Caity Gyorgy (pronounced like George) is a JUNO Winning Toronto and Montreal based vocalist, composer, and lyricist who is known for singing bebop and swing music. Being called one of JazzFM91’s 8 Canadian Women in Jazz You Need to Know, Caity has performed at popular clubs and jazz festivals across Canada including the Toronto Jazz Festival, the Calgary Jazz Festival, the Medicine Hat Jazz Festival, and the Jazz Bistro in Toronto, Upstairs Jazz in Montreal, and Frankie's Jazz in Vancouver.
Caity has worked and recorded with many luminaries in the Canadian jazz scene including Allison Au, Pat LaBarbera, Jocelyn Gould, Don Thompson, Christine Jensen and Virginia MacDonald. In addition to performing, Caity runs an instagram account entitled "@Liftaday" where she has gained global recognition from her transcription videos of iconic Jazz solos that are viewed daily by thousands of people. She has posted over 200 videos since 2018. She is also an avid writer and composes songs in the style of the Great American Songbook. Her compositions have been sung by other vocalists around the world, and she was recently crowned the Grand Prize Winner of the 2021 John Lennon Songwriting Contest in the Jazz category for her song "Secret Safe”.
She has independently released one self titled EP, several singles and her debut album “No Bounds”, that features guitarist Jocelyn Gould. On July 9th, 2021 she released an EP of original music arranged for large ensemble under Brooklyn based label La Reserve called “Now Pronouncing”. “Now Pronouncing” was selected as CBC Music’s Top 15 Canadian Jazz Albums of 2021. This album recently became the Vocal Jazz Album of the Year at the 2022 JUNO awards. Her next album, entitled "Featuring”, will be released on November 4th, 2022 and each of the thirteen tracks will feature a guest soloist. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.