|LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING
Mike Phillips' new self-titled album is now available. The album features the Smooth Jazz radio hit "City Lights", a collaboration with Brian McKnight "Endlessly", and Mikes' dramatic interpretation of "Lift Every Voice And Sing" also known as the Black National Anthem.
In celebration of Juneteenth becoming an official federal holiday...saxophonist Mike Phillips has released his rendition of the iconic song "Lift Every Voice And Sing" with The SRG-ILS Group. The song is released with a lyric video, driving the importance of the powerful words home.
World renowned saxophonist Mike Phillips is back with a new single "City Lights"! One of the most electrifying instrumentalists today, Mike is the first musician signed by Michael Jordan to the Nike Jordan Brand, home of the Air Jordan, and is the only musician in the world to have recorded and toured with the legendary "Big Three" of American soul and pop music: Michael Jackson, Prince, and Stevie Wonder, not only as a member of the band, but as a featured soloist.
The song was written by SRG/ILS CEO Claude Villani, "I had the melody for City Lights in my head for years and one day I played it for Mike and he really connected with it and well, the rest is history."
"The CEO of SRG who is a musician and who went to Berklee College of Music and who takes music seriously, has a keen understanding and love for music and I'm honored to take a song that he wrote over 40 years ago and bring it to life with the assistance of producer Hamilton Hardin," shares Mike Phillips.
|FLAVA IN YA EAR RADIO SHOW
Preparing food that is not only great tasting, but presented in an exquisite way is the job of a great culinary artist. Using various ingredients, they insert their creative talents & their visionary eye, coupled with the right dose of seasoning to execute a delightful dish that satisfies our palate. Saxophonist Mike Phillips utilizes those same creative gifts to curate a show full of amazing music seasoned with engaging stories, in depth interviews, fun facts and more. He takes us on a musical journey where we are sure to enjoy a potent, but perfect mix of music and news that quenches our insatiable hunger for great music. With over 20 years in the industry, Mike has a musical repertoire that allows him to help cultivate our love for music while enlightening us on our favorite artists.
|IN THE NEWS
theurbanmusicscene.com - Jazz Saxophonist Mike Phillips Releases New Single “City Lights”
For The Win (USA Today) - People loved this saxophone version of the national anthem, and so did a bald eagle