Who is Kate Schutt?
Kate Schutt is an American-born jazz artist, now living in Guelph, Canada. Schutt learnt to play the guitar as a child, gave first performance when she was 12 and wrote her first song at 13. She studied at The Berklee College of Music and Harvard University. In 2002, she had throat surgery and did not perform again until July 2003. She released a five-song EP, Heart-Shot, in 2004, on which Schutt played a Novax 8-string guitar/bass hybrid for the first time.
She has released two albums, No Love Lost and The Telephone Game, through ArtistShare. No Love Lost topped the jazz charts in Canada. Schutt was a winner of the jazz category in Session II of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2007.
Winner of the 6th annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop vote for best Jazz song "Two Halves of a Broken Heart". Schutt's "How Much in Love" was also nominated for the 7th Annual Independent Music Awards for Jazz song of the year.