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Catherine Summers is one of Perths premier vocalists, Galas, sellout concerts, festivals, tours and travelling internationally with her music. She’s become known as crossover jazz meets modern singer performing everything from the high end great American songbook jazz collection through to Motown, top 10, classics, 80s and 90s 2000s.
1920s Reimagined at The Duke of George
Join us for the final outing of this award-winning show. Come and take a trip back in time to the swinging 1920s era with iccle ol me as part of a 7-piece lively 20s outfit. Get ready to hear reimagined songs like you're back in the 1920s. This is where we transform contemporary hits into jazz and swing-infused arrangements. Imagine a timeless classic Adele's 'Rolling In The Deep' as a Charleston number. What if Taylor Swift performed with Louis Armstrong?
Salute To The Noughties at The Duke of George
Step back in time with ‘Salute To The Noughties’, a musical journey that revisits unforgettable tunes between 2000 and 2010 that remain arguably some of the great songs still listened to today.
‘Salute To The Noughties’ – a party night of hits of the 2000s to 2010. This is the period that saw the start of the dominance of Coldplay, the breakthrough of Lady Gaga and Adele, the age of Duffy, Estelle, Amy Winehouse and Lilly Allen. From the infectious sounds of Florence & The Machine to the era of Britney and Beyoncé.
Tin Pan Alley at The Ellington
Step back in time and immerse yourself in the soulful sounds of Tin Pan Alley with a captivating jazz show that pays homage to the iconic era of American songwriting. Join award-winning vocalist, Catherine Summers, on a musical journey through the timeless tunes that defined an era, as we celebrate the genius of composers who left an indelible mark on the Great American Songbook.
You’ll hear timeless classics from this early to mid-20th century era such as “Summertime” from George and Ira Gershwin and Dubose Heyward. Irving Berlin’s masterpiece, “Blue Skies,” that captures the optimism and hope of a better tomorrow and “Ain’t Misbehavin” by Fats Waller, Harry Brooks, and Andy Razaf with a rhythm that reflects the exuberance and playful spirit of the era.
Best of British at The Ellington
6-Piece lively band present a 2-set show of Britain’s iconic music from the 60s to today’s anthems. From artists such as Coldplay, Oasis, Bowie, Ed Sheeran, Adele, Jamiroquai, The Beatles, Elton John Amy Winehouse and more!
Along with classics are other gems, songs like Let’s Dance, Hard Day’s Night, Bennie & The Jets, and custom-made Elton John and Beatles medleys!
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E N S E M B L E S
Check out an extensive range of different vibes and styles.
Catherine has a diverse and varied number of bands available.
R E I M A G I N E D
Trio & 6-Piece
Trio and 6-PIece ensembles. Crossing of jazz styles with pop classics as never heard before.
A SUMMERS NIGHT IN PARIS
6-PIece band performing infamous French classics, Songs from Edith Piaf and more.
CLASSIC JAZZ ENSEMBLES
The classic jazz ensemble songs from Great American Songbook perfect for any event setting.
B I O
“Not just a cracking vocalist, Summers’ art and craft as host is equally commendable, with something of an earthy Amy Winehouse under all those sequins”
Christopher H James – The Music Online
Perth jazz singer and bandleader Catherine Summers is widely known as a ‘delight to watch’. She’s acclaimed for her unique dulcet, versatile voice and her down-to-earth, engaging stage presence. There is an ‘instantly familiar’ vibe people have described about her that they can't seem to put their finger on - like you've known her for ages.
The UK-born Australian Singer burst onto the music scene in 2009 and has since established herself as one of the city’s most in-demand performers - a performer of choice at top venues, festivals and high-end functions.
Elevate your next event and book a great Perth band for special events, your wedding or a band for a fantastic corporate function.
Catherine has an impressive career with many accolades and great reviews. She continues to be a sell-out artist and has a versatility and charisma unlike any other. With the accompaniment of some of Perth's most treasured musicians, every performance is a special one. Authenticity, warmth and kindness is something Catherine prides herself on, on and off stage in both her music and herself.
Catherine’s vocals have been likened to a mixture of deep raspy Amy Winehouse soft mellow breathy Diana Krall right through to powerful bluesy Joss Stone - an Australian Adele. She never fails to deliver playful swinging spirited live-music.
A SUMMERS NIGHT IN PARIS
Growing up surrounded by the French language and living in France for short spell, the Australian (ex UK) singers unique and stylish French performances have grown into something else Catherine has become known for... click here to listen to 'Charles Trenet's 'Que Reste-T-Il de Nos Amours.