Flip Phillips

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Birthday
26, 1915
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Aug 17, 2001 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1915
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Aug 17, 2001 (86)

About

Member of Jazz at the Philharmonic from 1946 to 1957. He has played jazz tenor saxophone and clarinet.

Before Fame

He performed with the Woody Herman band in the 1940s and the spinoff band, the Woodchoppers.

Trivia

He retired for fifteen years in Florida but went back to recording music while in his eighties.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Brooklyn.

Associated With

He recorded for Verve with many different artists, including Ray Brown.