Download our mobile app now. The Fred Katz Group. He was a member of the National Symphony Orchestra. Edit Artist ; Share. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Explore releases from Fred Katz at Discogs. Members: Dick Marx, Fred Katz, Harold Gaylor, John Pisano, Paul Horn, Red Holt [a421291] Artist . Classically trained, Katz studied with Pablo Casals and won scholarships and fellowships in cello and piano. Listen to your favorite songs from The Fred Katz Group. Katz was a professor of ethnomusicology at the University of San Fernando. He studied under Pablo Casals and performed with several symphony orchestras. Born in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York City, Katz was classically trained. He was a child prodigy on both the cello and piano and performed in public as a teenager, and was drawn to the music of Manhattan nightclubs and to folk music. Marketplace 132 For Sale. Vinyl and … In his youth Katz was a Communist. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Fred Katz at the Discogs Marketplace. He was the music director for the 7th Army Headquarters, Lena Horne, Mindy Carson, Vic …