FLIP PHILLIPS

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Flip Phillips (February 26, 1915 — August 17, 2001) was a jazz tenor saxophone and clarinet player. He is best remembered for his work with Jazz at the Philharmonic from 1946 to 1957.

Over a long career, he played on many albums, retired to Florida for fifteen years, came back to music, and recorded a CD for Verve Records when he was in his 80s. Phillips performed in a variety of genres, not just jazz. These include bebop, mainstream jazz, swing music, jump blues and East Coast blues.

In the mid-40s, Phillips was one of the anchors of the Woody Herman band, prior to going out on his own and prior to joining JATP. He also played with the Woodchoppers, a small spin-off group that Herman led. His deep, strong and articulate playing with a very full sound contrasted him to his successors such as Stan Getz in the subsequent
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Flip Wails: Best of Verve YearsFlip Wails: Best of Verve Years
Polygram Records 1994
$79.98
$10.46 (used)
Four Classic Albums PlusFour Classic Albums Plus
Imports 2012
$19.91
$14.98 (used)
Try a Little TendernessTry a Little Tenderness
Reissued
Chiaroscuro Records 1995
$8.10
$2.34 (used)
A Sound InvestmentA Sound Investment
Concord Records 1990
$39.99
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FLIP PHILLIPS Discography

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FLIP PHILLIPS Flip Phillips Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flip Phillips Quartet
Bop 1953
FLIP PHILLIPS Jumping Moods album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jumping Moods
Bop 1954
FLIP PHILLIPS Flip album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flip
Bop 1956
FLIP PHILLIPS Flip Wails album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flip Wails
Bop 1956
FLIP PHILLIPS Swinging With Flip album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swinging With Flip
Bop 1956
FLIP PHILLIPS The Flip Phillips Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Flip Phillips Quintet
Bop 1957
FLIP PHILLIPS Revisited album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Revisited
Bop 1965
FLIP PHILLIPS Phillips’ Head (aka Spanish Eyes) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Phillips’ Head (aka Spanish Eyes)
Bop 1975
FLIP PHILLIPS Together Flip & Woody album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Together Flip & Woody
Big Band 1978
FLIP PHILLIPS Flipenstein album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flipenstein
Bop 1981
FLIP PHILLIPS A Sound Investment album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Sound Investment
Bop 1987
FLIP PHILLIPS A Real Swinger album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Real Swinger
Bop 1988
FLIP PHILLIPS Try A Little Tenderness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Try A Little Tenderness
Bop 1992
FLIP PHILLIPS Swing Is The Thing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing Is The Thing
Bop 2000

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FLIP PHILLIPS Flip In Florida album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flip In Florida
Bop 1973
FLIP PHILLIPS Cookin' At The Beowulf album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cookin' At The Beowulf
Bop 1978
FLIP PHILLIPS Live! At The Beowulf album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live! At The Beowulf
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1978
FLIP PHILLIPS Claw-Live At The 1986 Floating Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Claw-Live At The 1986 Floating Jazz Festival
Bop 1991

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FLIP PHILLIPS A Melody From The Sky album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Melody From The Sky
Bop 1975
FLIP PHILLIPS Jazz At The Philharmonic - Norgran Blues 1950 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz At The Philharmonic - Norgran Blues 1950
Bop 1983
FLIP PHILLIPS Flip Phillips - Complete 1947-1951 Verve Master Takes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flip Phillips - Complete 1947-1951 Verve Master Takes
Bop 2002

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