Philip Catherine

Philip Catherine

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Philip Catherine
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Belgian jazz guitarist.
Born October 27, 1942 in London, England.

Coming from a musical family (his grandfather was first violin with the London Symphony Orchestra), he developed a musical ear from an early age. He took up the guitar after having heard George Brassens, and then started listening to all the great jazzmen of the period. Very soon he had the opportunity to meet some of them, and often play with them when they were performing in Belgium where his family had moved to by then.

Philip Catherine has been on the forefront of the European jazz scene since the sixties. He has worked with great artists like Lou Bennett, Billy Brooks, Edgar Bateman, John Lee, Gerry Brown, Jean Luc Ponty, Larry Coryell, Alphonse Mouzon, Charlie Mariano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Kenny Drew, Dexter Gordon, Toots Thielemans, Stéphane Grappelli, Charles Mingus, Chet Baker, Tom Harrell, the rock group Focus. His unique approach and sound, his dedication to music and, above all, the highly emotional lyricism of expression in his playing and in his music, have been important and influential.
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Philip Catherine Discography

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46 149 Philip Catherine Stream(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 46 149 France 1972 Sell This Version
30 AM 6139, AM 6139 Jean-Luc Ponty / Stéphane Grappelli Featuring Maurice Vander, Philippe Catherine*, Tony Bonfils, Andre Ceccarelli* Jean-Luc Ponty / Stéphane Grappelli Featuring Maurice Vander, Philippe Catherine*, Tony Bonfils, Andre Ceccarelli* - Ponty - Grappelli(LP, Gat) America Records, America Records 30 AM 6139, AM 6139 France 1973 Sell This Version
40 562 Philip Catherine September Man (Album) Atlantic 40 562 France 1974 Sell This Version
KT 444.057, none Toots Thielemans / Philip Catherine Toots Thielemans / Philip Catherine - Toots Thielemans / Philip Catherine & Friends (Album) Keytone, Omega International KT 444.057, none Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
ATL 50186 Y Passport (2) And Les McCann, Philip Catherine, Johnny Griffin, Buddy Guy, Pete York Passport (2) And Les McCann, Philip Catherine, Johnny Griffin, Buddy Guy, Pete York - Doldinger Jubilee '75 (Album) Atlantic ATL 50186 Y Chile 1975 Sell This Version
ATL 50 193 Philip Catherine Guitars (Album) Atlantic ATL 50 193 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
SCS-1048 Kenny Drew, Philip Catherine, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen Kenny Drew, Philip Catherine, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen - Morning (Album) SteepleChase SCS-1048 Denmark 1976 Sell This Version
6E-123 Larry Coryell & Philip Catherine Larry Coryell & Philip Catherine - Twin-House (Album) Elektra 6E-123 US 1977 Sell This Version
6E-153 Coryell* / Catherine* Coryell* / Catherine* - Splendid (Album) Elektra 6E-153 US 1978 Sell This Version
CMP 5 ST Philip Catherine, Charlie Mariano, Jasper Van't Hof Philip Catherine, Charlie Mariano, Jasper Van't Hof - Sleep My Love (Album) CMP Records CMP 5 ST Germany 1979 Sell This Version
5C 064-62826 Stephane Grappelli*, Philip Catherine, Larry Coryell, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen Stephane Grappelli*, Philip Catherine, Larry Coryell, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen - Young Django(LP, Album) MPS Records 5C 064-62826 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
SCS 1106 Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Philip Catherine Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Philip Catherine - In Concert SteepleChase SCS 1106 Denmark 1979 Sell This Version
S 90.346 Coryell* / Catherine* / Kühn* Coryell* / Catherine* / Kühn* - Live ! (Album) Elektra S 90.346 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
ELK 52 244 Philip Catherine Babel (Album) Elektra ELK 52 244 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
SCS-1136 Dexter Gordon Quartet - Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Philip Catherine & Billy Higgins Dexter Gordon Quartet - Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Philip Catherine & Billy Higgins - Something Different (Album) SteepleChase SCS-1136 Denmark 1980 Sell This Version
WEA 58 450, WEA K 58 450 Philip Catherine End Of August(LP, Album) Wea, Wea WEA 58 450, WEA K 58 450 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
LDH1009 Jean-Louis Rassinfosse / Chet Baker / Philip Catherine Jean-Louis Rassinfosse / Chet Baker / Philip Catherine - Crystal Bells (Album) LDH Records LDH1009 Belgium 1983 Sell This Version
2310-894 Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen*, Philip Catherine Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen*, Philip Catherine - The Viking (Album) Pablo Records 2310-894 US 1983 Sell This Version
JMS 031-2 Catherine* / Escoude* / Lockwood* Catherine* / Escoude* / Lockwood* - Trio (Album) Gramavision JMS 031-2 France 1983 Sell This Version
Criss 1016 Chet Baker Trio Featuring Philip Catherine Chet Baker Trio Featuring Philip Catherine - Chet's Choice (Album) Criss Cross Jazz Criss 1016 Netherlands 1985 Sell This Version
SJP 242 Philip Catherine Transparence (Album) in-akustik, in-akustik SJP 242 Netherlands 1987 Sell This Version
A 349 Jean-Claude Petit , Guitare : Philip Catherine Jean-Claude Petit , Guitare : Philip Catherine - Salopes !! Vent De Panique(LP, Album) Milan A 349 France 1987 Sell This Version
IGL 060 Philip Catherine Oscar (Album) Igloo IGL 060 Belgium 1990 Sell This Version
ENJ-7023 2 Philip Catherine / Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen Philip Catherine / Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen - Spanish Nights(CD, Album) Enja Records ENJ-7023 2 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
FUEC 714 Erkan Oğur Featuring Philip Catherine, Bülent Ortaçgil, Arto Tunçboyaciyan* Erkan Oğur Featuring Philip Catherine, Bülent Ortaçgil, Arto Tunçboyaciyan* - Fretless (Album) Feuer und Eis FUEC 714 Germany 1993 Sell This Version

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joyito

joyito

July 20, 2009
It appears that Philip Catherine recorded an album with George Mraz (bass) and serge Delaitre (piano) in 1993. This album was called "Emotionnaly" and was edited by a label called OMD. This album has been reissued in 2000 by a French label called label Bleu. Both editions are very difficult to find. Has anybody got a copy of it?I can remember for listening this record once, that it was a marvel of friction, melody, groove and subtlety.

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