Cathy Morris: Celebrated Indianapolis Jazz Musician

Cathy Morris is a world-renowned electric violinist based out of Indianapolis. She plays in clubs, Indianapolis bars, and Indianapolis music venues with several different bands, provides private performances, participates in local educational programs in Indianapolis schools. Cathy Morris always entertains audiences with her eclectic and soulful live show; this Indianapolis music star has also recorded a total of five full length albums.

Video of Indianapolis violinist Cathy Morris playing with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra in Carmel, Indiana

Indianapolis musician Cathy MorrisCathy Morris describes her style as “party jazz,” and strives to include funk, Cajun and romantic influences in her performances. She plays four different models of electric violin: the Jensen 5-string, Yamaha 5-string, Jordan 7-string and Zeta 5-string.

Video of Cathy Morris and her Brazilian Lounge Band playing at the Jazz Kitchen in 2004

Cathy Morris performs at The Jazz Kitchen in IndianapolisHer playful personality onstage has energized audiences at the Chatterbox Jazz Club, The Jazz Kitchen, the Jazz Cooker and Slippery Noodle Inn. Voted by Indianapolis residents as the “Best Local Contemporary Jazz Band” and two-time Indianapolis Woman‘s “Favorite Local Female Musician/Vocalist”, Cathy is always striving to expand her musical influences.

Recently, she has formed the Cathy Morris Latin Band to focus on interpreting classic, Latin-flavored works. Tour date information for upcoming Cathy Morris shows and festival appearances may be found at

Indianapolis Music Venues

8 Seconds Saloon | Big Car Gallery | Birdy’s Bar & Grill | Chatterbox Jazz Club | Emerson Theater | Jazz Kitchen | Old National Centre | Radio Radio | The Vogue | More Indianapolis Music Venues

Indianapolis Bands

Amanda Overmyer | Cathy Morris | Flynnville Train | Gwen Stacy | The Elms | Haste the Day | Jennie DeVoe | Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s | Mudkids | Murder by Death | Sloppy Seconds | Straight No Chaser | More Indianapolis Bands

Indianapolis Musical Organizations

Arts Council of Indianapolis | Capital City Chorus | Ensemble Music Society | Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis | Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra | More Indianapolis Musical Organizations

Indianapolis Musicians

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds | Freddy Hubbard | Wes Montgomery | Cole Porter | James Spaulding | More Indianapolis Musicians

Indiana Music by City

Avon Music | Brownsburg Music | Carmel Music | Danville Music | Fishers Music | Greenfield Music | Greenwood Music | Martinsville Music | Mooresville Music | Noblesville Music | Plainfield Music | Westfield Music | Zionsville Music | More Indiana Music