Cat's a Bear is a contemporary original jazz group performing in the Eastern Great Lakes region of the United States, whose members have more than 100 years of combined professional musicianship. The group has existed for nearly 40 years, with its roots in Boston, MA.
Frank Singer, Joe Dorris, Joseph Frisina and Nick "Tito" Ronzitti have explored every form of music available including Latin, standards, fusion, blues and more--all showcased on their CDs. Cat's a Bear original scores are intense and multilayered masterpieces, amazing both novices and the trained ear alike.
Since the 1980s, Cat's a Bear has received extensive radio play and excellent national reviews. It's guitarist and commissioned composer, Frank Singer, was one of three finalists in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest of 1999--winning for Unity and Diversity, the title track of
One World Tribe's debut
"For jazz aficionados, a rocket
ride through arrangements played with unmatched musical technique by some
very serious talents."--Bay City Nights
"...high energy and algebraic approach
to jazz"--John Chacona, Erie Times-News Showcase
Tito in Wonderland
6 Tracks from a CAB Quartet of Frank Singer,
Joe Dorris, Tony Stefanelli and Phil Papotnik.
Features Joe Dorris Vocals on Jazz Standards:
Blues For Alice,
Round Midnight and
and Singer Originals:
Original Album Artwork by Hal Singer.
Eye of the Pyramid
8 Original Tracks from the CAB Duo of Frank Singer and
The first CD, recorded on a 4-track, and THE Electronic Cat's A Bear Album.
Album Design by Frank Singer.
Cat's A Bear Live at Artlore Studio
6 Live Cuts from the CAB Quintet of Frank Singer,
Joe Dorris, Joseph Frisina, Phil Papotnik and
Nick "TIto" Ronzitti.
Recorded at the Event on November 22, 2017 at
Artlore Studio in Erie, Pennsylvania.
All original music written by Frank Singer.
Cats on the Radio
9 Live Cuts from the CAB Trio of Frank Singer,
Joe Dorris and Bob Dorris.
Recorded Live and broadcast on March 31, 1987 at Emerson College Radio Station WERS in Boston MA.
Features Joe Henderson's Great Gorge
and La Lagartija by David Lindsey.
All other cuts by Frank Singer.