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Phil Markowitz: Catalysis

Phil Markowitz is best known for his four-year tenure with Chet Baker. His distinctive, crystalline piano is crucial to Baker albums like Broken Wing and Love for Sale. That was 30 years ago. There are probably people who wonder whatever became of Phil Markowitz.

He has been gigging as a sideman, receiving compositional grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, teaching at the Manhattan School of Music, and recording infrequently as a leader on small labels.

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