CCM trumpeter/singer Phil Driscoll was created November 9, 1947 in Seattle, and by age three had been playing a plastic material trombone and Hawaiian slack acoustic guitar. While a freshman at Baylor University or college he created the school’s 1st jazz band, so that as a sophomore documented his first recording, 1969’s Some Trumpet, using the Stockholm Symphony Orchestra. During his older year, Driscoll required top honors within the CBS tv talent-search series The All American University Bowl for twelve weeks operating, once even defeating the aspiring pop duo of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter; after completing 1970’s Blowin’ a fresh Mind he relocated into secular pop music, composing materials for functions including Joe Cocker, Stephen Stills, Bloodstream, Perspiration & Tears and Leon Russell. Driscoll came back towards the Christian music flip with 1981’s A DECADE After, and with 1983’s I Exalt Thee have scored a Dove Prize for Instrumental Record Of the entire year aswell as Grammy nomination in the very best Gospel/Pop Record category. Both 1985’s Power of Praise and 1987’s Make Us One had taken house Dove Awards aswell, and in the years to check out Driscoll lent his soulful, pop-influenced audio to from children’s music (1989’s Gabe and the good thing Gang) to patriotic materials (1990’s Celebrate Independence) to R&B (1990’s Innerman) to seasonal favorites (1993’s The Audio of Xmas). In 1996 he extended into the tv ministry using the present The Tone of voice of Compliment; that same calendar year, the record A Different Guy launched the strike “Christ Remains to be.” Driscoll also turned to nation music with 1997’s Glimmer the Light; Basic Song followed 2 yrs afterwards, and in the springtime of 2000 he released two brand-new LPs, Connected In and Calm.