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Philip Catherine (born October 27, 1942) is a Belgian jazz guitarist. He was born in London from English mother and Belgian father. He began playing in the 60's with Lou Bennett then with Dexter Gordon and Stéphane Grappelli. He was then a member of Jean-Luc Ponty quintet, right after he recorded his first CD (Stream, produced by Frenchman Sacha Distel) in 1971. A year later, he met John Scofield, Ran Blake, George Benson and more musicians in Boston. October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the early 1920s in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... Steve Howe playing lead guitar for Yes in 1977 A guitarist is a musician who plays the guitar. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation) and Defining London (below). ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my [birth]right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked... Dexter Gordon Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923 - April 25, 1990) was an American tenor saxophone musician. ... Django (left) & Grappelli (right). ... Grappelli (left) and Jean-Luc Ponty (right). ... A quintet is a formation containing exactly five members. ... Motto: French: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité (English: Freedom, Equality, Brotherhood) Anthem: La Marseillaise Capital Paris 48°51′ N 2°20′ E Largest city Paris Official language French1 Government  â€¢ President  â€¢ Prime Minister Unitary republic Jacques Chirac Dominique de Villepin Formation 843 (Treaty of Verdun) (5th Republic: 1958) Area  â€¢ Total2  â€¢ Metropolitan France3 674... Sacha Distel (January 29, 1933–July 22, 2004) was a French singer who had hits such as Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head and Scoubidou. He was born in Paris. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... John Scofield (born December 26, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio) is a jazz guitarist and composer, who played and eventually collaborated with Miles Davis. ... Ran Blake (April 20, 1935 - ). Eccentric pianist and faculty member at the New England Conservatory of Music, Ran Blake has spearheaded the Third Stream movement which effectively infuses all musical genres into one. ... George Benson (born March 22, 1945) is an American jazz guitarist, singer and composer. ... Boston is a town and small port c. ...

He also played with Charlie Mingus (who named him Young Django) and Chet Baker. He is now considered as the grandfather of Belgian jazz as he continues to play on the now very active Belgian jazz scene. He won the first Belgian Golden Django (in 1995) as best French-speaking artist. Charles Mingus Stamp issued by the USPS on September 16, 1995. ... Django (left) & Grappelli (right). ... The Chet Baker Monument in Amsterdam Chesney Henry Chet Baker Jr. ... The Golden Django is the name of awards for jazz musicians in Europe, with an obvious reference to guitarist Django Reinhardt. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Francophone is a person who speaks French natively or by adoption (i. ...


  • Stream (1971)
  • September Man (1975)
  • Guitars (1975)
  • Babel (1980)
  • End of August (1982)
  • Transparence (1986)
  • September Sky (1988)
  • Oscar (1988)
  • Moods, Vol.I (1992)
  • Moods, Vol.II (1992)
  • Philip Catherine "live" (1997)
  • Guitar Groove (1998)
  • Blue Prince (2000)
  • Summer Night (2002)

In 1977 Philip Catherine replaced Jan Akkerman in the Dutch rock group Focus and appeared on one album with the group, "Focus Con Proby" which also featured American singer P.J. Proby.


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