PERTH BASED FEMALE JAZZ SINGER
Perth based female jazz singer, Cathrine Summers is a sell-out artist. Since her 2008 debut, Cathrine Summers has lit up many events, festivals, high profile galas and regularly performs nationally and internationally. She’s a resident sell-out artist at local Perth and Melbourne jazz clubs, and has featured in revered festivals like, BRAVO! Cruise of the Performing Arts, Perth International Festival, Jazz By The Bay, sell-out seasons in Fringe World Festival 15, 16, 17 & 18, City of Perth New Years, Kings Park Festival and many more. Described as a cross between Dinah Washington and Anita O’Day, with a splash of Ella Fitzgerald, the UK-born vocalist is acclaimed for her rich timbre and broad vocal range. Her charismatic engagement with the audience is exhilarating.
VARIETY OF MUSIC STYLES
With two ensemble styles in addition to jazz, Cathrine is equally at home performing contemporary top 40 and soul as well as jazz, which means you’ll often hear songs from greats such as Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson. Summers Soul is a 6-piece party band and Summer Groove 4-piece is a 'like a version' style groove, r&b ensemble. Show More
UNDENIABLE ON-STAGE CHARISMA
Summers delights her guests with her infectious humour and natural playful charisma. She has a uniquely versatile tone that delivers warmth with a soft, floaty quality, as well as a raspy, deep and bluesy sound. Her undeniable on-stage charisma and playful banter gives her audiences a fun and mischievous candour. She’s known for being ‘instantly familiar’ and often weaves tid-bits of rich musical history from bygone eras into her performances. This on-stage banter mixed with world-class quality, an infectious passion for jazz that transcends eras and lots of fun has given her the title of the 'whole package’.
If you enjoy soaking up the sounds of up-tempo and lively swing classics, or sinking deeply into dulcet emotive ballads such as Cry Me A River, Stormy Weather and As Time Goes By, Cathrine is someone not to be missed. Perhaps you want to tap along to Vintage Hollywood Jazz hits such as Anything Goes, Top Hat White Tie & Tails, or Mack The Knife. Or, maybe you'd like to step into a Parisian Jazz Club with Edith Piaf’s Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien, or Sous Le Ciel De Paris - look no further.
Flexible ensemble combinations of duo, trio, quartet, quintet, to fit budgets. Perth’s finest musicians. Impeccable presentation and professionalism.
A fresh serving of café del mar style grooves, a 3 or 4-piece ensemble that delivers a mix of top 40, soul and jazz songs each with an individual funk twist. Described as a ‘Like-A-Version’ style sound, the up-beat sounds of Cathrine’s Groove ensembles deliver clever versions of songs from Coldplay, Jamiroquai, Stevie Wonder, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Michael Jackson, JT, The Beatles, Maroon 5, Amy Winehouse, Beyonce, and more…
Funky and up-beat, background or dance and with the flexibility to perform jazz as well.
This energetic 6-piece party band vocal, guitar, drums, bass, piano performs all the top 40 classics, current chart toppers as well as a mix of Motown, R&B and soul. Expect to hear songs from artists such as Stevie Wonder, Jackie Wilson, Jackson 5, Beyonce, Pharell Williams, Bruno Mars, James Brown, Daft Punk, Florence & The Machine, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Jamiroquai, Cee Lo Green, Maroon 5 and many more. There’s something for everyone!
Fronting this band is the girl from the UK – the magnetic Cathrine Summers - who delights crowds with her quick wit, playful banter and feisty energy.