Simone Waddell is a world class singer, songwriter, Founder of You Have A Voice and Ambassador for Messenger Rescue.
As one of Australia's leading contemporary Jazz Artists, Simone is known for her mix of contemporary jazz and soulful melodies with groove. She has made a profound impact around the world throughout her career, inspiring countless individuals through the art of song and storytelling.
Simone has released four albums, three EP's, multiple singles, and has been collaborating since 2013 with the great Australian producer and jazz guitarist Jim Kelly, who is also at the helm of her newest and most exciting musical vision.
The Art of Collaboration coming in April 2022 is her fifth studio album, and features Tommy Emmanuel, James Morrison, Rai Thistlethwayte and a line-up of Australia's best jazz musicians. This album delivers a unique collection of Simone's original music and iconic Australian songs that have been reimagined in a contemporary jazz style.
Simone has also worked with the likes of Grammy nominated artist Taylor Dayne, Vince Jones, Kerrie Biddell and Cornell Thigpen.