Karen Anderson is a Brisbane based jazz and blues vocalist . She is a popular regular at many jazz, soul and blues venues. She has performed often at many festivals in Australia including Woodford Folk Festival, Kangaroo Point Jazz and Blues Festival, SunCoast Fest, Heat, Ladies Sing The Blues and Blues Benefit 2 at The Healer, Noosa Jazz Festival, Valley Jazz Festival and the Bay Of Islands Jazz and Blues Festival New Zealand. She was the opening solo vocalist for the Woodford Fire Event in 2004/2005 performing in front of an audience of 20000 people.
Her cd Fuchsia Blue was nominated for Best Adult Contemporary Album and Song Of The Year at the Queensland Recording Industry (Sunny) Awards in 2003 and Karen was nominated for Best Female Vocal Performance.
Her cd Three is a set of standards pared back and simply presented, featuring Ewan Mackenzie on guitar and Peter Walters on bass. She has just completed the recording of a live album Live At The BJC and The Hangar.