Sept ’17: New Dog & Duck trio album launch – Sun 3rd Sept ’17

The new Dog & Duck trio album, DownBeat, will be launched on Sunday 3rd Sept, at the monthly jazz session at the Dog & Duck pub, in Linton, Cambridgeshire.

The album was recorded, mixed, mastered, and designed by repmusic in the repmusic studio. All video footage and editing was also done by repmusic.

The album features Robin Phillips on piano and vocals, Jim Free on sax, and Louis Thorne on bass.

See below for two videos from the studio sessions. The album will be available to buy via this website soon.

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Jul ’17 news: Tribute to Nat King Cole trio at Annie’s Jazz on 1st Aug

Robin will perform in trio format at Annie’s Jazz at Thorpe Hall Golf Club, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 3AT, on Tuesday 1st August, recreating the classic line-up favoured by Nat King Cole of piano/vocals, guitar and bass. For the performance, the trio, featuring Louis Thorne on guitar and Jay Darwish on bass, will delve into Nat’s unbelievable collection of songs…

Click here for the Annie’s Jazz Facebook page..

Feb ’17 news: Additional Pinstripe performances at Oriole, London

repmusic’s energetic speakeasy swing band Pinstripe Reduit wil be increasing its regular performances at Oriole bar in Smithfield, London, from January 2017. The band will now perform at this world-leading cocktail venue every 1st Saturday (including a late set) as well as every 2nd Thursday.

Pinstripe Reduit is the quartet line-up of Pinstripe Suit, which has performed at Oriole’s sister bar, Nightjar in Hoxton, for over five years.

Click here to see more information about Pinstripe Suit and Reduit.

Sept ’16 news: Anita Wardell with Robin Phillips Trio at Cambridge Jazz Festival

We’re really excited to announce that world-class jazz vocalist Anita Wardell will be joining the Robin Phillips Trio for a special vocal jazz performance as part of the Cambridge Jazz Festival on 21st November 2016.

The performance will take place at the newly refurbished Gonville Hotel in Cambridge and tickets can include a three-course meal with priority seating. The Robin Phillips Trio will include Jay Darwish on acoustic bass and Alex Best on drums.

At the performance the trio will perform some of their arrangements to kick things off. Then Anita will join the band for some solo numbers, before the vocalists end each set with duets such as the those that appeared on Robin’s 2014 ‘Sing. Play.. for Pleasure’ album.

There will also be a singers masterclass on Sunday 20th November where Anita and Robin will share tips and tricks learned over decades of jazz performance, as well as look at how singers can take more control in performances and become part of the band. Participants will also be able to try out these skills with the same trio that will be performing on the following evening.

Click here for more information on the performance – Mon 21st November 2016.

Click here for more information on the workshop – Sun 20th November 2016.

Click here to see a music video featuring Anita and Robin.


April ’16 news: Robin Phillips Trio returns to Crazy Coqs late night jazz

The Robin Phillips Trio will perform at Crazy Coqs jazz club in Brasserie Zedel, Piccadilly Circus, as part of the club’s Late Night Jazz programme, on Saturday 23rd April.

The trio will feature Robin with Matt Skelton on drums and Jay Darwish on bass, the same musicians that perform on Robin’s latest album (see other news post).

Visit the Crazy Coqs website for more information and to buy tickets.

April ’16 news: New white piano shell

repmusic has added a white piano shell to the existing black one.

This addition means clients can choose between a white or black shell for a piano performance, but also means repmusic now offers both as part of its Duelling Piano performances. The shells will also be available to hire in 2016.

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April ’16 news: PianoCam videos via Twitter & Instagram

People can get a bandstand view of gigs via the many PianoCam video clips that Robin posts online each week to the various repmusic Twitter and Instagram feeds.

Check out the relevant feed to see videos:

repmusic: or @repmusicLtd
Instagram: @repmusicIG

Robin Phillips: or @RobinPjazz

Pinstripe Suit Swing Band: or @pinstripeswing

Robin P-iano pop and piano bar performances: or @RobinPiano

April ’16 news: New jazz trio album from Robin Phillips

The new album from Robin Phillips is now available to buy online.

The album was recorded live at Pizza Express The Pheasantry jazz club in London and features Robin with Matt Skelton on drums and Jay Darwish on bass.

The new album is available at iTunes and Google Play and also at CD Baby where you can find more information on the album: The album can also be purchased at gigs through a download card.

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