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Australian Jazz Bell Awards Best Vocalist for 2010, 2012, 2016 and 2017 Kristin Berardi, originally from the country town of Kamala in North Queensland, is one of Australia's first calls when it comes to Jazz Singing. Kristin Beradi accolades include winning the Montreux Jazz Festival's International Vocal Competition in 2006, supporting Al Jarreau and George Benson at Montreux Jazz Festival 2007, winning the National Freedman Fellowship 2007, receiving two National Australian Bell Awards for the Best Jazz Vocal Album for 2010 and 2012. 16, winning the the National Jazz Award for Voice at the Wangaratta Jazz Festival (2012), and being one of five finalists for this year's APRA Professional Development Awards for Jazz (2013), and most recently winning once again the best Australian Jazz Vocal Album in 2017.It's not every day you hear a vocalist with a warm beautiful tone, extensive jazz vocabulary, pop appeal and magical stage presence. Well Kristin Berardi has all these elements and so much more. She takes you on a musical journey with every syllable and note. She's a joy to watch and hear. Chris Walker - Bass Player and MD for Al Jarreau, MD for Cassandra Wilson.