Her rendition of Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven is mind blowing and solely her own. One performance is all anyone needs to want to see and hear more. A style and presentation beyond her years, you will wonder how this is even possible. Her repertoire includes original music (Frank Vinci) and covers by Heart, Lindsay Sterling, Benatar, and Joplin to name a few. Photography by @murphymade ‘s Evan Zimmerman with make-up and hair by KeLeen Snowgren.
Rock Prodigy, Kjersti Long, pronounced ‘care-sti’ is a 12-year-old singer-songwriter hailing from Clinton, NJ. Her debut album, “Stronger Than You Think I Am,” produced by Van Dean and Broadway Records, NYC (May 2019 release) includes titles Not Helpless, Illuminate Me, Not Your Princess, Love Blind, and Roller Coaster as well as the emotional, I Cry, a tribute to loved ones lost.
Long had her artist launch concert at The Bitter End in NYC in March 2018 and has performed in San Diego at The House of Blues, in Asbury Park at The Stone Pony, at the famed Apollo Theatre in Harlem, NYC and other local stages throughout the North East over the past year. She and her band have been warm up for major national bands including for David Bryan of Bon Jovi.