Cat Frank Singer, a guitarist and a fixture at Papermoon when he's not touring with One World Tribe.
Or saxophonist Phil Papotnik, who as the ubiquitous owner of Raven Sound, may deserve the title of Hardest Working Man in Erie Show Business.
a fifth member, the mysterious Tito (otherwise known as percussionist Nick Ronzitti), who lent his nickname to the band for two of their three CDs, and who will be with the group for a busy fall.
So, guys, why so busy and why
and I play at Papermoon, sometimes together, sometimes with other musicians, but Frank's Web site had a lot to do with it.
were downloading Cat's A Bear songs, and we're getting airplay in Texas, Colorado, and France.
So people are looking for us."
won't have to look hard to find the band, at least in the near future, and in Erie.
In addition to the Scotty's date tomorrow, Cat's A Bear, with saxophonist Valerie Gillespie, will open for Maynard Ferguson's Big Bop Nouveau band, at a JazzErie concert on Oct. 21, then play Papermoon the next evening.