- 1st place
Kristina was born in Luhansk, Ukraine. Started to sing and play piano at early age. Graduated from Luhansk College of Music (specializing on jazz vocals and jazz piano) and continued her musical education in Gnesins Music Academy in Moscow. Ukrainian culture and music had a huge impact on her, so besides of singing world-famous jazz standards, she writes her own music. Now Kristina lives in St. Petersburg, collaborates with different musicians and bands. She performed with Jon Davis, David Gibson, John Marshall, Todd Herbert.