2016 FRINGE WORLD Festival Award Nominee
Imagine French jazz-cabaret at its best. ‘A Summers’ Night in Paris’ is show filled with all things Fringe. An homage to the the fabled ‘Cabaret de Paris’ era, this show is a lively fun filled night of music, dance and burlesque set to the backdrop of vivid scenes of Paris.
Cathrine Summers mixes up old standards, cool jazz and French songs from Edith Piaf, Marlene Dietrich, Cole Porter and many more. With her swinging 5-piece band this sell out Festival Award Nominatee (Fringe World Festival 2017) show is a toe-tapping nostalgic musical journey of world class caliber is not to be missed!
Undeniable Charisma & On-Stage Banter
Cathrine Summers is acclaimed for her live performances and is arguably one of Perth’s most engaging and charismatic vocalists. The UK-born artist spent much of her youth living and holidaying in France where she fostered and nurtured her love of Paris, France and the French language along with a deep appreciation of the countries passionate history and romanticism.
Cathrine Summers’ diverse style, incredible vocal range and control delivers both powerful yet soft tones with a smooth husky quality. Its this versatility and her rich timbre that makes her voice & presence gracious and sultry, click here for upcoming gigs listing.
The City of Ramanticism & Passion
Get lost in the magic of Paris with a whirlwind of music, dance and a touch of burlesque coupled with a cleverly entwined rich musical history of Paris in 30s & 40s.
The night is filled with beautiful visual scenes of Paris while Summers, weaves songs such as Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong’s ‘April in Paris’ and Edith Piaf’s ‘La Vie En Rose’.
It’s hard not to compare Summers’ to vocalists Diana Krall or Carmen McRae with a the timbre of Adele. Her soulfulness allows her to effortlessly deliver well-known classics from the 30s and 40s that transcends audiences to a different era.
Summers fostered her love of performing in Perth, making a name for herself at iconic venues and festivals including Perth International Jazz Festival, Kings Park Festival, Jazz By The Bay, many performances at The Ellington Jazz Club, Crown Casino High Roller functions as well as launch nights, balls and successful residencies at live music hotspots Malt Supper Club, Jazz at the prestigious UWA Club, The Laneway Lounge and many more…