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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46 149 Philip Catherine - Stream album art Philip Catherine Stream (Album) Warner Bros. Records 46 149 France 1972 Sell This Version
30 AM 6139, AM 6139 Philip Catherine - Ponty - Grappelli album art 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 (Album) America Records, America Records 30 AM 6139, AM 6139 France 1973 Sell This Version
KT 444.057, KT 444 057 Philip Catherine - Toots Thielemans / Philip Catherine / & Friends album art Toots Thielemans, Philip Catherine Toots Thielemans, Philip Catherine - Toots Thielemans / Philip Catherine / & Friends (Album) Keytone, Keytone KT 444.057, KT 444 057 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
40 562, N° 40 562 Philip Catherine - September Man album art Philip Catherine September Man (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic 40 562, N° 40 562 France 1974 Sell This Version
ATL 50 193 Philip Catherine - Guitars album art Philip Catherine Guitars (Album) Atlantic ATL 50 193 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
SD 18162 Philip Catherine - Doldinger Jubilee '75 album art 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 SD 18162 US 1975 Sell This Version
6E-123 Philip Catherine - Twin-House album art Larry Coryell & Philip Catherine Larry Coryell & Philip Catherine - Twin-House (Album) Elektra 6E-123 US 1977 Sell This Version
6E-153 Philip Catherine - Splendid album art Coryell* / Catherine* Coryell* / Catherine* - Splendid (Album) Elektra 6E-153 US 1978 Sell This Version
45S-108 Philip Catherine - Double Bass album art Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Sam Jones, Philip Catherine, Billy Higgins, Albert Heath Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Sam Jones, Philip Catherine, Billy Higgins, Albert Heath - Double Bass(LP, Album) 45 RPM 45S-108 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
RJ-7478 Philip Catherine - In Concert album art Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Philip Catherine Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Philip Catherine - In Concert (Album) SteepleChase RJ-7478 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
5C 064-62826 Philip Catherine - Young Django album art Stephane Grappelli*, Philip Catherine, Larry Coryell, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen Stephane Grappelli*, Philip Catherine, Larry Coryell, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen - Young Django (Album) MPS Records 5C 064-62826 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
CMP 5 ST Philip Catherine - Sleep My Love album art 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
ELK 52 244 Philip Catherine - Babel album art Philip Catherine Babel (Album) Elektra ELK 52 244 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
ELK 52232 Philip Catherine - Live ! album art Coryell* / Catherine* / Kühn* Coryell* / Catherine* / Kühn* - Live ! (Album) Elektra ELK 52232 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
SCS 1136 Philip Catherine - Something Different album art 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 US 1980 Sell This Version
WEA 58 450, WEA K 58 450 Philip Catherine - End Of August album art Philip Catherine End Of August (Album) Wea, Wea WEA 58 450, WEA K 58 450 UK & Europe 1982 Sell This Version
2310-894 Philip Catherine - The Viking album art Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen*, Philip Catherine Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen*, Philip Catherine - The Viking (Album) Pablo Records 2310-894 US 1983 Sell This Version
LDH1009 Philip Catherine - Crystal Bells album art 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
K 031 Philip Catherine - Trio album art Catherine* / Escoude* / Lockwood* Catherine* / Escoude* / Lockwood* - Trio (Album) JMS., JMS K 031 France 1983 Sell This Version
Criss 1016 Philip Catherine - Chet's Choice album art 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
inak 1706-2 Philip Catherine - Transparence album art Philip Catherine Transparence (Album) Inak, inak inak 1706-2 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
A 349 Philip Catherine - Salopes !! Vent De Panique album art 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
CD 5106 Philip Catherine - September Sky album art Philip Catherine Trio : Philip Catherine, Hein Van de Geyn, Aldo Romano Philip Catherine Trio : Philip Catherine, Hein Van de Geyn, Aldo Romano - September Sky (Album) September (3) CD 5106 Netherlands 1988 Sell This Version
IGL 060 Philip Catherine - Oscar album art Philip Catherine Oscar (Album) Igloo IGL 060 Belgium 1990 Sell This Version
ENJ-7023 2 Philip Catherine - Spanish Nights album art 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

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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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