Evanston, Illinois (March 23, 2017)
Simon Phillips is by far one of the world’s most renowned and respected drummers, whose style not only reflects his technical gift but also his distinct musical sensibility. Whether it is Rock, Fusion or Jazz, Simon applies the same precision and intensity to his drumming, which is never lacking in emotion and feel. (About Simon Phillips)
Simon is one of London’s most celebrated session drummers. Simon has toured and recorded with Mick Jagger, The Who, Jeff Beck, Jack Bruce, Peter Gabriel, Joe Satriani, Tears for Fears, Judas Priest, Roxy Music, Michael Schenker, Nik Kershaw, Phd., Al DiMeola, 801, Pete Townshend, Russ Ballard, Robert Palmer, Stanley Clarke, The Pretenders, Jon Anderson, Whitesnake and Dave Gilmour and many more. Simon recently completed a 2 night residency at Evanston SPACE with Hiromi: The Project Trio.
Simon gave a small master drum class March 23, 2017.
” Collection of licks is not a solo”
“Learn it one way… then learn it the other way”
“Warming up is crucial”
” Look for things that are difficult to play”
“Space… one drum at a time“