Winning audiences with her undeniable on-stage charisma, sultry voice and playful banter, Cathrine Summers’ reputation as a jazz, soul, contemporary performer of choice for weddings and events in Perth continues to grow.
Jazz Performer of Choice in Perth
UK-born vocalist with sell-out Fringe World Festival shows, sold out Ellington Jazz Club shows, headline acts at Kings Park Festival and Perth City New Years Eve plus many other gigs, festivals and functions across WA dishes up a kind of female Michael Bublé meets Adele style of performance.
Cathrine Summers fostered her love of performing right here 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…
Friendly Banter & On-Stage Charisma
Summers is acclaimed for her live performances with her husky, smooth, yet powerful voice.
“The quality that sets her apart from other singers is that people of all ages feel ‘instantly familiar’ with her and soak up her banter and on-stage charisma.” The Music Review, Perth.
It’s hard not to compare Summers’ to vocalists Diana Krall or Carmen McRae with a touch of the powerful vocals of Amy Winehouse and Adele. Her soulfulness allows her to effortlessly deliver well-known classics from the 30s and 40s that transcends audiences to a different era.
Modern & Soul
Cathrine is as at home in Jazz as she is in modern, soul classics. She has an extensive repertoire of jazz classics and delivers them with a love and passion for the genre that shines through in her performances. From traditional Jazz gems, to The Great American Songbook, to many French, Spanish, Brazilian Jazz songs, such a diverse song list means her performances are rich with a variety of styles appealing to a broad range of audiences.
“Cathrine Summers is all about creating ‘mood’ and brings theatres to life” The Sydney Standard.
Summers Soul & Summer Groove
As front woman for both Summers Soul (6-piece soul band) and Summer Groove (4-piece jazz modern like-a-version funk), Cathrine Summers has a remarkable diversity to deliver a powerful serving of top tunes from Motown hits, Stevie Wonder gems to more modern classics from Amy Winehouse, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé and more.
It is her diversity, her “instantly familiar” charisma along with her broad repertoire of popular modern top 40 songs, vintage soul and Motown hits and over 200 jazz songs that gives her that “there is something for everyone” quality.