari has appeared at leading Manhattan venues such as The Blue Note, Jazz at Kitano, 55 Bar, & Minton's Playhouse.
In the Hamptons, Sari has been featured at Shelter Island Jazzfest, LI Winterfest, and is a favorite at wineries across the North Fork.
Kessler has shared the stage with the legendary talents of Houston Person, Gene Bertoncini and many others.
With her debut album Do Right released in 2016, Sari Kessler has become a singular force in jazz, praised by critics for her recorded material and live performances alike. JazzTimes proclaimed her a “vital new voice,” stating, “Kessler maintains a welcome less-is-more approach that emphasizes the purity of her tone, with its enticing hint of duskiness, and the immaculate quality of her phrasing.” All About Jazz named her “a first-rate interpreter, (able) to tap into the marrow of a lyric and bring its essence to the foreground.”