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All About Ella with Catherine Summers (The Ella Fitzgerald Story)

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Lamont's Bishops House

Mounts Bay Road

Perth, WA 6000

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Catherine Summers and her 5-piece swinging jazz band bring you the songs and stories of the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald.

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Enjoy a night under the stars in the heart of the CBD at Bishops House with Perth's own Jazz Songstress, Catherine Summers and her dazzling Quintet. Summers' presents a host of toe-tapping Ella favourites, from her nursery rhyme first no. 1 hit to classic songs from her Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter songbooks.

Spirited singer Catherine Summers delivers emotive performances of Ella's well-known classics around titbits of history from Ella Fitzgerald's incredible career. Hear about Ella's early life in Harlem on the streets, her painful shyness, a lucky chance encounter with Marilyn Monroe to becoming the first African American women to win a Grammy.

Bar & food available from 5pm.

“Catherine Summers is spirited host, classy comedienne and singing talent to boot, all in one confident and spunky package. She brings sass, style and talent to the stage like no singer I’ve seen this Fringe season (21’). Catch her performance before the sun sets, on select nights at stylish Lamont’s Bishops House in Perth.” ★★★★★ Antonino Tati, Cream Magazine 2020

Visit catherinesummers.com.au for more information.

Catherine Summers Biography

UK-born Australian vocalist Catherine Summers is acclaimed for her timbre tone and uniquely versatile voice. Her voice along with her ‘instantly familiar’ candour has led her to become an in-demand performer of choice in Perth. And, as well as delivering beautiful songs, and productions of a variety of sell out shows, she’s often weaving titbits of rich musical history from bygone eras. This, and her rich broad vocal range has given her a title of a delight to watch.

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 many revered festivals.

“Wow what a phenomenal performer. Singer Catherine Summers is THE REAL DEAL! She completely captivates her audiences! Do yourself a huge favour and check her out. She has an incredible voice, she is beautiful and very very funny, you will love her!” ★★★★★ TheGuide.com

“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

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