Dick Katz



Dick Katz

Rating
Active
1950 to 2000
Born
March 13, 1924
Died
November 10, 2009
Location
New York, New York, United States
Biography
Dick Katz (March 13, 1924 - November 10, 2009) was an American jazz pianist and arranger. He freelanced throughout much of his career, and worked in a number of ensembles including The Ray Ellington Quartet who were the regular in house band for The Goons. He co-founded Milestone Records in 1966 with Orrin Keepnews. He studied at the Peabody Institute, the Manhattan School of Music, and Juilliard. He also took piano lessons from Teddy Wilson. In the 1950s, he joined the house rhythm section of the Café Bohemia, and worked in the groups of Ben Webster and Kenny Dorham, Oscar Pettiford, and, later, Carmen McRae.

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Feeling Is Mutual

The Feeling Is Mutual

Helen Merrill April 3, 2015

9 Tracks

A Shade of Difference

A Shade of Difference

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