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Sid Phillips


b. 14 June 1902, London, Britain, d. 23 Might 1973, Chertsey, Surrey, Britain. Deeply mixed up in music business from child years, Phillips performed clarinet in a variety of rings, including one led by his brothers, and in addition worked well in music posting as well as for record businesses. In the first 30s he was personnel arranger for the favorite music group led by Bert Ambrose and later on joined up with the music group. He also started leading his personal small group within the 30s, nonetheless it was the rings he led from 1949 onwards that constructed his status. Broadcasting regularly on the air, Phillips also documented, and his music group became among the best-known dixieland organizations in the united kingdom. At fine music artists he employed at once or another had been George Shearing, Kenny Ball and Tommy Whittle. A gutsy, full-toned clarinettist, Phillips was also a skilful arranger and made up jazz-orientated dance music and several traditional works. Adjustments in popular flavor meant that from your 60s onwards his music had not been in great demand, but he continuing operating until his loss of life in 1973.

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Died September 26, 2015, Mobile, Alabama, United States
Profession Music Arranger, Bandleader, Clarinetist
Nationality English
Siblings Katharine Phillips, John Phillips
Music Songs Boogie Man, Is It True What They Say About Dixie, Silver Dollar, Flapper Rag, Hard Hearted Hannah, I Found A New Baby, The Trouble With Love Is, Sleepy Time Gal, Tzena, Tzena, Tzena, I'm A Ding Dong Daddy, You've Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night, My Honey's Lovin' Arms, Disillusioned, I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise, Straton Street Strut, Make Love To Me, Stop Ringing My Bell, Palais de Danse, Sensation Rag, A Penny A Song, Toy Town Parade, Is It True What They Say, Just One Of Those Things, Sugar Foot Stomp, 's Wonderful, Clarinet Marmalade, Walkin' To Missouri, Chicago, What's the Reason I'm Not Pleasing You, Canadian Capers, Jazz Me Blues, When The Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbing Along
Albums A Night On The Town, Big Swing Dance, Sid Phillips and his Band, Swing Rhythm (Digitally Remastered), The Great American Songbook, The Centenary Collection, Down The Dixieland Highway, Boogie Man

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