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Cathrine Summers

Cathrine Summers

Winning audiences with her undeniable on-stage charisma, sultry voice and playful banter, Cathrine Summers’ reputation as a jazz and soul performer of choice continues to grow.
The UK-born vocalist fostered her love of performing right here in Perth, making a name for herself at iconic venues and festivals including The Ellington Jazz Club and Kings Park Festival as well as launch nights and residencies at successful live music hotspots Malt Supper Club, Jazz at the prestigious UWA Club and The Laneway Lounge.
Summers is acclaimed for her live performances with her husky, smooth, yet powerful voice.
“Cathrine Summers is all about creating ‘mood’ and brings theatres to life” The Sydney Standard.
“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.
Cathrine offers a variety of ensembles:

  • An acoustic guitar and vocals duo
  • An acoustic guitar and vocals duo
  • Jazz duo trio, quartet, quintet ensembles
  • Summer Groove 4-piece ensemble  – with a “like a version” contemporary vibe
  • Summers Soul 6-piece soul/modern party band that expands up to 10-piece with full horn section and backing vocals.

 

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.
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.
As front woman for both Summers Soul (6-piece soul band) and Summer Groove (4-piece jazz modern like-a-version funk), Cathrine 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.

 

Notable Performances

  • SOLD OUT Fringe World Festival Series of Shows 2015
  • SOLD OUT Fringe World Festival Series of Shows 2015
  • Headline New Years Eve Main Stage City of Perth – Northbridge
  • Busselton Jetty 150 year Celebration 2015
  • Subiaco Arts Centre Concert Series 2014
  • SOLD OUT Jazz By The Bay, Dunsborough 2014
  • Joondalup Festival
  • The Basement, Sydney, 2013
  • Sydney Opera House’s Opera Bar residency 2013
  • Manly Jazz Festival (Jazz Quartet), Sydney, 2013
  • Kings Park Festival (2014 & 2015)SOLD OUT Perth International Jazz Festival, 2014/2015

 

Launch events for various notable clients such as Etihad Airways, Rolls Royce, Hugo Boss, Coca Cola. Corporate events including ECU Music Under The Stars Concert Series, SAS 50th Anniversary Gala Ball, Ascot VIP Super Saturday Races, West Coast Eagles Gala Camp Quality Supper Club Fundraiser

Cathrine Summers is performing live on BRAVO 2018
Cathrine Summers is performing live on BRAVO UK 2018
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