Kathryn Christie, a recent top five finalist in the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, is a Brooklyn based vocalist who seamlessly blends her jazz background with both Brazilian music and folk/singer songwriter roots. Her warm inviting tone will draw you in, and her musical storytelling will leave you coming back for more. Kathryn truly uses her voice as an instrument, whether she’s singing jazz, bossa nova, or her intriguing original music. After completing her masters in Jazz at the University of North Texas, where she was a scholarship recipient, teaching fellow, and a Student Downbeat Award winner several times over, Kathryn is now making her mark in New York City & the US, as well as Europe. She can be found gracing both intimate jazz clubs, and indie music venues such as Rockwood Music Hall with her mesmerizing voice. Stay tuned for her debut album in 2016!