What are the essential traits of Margot Sergent, the artist?
French born, classically trained, I feel like a traveler both in time and in music. I feel like a world citizen. I am passionate about music and see it as an emotional door opener. Songwriting is the most poetical storytelling tool. Improvising offers a limitless playground full of possibilities expressing one’s inner voice.
Cabaret is a tradition I found to be a wonderful meeting space of different influences: French songs, American standards, Brazilian MPB. It belongs to well-known and less known poets/songwriters and of course jazz from the most traditional swing to free style.
It so happens that I have a classical harp background and a jazz education for both voice and harp. That has brought me to shows such as “The Piaf Experience” where
photo credit: Francois Mallet