Appearing in National Jazz Awards Finals, 7.30pm Monday 26 October

A modern day siren, Rita Satch is fast becoming an unforgettable presence in Australia’s music scene. Brought up on jazz and soul greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles and Nina Simone, Rita Satch has a powerful voice that transcends time. She has released 2 EP’s and some of her notable performances include Glastonbury Festival & Cheltenham Jazz Festival in the UK.

Rita has received prestigious accolades for her songwriting (winner of Unsigned Only Music competition (2015) and she was a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition (2015). Satch regularly collaborates with some of the world’s leading musicians, including Barney McAll (Sia, Gary Bartz), who features Rita in his recent releases: An Extra Celestial Christmas and Sweet Water. In 2019 Satch toured Australia presenting a Nancy Wilson Tribute show to sell-out audiences. This year, Rita performed at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival (with Barney McAll) and is currently working on her latest album.