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Zen: The Music of Fred Katz

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Released  1957
Producer  Richard Bock
Artist  Fred Katz
Genre  Jazz
Label  Pacific Jazz PJ-1231
Zen The Music of Fred Katz (1956)  Soul° Cello (1958)
Release date  1957
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Recorded  November 1956 Los Angeles, CA
Similar  Fred Katz albums, Jazz albums

Zen: The Music of Fred Katz is the debut album by cellist and composer Fred Katz released on the Pacific Jazz label.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic site rated the album 3 stars stating "Some of the music is overly precious and a bit fragile, but there are some swinging moments, making this a worthwhile (if difficult-to-find) Third Stream effort".

Track listing

All compositions by Fred Katz

  1. "Lord Randall" - 7:32
  2. "Suite for Horn:" - 13:34
    1. "Allegro"
    2. "Zen"
    3. "Science Fiction"
  3. "Pluck It" - 2:58
  4. "Classical Katz" - 2:59
  5. "Loma" - 3:27
  6. "Granada" - 3:54
  7. "Katz-Up" - 3:51
  8. "Montuna" - 4:27

Personnel

  • Fred Katz - cello
  • Paul Horn - tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute, clarinet
  • John Pisano - guitar (tracks 1-3 & 5-8)
  • Carson Smith - bass (tracks 1-3 & 5-8)
  • Chico Hamilton - drums (tracks 1-3 & 5-8)
  • Dick Noel, Joe Howard, Herbie Harper - trombone (track 2)
  • Harry Klee - flute (track 2)
  • Willy Schwartz - clarinet (track 2)
  • Julie Jacobs - oboe (track 2)
  • Marty Berman - bassoon (track 2)
  • References

    Zen: The Music of Fred Katz Wikipedia


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