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     Simon Phillips
 
 

Born: Jun 2, 1957
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Jazz-Rock, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Fusion
Instruments: Drums

An innovative, aggressive drummer, Simon Phillips embarked on his musical career at an early age. He showed affinity for the drums quickly - beginning with a toy kit at age four, moving on to a snare and cymbal set at six; by age 12, Phillips was performing and recording with his father's Dixieland jazz band.

After his father's death, Phillips left the jazz band and began exploring other musical styles, including rock and musicals. A gig as a drummer for a production of Jesus Christ Superstar led to session work, drumming on the demos of various cast members. As his connections in the music scene grew, so did his session credits: From the '70s onward, Phillips performed with prominent rock and jazz artists like Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, Gil Evans, Stanley Clark, Frank Zappa, and Peter Gabriel.

By 1997, however, Phillips was ready to lead his own band. Joined by a cast of seasoned rock and jazz musicians including guitarists Ray Russell and Andy Timmons, saxophonist Wendell Brooks, bassist Anthony Jackson, and percussionist Peter Michael Escovedo, Phillips began touring as a bandleader. This lineup also recorded Phillips' 1997 album Another Lifetime. Three years later, Vantage Point was released.

- Heather Phares (All Music Guide)


Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.simon-phillips.com Official website. Biography, news, release
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Phillips About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Phillips About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
   
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Simon Phillips - 'Another Lifetime' - 1977, Magna Carta
  как соисполнитель ...
 Hiromi - 'Move' - 2012, Telarc
 Nils - 'City Groove' - 2012, Baja Records
 Jeff Richman - 'Live At The Baked Potato Vol.1' - 2001, Tone Center
 Joe Satriani - 'Flying In A Blue Dream' - 1989, Relativity, Epic
 Joe Satriani - 'The Extremist' - 1992, Epic
 Joe Satriani - 'Time Machine' - 1993, Sony
 Tears For Fears - 'The Seeds Of Love' - 1974, Fontana, Dora
 Steve Weingart - 'Dialogue' - 2011, Steve Weingart & Renee Jones
 Kirk Whalum - 'Roundtrip' - 2007, Rendezvous Entertainment
 


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