1973 Catalyst – Perception

Perception is the second album by the band Catalyst, released in 1973 on Muse.

Catalyst was a funk/jazz quartet from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, whose material presaged the work of later jazz fusion artists. The group encountered regional success in the 1970s and have become more widely known since the re-release of their material on CD.


1  Perception (Eddie Green) 14:33
2  Uzuri (Tyrone Brown) 08:48
3  Celestial Bodies (Eddie Green) 08:48
4  Ile Ife (Odean Pope) 02:44
5  Got To Be There (Elliot Willensky) 02:44


BassTyrone Brown
DrumsSherman Ferguson
GuitarNorman Harris
Electric PianoEddie Green
SynthesizerPatrick Gleeson
FluteOdean Pope
SaxOdean Pope
CongasFarel Johnson
PercussionBilly Hart
PercussionFarel Johnson
PercussionSherman Ferguson

Other Musicians

5 Got To Be There

BassAnthony Jackson
PercussionLarry Washington

Liner Notes

Producer – Skip Drinkwater, Dennis Wilen

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