Saught After Performer | Modern & Jazz Singer

Premier Vocalist Perth based, Catherine Summers is a sell-out jazz and modern singer. Since her 2008 debut, Catherine 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. Her charismatic engagement with the audience is exhilarating.

Catherine Summers Duo (& Trio) and Other Ensembles

With an exciting duo, Catherine brings her own twist to a host of popular and beautiful songs across modern and some popular jazz as well as delving into her repertoire of French songs, Catherine, Perth premier vocalist 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. You’ll hear favourite modern songs from the artists such as Adele, Amy Winehouse, JT, Pharell Williams and more. 

Now with post Covid, Catherine Summers emerges with a fresh, lively, affordable and unique duo. She’s gone back to a grassed roots duo teaming up with Guitarist Vaughan Jameson to bring a new sound, not a usual run of the mill guitar-vocal duo.

Undeniable 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. 

bravo cruise 2017

from UK’s largest Performing Art’s Festival cruise at sea aboard The Celebrity Silhouette. On board were Katherine Jenkins (OBE), Alfie Boe, MIRUSIA (lead soloist from Andre’ Rieu’s famous orchestra), The Celtic Tenors, Julian Lloyd Webber, yours truely and many more…

Catherine Summers’ variety of shows often have tid-bits of rich musical history from bygone eras weaved around toe-tapping songs.. Summers’ instantly familiar on-stage banter mixed with world-class quality music, an infectious passion for music and fun has given her the title of the ‘whole package’.

Duo & Trio
Acoustic covers

Bringing a sense of her own style to pop, funk and groove with a splash of jazz. You’ll hear your usual hits but not in the way that others perform them. Think acoustic covers in a ‘Like a Version’ style from this experienced talentt. In Summers vocals the strong influences you can hear are a raspy sound like that of Amy Winehouse, the deep vibrato a-likened to Edith Piaf, soft mellow breathy tones of ‘American Singer’ Lana Del Ray and strong powerful bluesy sounds from Shirley Bassey.


Teaming up with Guitarist Vaughan Jameson Summers bring a new sound, not a usual run of the mill guitar-vocal duo.

Modern & Groove
3-piece or 4-piece band

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, Beyonce, Supremes, Maroon 5 and more…


Funky and up-beat, background or dance and with the flexibility to perform jazz as well.

Jazz Songstress
Variety of ensembles

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.