Robin Phillips (popular jazz standards performances)
Robin Phillips is one of London and the UK’s top jazz singer / pianist entertainers. A singer and pianist of equal distinction, Robin’s energetic, fun, and emotive performances make him a favourite across London’s music scene. He is a fantastic entertainer and always draws the audience in to his performances, utilising his repertoire of over 1,000 songs to delight audiences by playing requests and dedications.
His vast repertoire covers music from across the last 100 years including many of the classic songs by entertainers such as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Chet Baker, Mel Torme, Sammy Davis Jr, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, and more recent swing efforts by artists including Michael Buble and Robbie Williams.
His 2010 album ‘Old Street, New Groove’ took a range of classic jazz standards and on many added new funky arrangements to give them a fresh approach.
This knowledgeable and debonair entertainer has performed regularly across London at many of the city’s most prestigious venues, including the Savoy and Dorchester hotels, where he is a trusted performer of some of the world’s most famous people; having performed in front of celebrities including George Clooney, Will Smith, Justin Timberlake, Liam Neeson, George Michael, Barbara Streisland, Mariah Carey, Lewis Hamilton, Kate Moss, Bono, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, Stephen Fry, and many others.
STUDIO LOCKDOWN REQUESTS
During the 2020 lockdown, Robin recorded ‘Lockdown Requests’ from his studio for people to send as musical gifts, here’s one of those recordings:
Also during lockdown, Robin recorded videos for one of his residency venues, the Gonville Hotel in Cambridge:
See other videos from the Gonville Jazz series recorded during lockdown 2020:
‘Friday Night At The Cadillac Club’ at the Gonville Hotel
‘What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life’ at the Gonville Hotel
‘Nica’s Dream’ at the Gonville Hotel
‘Speak Low’ at the Gonville Hotel
‘Moonlight In Vermont’ at the Gonville Hotel
‘There Will Never Be Another You’ at the Gonville Hotel
Here are two videos from the recording of the 2017 Dog & Duck Jazz Trio ‘DownBeat’ CD (available on request):
LOCKDOWN LIVE STREAMS
During the 2020 lockdown Robin performed a number of live jazz duo streams.
Click here to see a live streamed performance from 2nd Aug 2020.
Click here to see a live streamed duo performance from 5th July 2020
LIVE THEMED PERFORMANCES
– Robin Phillips Solo – Quartet (generic)
Robin is also an arranger and bandleader performing in a variety of different ensembles and is available from solo to 7-piece swing band (Pinstripe Suit). He also performs with a range of female vocalists where the pair take turns in leading songs whilst complimenting each other with warm harmonies.
See the reviews page for a long list of testimonials from delighted clients and industry professionals.
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