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Simon Phillips

Simon Phillips
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England
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Simon Phillips (born 6 February 1957) is an English jazz, pop, and rock drummer songwriter, and producer, best known for his studio and session work with seminal English rock acts throughout the 70s and 80s and for being the drummer for Toto from 1992 to 2014. In addition to being a sought-after studio player, he has a number of releases under his own name.
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http://www.simon-phillips.com
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Releases on file (55)
Ray Russell — Fluid Architecture Ray Russell — Fluid Architecture
(Cuneiform Rune 483, 2020, CD / DL)
Intelligent Music Project V — Life Motion Intelligent Music Project V — Life Motion
(Intelligent Music , 2020, CD)
Steve Hackett — At the Edge of Light Steve Hackett — At the Edge of Light
(Inside Out Music , 2019, CD / LP / DL)
DarWin — Origin of Species DarWin — Origin of Species
(Origin of Species OOS5, 2019, CD / DL)
Intelligent Music Project IV — Sorcery Inside Intelligent Music Project IV — Sorcery Inside
(Intelligent Music , 2019, CD)
Antoine Fafard — Proto Mundi Antoine Fafard — Proto Mundi
(Timeless Momentum TM20171, 2017, 2CD)
Simon Phillips — Protocol 4 Simon Phillips — Protocol 4
(Phantom Recordings UCCU-1546, 2017, CD)
Hiromi Uehara — Spark Hiromi Uehara — Spark
(Telarc TEL-38247-02, 2016, CD)
Simon Phillips — Protocol III Simon Phillips — Protocol III
(Phantom Recordings no#, 2015, CD)
Intelligent Music Project III — Touching the Divine Intelligent Music Project III — Touching the Divine
(Intelligent Music IMPCD03, 2015, CD)
Intelligent Music Project II — My Kind o' Lovin' Intelligent Music Project II — My Kind o' Lovin'
(Intelligent Music IMPCD02, 2014, CD)
Simon Phillips — Protocol II Simon Phillips — Protocol II
(Phantom Recordings no#, 2014, CD)
Antoine Fafard — Occultus Tramitis Antoine Fafard — Occultus Tramitis
(Unicorn Digital UNCR-5087, 2013, CD)
Hiromi / The Trio Project featuring Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips — Move Hiromi / The Trio Project featuring Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips — Move
(Telarc TEL-33814-02, 2012, CD)
Trilok Gurtu with Simon Phillips / NDR Big Band — 21 Spices Trilok Gurtu with Simon Phillips / NDR Big Band — 21 Spices
(Mig Music MIG 80012, 2011, CD)
Steve Hackett — Beyond the Shrouded Horizon Steve Hackett — Beyond the Shrouded Horizon
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 348, 2011, 2CD)
Hiromi — Voice Hiromi — Voice
(Telarc TEL-32819-02, 2011, CD)
Ray Russell — Goodbye Svengali Ray Russell — Goodbye Svengali
(Cuneiform Rune 223, 2006, CD)
Rocket Scientists — Revolution Road Rocket Scientists — Revolution Road
(Think Tank TTMD-1050, 2006, 2CD)
Various Artists — Modern Drummer Presents Volume One - Drum Nation Various Artists — Modern Drummer Presents Volume One - Drum Nation
(Magna Carta MA-9065-2, 2004, CD)
Ryo Okumoto — Coming Through Ryo Okumoto — Coming Through
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 110, 2002, CD)
Asia  — Aura Asia — Aura
(Acadia ACAM 8176, 2000/2007, 2CD)
Various Artists — Encores, Legends & Paradox - A Tribute to the Music of ELP Various Artists — Encores, Legends & Paradox - A Tribute to the Music of ELP
(Magna Carta MA-9026-2, 1999, CD)
Simon Phillips — Out of the Blue Simon Phillips — Out of the Blue
(Lipstick LIP8964-2, 1999, CD)
Simon Phillips — Another Lifetime Simon Phillips — Another Lifetime
(Magna Carta MA-9033-2, 1997/1999, CD)
John Wetton — Arkangel John Wetton — Arkangel
(Renaissance RMED00114, 1997/1999, CD)
Michael Zentner — Playtime Michael Zentner — Playtime
(Warped WR 88008-2, 1995, CD)
Simon Phillips — Symbiosis Simon Phillips — Symbiosis
(Lipstick LIP 8936-2, 1995, CD)
John Wetton — Battle Lines John Wetton — Battle Lines
(Eclipse 084-46552, 1994, CD)
Jack Bruce — Cities of the Heart Jack Bruce — Cities of the Heart
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 22428, 1994/2014, 2CD)
Asia — Aqua Asia — Aqua
(Inside Out Music 0500922, 1992/2010, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Heaven's Open Mike Oldfield — Heaven's Open
(Caroline CAR49386, 1991/2000, CD)
Simon Phillips — Protocol Simon Phillips — Protocol
(Food for Thought GRUB 10M, 1988, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Islands Mike Oldfield — Islands
(Geffen Records GCD-352-2, 1987/1999, CD)
Phil Manzanera — Guitarissimo Phil Manzanera — Guitarissimo
(E.G. Records EGCD 69, 1986, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Discovery Mike Oldfield — Discovery
(Caroline CAR 1851, 1984/2000, CD)
Ric Sanders — Whenever Ric Sanders — Whenever
(Waterfront WF 021, 1984, LP)
Mike Oldfield — Crises Mike Oldfield — Crises
(Caroline CAR 1850, 1983/2000, CD)
Jon Anderson — Animation Jon Anderson — Animation
(Atlantic SD 19355, 1982, LP)
Toyah — The Changeling Toyah — The Changeling
(Connoisseur EVSOP CD 264, 1982/1999, CD)
Camel — The Single Factor Camel — The Single Factor
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2156, 1982/2009, CD)
Roxy Music — Flesh + Blood Roxy Music — Flesh + Blood
(Virgin ROXYCD8, 1980/1999, CD)
Stanley Clarke — Rocks, Pebbles and Sand Stanley Clarke — Rocks, Pebbles and Sand
(Epic EK 36506, 1980/1991, CD)
Mike Rutherford — Smallcreep's Day Mike Rutherford — Smallcreep's Day
(Virgin CASCD1149, 1980/1989, CD)
Jon Anderson — Song of Seven Jon Anderson — Song of Seven
(Wounded Bird WOU 6021, 1980/2006, CD)
Jeff Beck — There and Back Jeff Beck — There and Back
(Epic EK 35684, 1980/1986, CD)
Toyah — Toyah! Toyah! Toyah! Toyah — Toyah! Toyah! Toyah!
(Cherry Red CDM RED 299, 1980/2006, CD)
Gordon Giltrap — Fear of the Dark Gordon Giltrap — Fear of the Dark
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2402 , 1978/2013, CD)
Phil Manzanera — K-Scope Phil Manzanera — K-Scope
(E.G. Records EGCD 37, 1978/1990, CD)
Gary Boyle —  The Dancer Gary Boyle — The Dancer
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2307, 1977/2012, CD)
Phil Manzanera / 801 — Listen Now Phil Manzanera / 801 — Listen Now
(Virgin EXPCD17, 1977/2000, CD)
Gordon Giltrap — Perilous Journey Gordon Giltrap — Perilous Journey
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2401, 1977/2013, CD)
801 — 801 Live 801 — 801 Live
(E.G. Records EGLP 26, 1976, LP)
Dave Greenslade — Cactus Choir Dave Greenslade — Cactus Choir
(Edsel EDSA 5036, 1976/2014, CD)
Gordon Giltrap — Visionary Gordon Giltrap — Visionary
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2400, 1976/2014, CD)

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