Cat's a Bear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 CD.

"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

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Cat's A Bear Music Online:

  • Tito: In Search of a Revolution - 8 All Original Tracks from a CAB Trio of Frank Singer, Joe Dorris and Tony Stefanelli. Original Album Artwork by Hal Singer.
  • 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, Sugar, Round Midnight and Honeysuckle Rose, and Singer Originals: Change and Prime Dub. Original Album Artwork by Hal Singer.
  • Eye of the Pyramid - 8 Original Tracks from the CAB Duo of Frank Singer and Joe Dorris. The first CD, recorded on a 4-track, and THE Electronic Cat's A Bear Album. Album Design by Frank Singer.
  • Dirty Dog Live TV Presents Cat's A Bear Live at Walt's Tavern - 6 Live Cuts from the CAB Quartet of Frank Singer, Joe Dorris, Joseph Frisina and Nick "Tito" Ronzitti. Recorded at Walt's Tavern in Conneaut Lake, PA by Dirty Dog Live TV on August 10, 2018. All original music writteh 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.
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Eye of the Pyramid

Tito: In Search of a Revolution

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Hal Singer Art - Trio Plus Tito


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