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Phillip Johnston / Coolerators

Phillip Johnston / Coolerators
Country
United States
Profile
Phillip Johnston is an American saxophone player, born 22 January 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. In addition to leading his own groups, he has been a member of Fast 'n' Bulbous, Microscopic Septet, and other bands.
Website
http://phillipjohnston.com
Related articles (5)
Releases on file (9)
Phillip Johnston — The Adventures of Prince Achmed Phillip Johnston — The Adventures of Prince Achmed
(Bandcamp Asynchronous 002, 2018, CD / DL)
Phillip Johnston and the Coolerators — Diggin' Bones Phillip Johnston and the Coolerators — Diggin' Bones
(Asynchronous 003, 2018, CD / DL)
The Microscopic Septet — Been up So Long It Looks Like down to Me The Microscopic Septet — Been up So Long It Looks Like down to Me
(Cuneiform Rune 425, 2017, CD)
The Microscopic Septet — Friday the Thirteenth The Microscopic Septet — Friday the Thirteenth
(Cuneiform Rune 310, 2011, CD)
Fast 'n' Bulbous — Waxed Oop Fast 'n' Bulbous — Waxed Oop
(Cuneiform Rune 277, 2009, CD)
Microscopic Septet — Lobster Leaps In Microscopic Septet — Lobster Leaps In
(Cuneiform Rune 272, 2008, CD)
The Microscopic Septet — Surrealistic Swing: The History of the Micros, Vol. 2 The Microscopic Septet — Surrealistic Swing: The History of the Micros, Vol. 2
(Cuneiform Rune 238/239, 2006, 2CD)
Fast 'n' Bulbous — Pork Chop Blue around the Rind Fast 'n' Bulbous — Pork Chop Blue around the Rind
(Cuneiform Rune 205, 2005, CD)
The Microscopic Septet — Seven Men in Neckties: The History of the Micros, Vol. 1 The Microscopic Septet — Seven Men in Neckties: The History of the Micros, Vol. 1
(Cuneiform Rune 236/237, 1985/2006, 2CD)

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