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Flip Phillips

ts, sax, 1915-2001 US, Brooklyn
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Joseph Edward Filipelli

Flip Phillips (March 26, 1915 – August 17, 2001) was an American jazz tenor saxophone and clarinet player. He is best remembered for his work with Norman Granz's Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts from 1946 to 1957.

  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Singin' In The Rain on Flip Wails: The Best Of The Verve Years by Flip Phillips
Funky Blues - Edited Version on Tease: The Beat Of Burlesque by Various Artists
Love Story on Cool Jazz For Hot Nights by Various Artists
The Very Thought of You on Jazz for a Sunday Morning - Relaxing Jazz by Various Artists
I'll Never Be The Same on Flip Wails: The Best Of The Verve Years by Flip Phillips
Medley:The Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite on Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve by Charlie Parker
For All We Know on Swing Is The Thing! by Flip Phillips
Perdido - Live At Carnegie Hall, New York / 1947 on The Complete Jazz At The Philharmonic On Verve 1944-1949 by Various Artists
Singin' The Blues (Till My Daddy Comes Home) on Flip Wails: The Best Of The Verve Years by Flip Phillips
Carioca on Buddy 100 by Buddy Rich

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Title Artist Year Type
The Claw: Live at the Floating Jazz FestivalFlip Phillips2018Album
Jazz Ballads 17: Tenor GiantsDexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, Sonny Stitt, Illinois Jacquet, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims and Flip Phillips2004Compil.
Mayhem In ManhattanIllinois Jacquet Vs Flip Phillips2003Compil.
Flip Philllips Celebrates His 80th Birthday At The March of Jazz 1995Flip Phillips2003Album
Flip Phillips Celebrates His 80th Birthday At The March of Jazz 1995Flip Phillips2003Album
At The Helm (Live At The 1993 Floating Jazz Festival)Flip Phillips2002Album
Keep On Flippin' (Vol. III 1952)Flip Phillips2001Compil.
Crazy 'bout Flip (Vol. I 1947-1949)Flip Phillips2001Compil.
Hootie!Jay McShann's Trio With Special Guests David "Fathead" Newman, Flip Phillips, Phil Woods2000Album
Swing Is The ThingFlip Phillips2000Album
The Complete Verve/Clef Charlie Ventura & Flip Phillips Studio SessionsCharlie Ventura, Flip Phillips1998Compil.
Spanish EyesKenny Davern, Flip Phillips1998Album
Jazz At The Philarmonic-Frankfurt 1952Lester Young, Flip Phillips, Roy Eldridge, Hank Jones, Ray Brown, Max Roach1997Album
Spanish EyesFlip Phillips1997Album
Flip Phillips Celebrates His 80th Birthday At The March of Jazz 1995Flip Phillips1996Album
Ow! (All Star Jam Sessions)Louis Bellson, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Herb Ellis, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Harris, Illinois Jacquet, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Buddy Rich, Ben Webster, Lester Young1995Album
Flip Wails: The Best Of The Verve YearsFlip Phillips1994Compil.
Try A Little Tenderness (Flip Phillips With Strings)Flip Phillips1993Album
The Legendary V Disc Masters Volume 1Red Norvo Starring Flip Phillips, Ralph Burns, Helen Ward1990Compil.
Jam Session 1955Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Buddy DeFranco, Ray Brown, Bill Harris, Louis Bellson1990Album
In A Mellow ToneBilly Butterfield Featuring Flip Phillips & Joe Kennedy1989Album
Mood IndigoBjarne Nerem, Kenny Davern, Flip Phillips1988Album
A Real SwingerFlip Phillips1988Album
A Real SwingerFlip Phillips1988Album
Alone TogetherCarol Britto With Flip Phillips & Michael Moore1987Album
A Sound InvestmentFlip Phillips & Scott Hamilton1987Album
A Melody From The SkyFlip Phillips1984Album
World ClassThe Woody Herman Big Band With Special Guests Al Cohn, Med Flory, Sal Nistico, Flip Phillips1984Album
Jazz At The Philharmonic - Norgran Blues 1950Flip Phillips, Lester Young, Buddy Rich1983Album
Classic Tenors, Vol.2Ben Webster, Flip Phillips1982Compil.
Woody Herman Presents Four Others Volume 2Al Cohn, Sal Nistico, Bill Perkins, Flip Phillips1982Album
FlipensteinFlip Phillips1981Album
Swing Into BebopBuddy Rich, Clark Terry, Chubby Jackson, Woody Herman, Red Norvo, Allen Eager, Ben Webster, Flip Phillips1979Compil.
On The TrailZoot Sims - Flip Phillips - Urbie Green - Clark Terry - Harry Edison - Victor Feldman1978Album
The Astaire StoryFred Astaire - Oscar Peterson / Barney Kessel / Charlie Shavers / Flip Phillips / Ray Brown / Alvin Stoller1978Album
Live! At The BeowulfFlip Phillips1978Album
The Astaire Story vol. 2Fred Astaire - Oscar Peterson / Barney Kessel / Charlie Shavers / Flip Phillips / Ray Brown / Alvin Stoller1978Album
TogetherFlip Phillips & Woody Herman1978Album
Cookin' At The BeowulfFlip Phillips1978Album
John & JoeKenny Davern, Flip Phillips1977Album
The Progressive Records All Star Tenor Sax SpectacularScott Hamilton, Flip Phillips, Ray Turner1977Album
Phillips' HeadFlip Phillips1975Album
Town Hall Concert Vol. 3Don Byas, Slam Stewart, Teddy Wilson, Flip Phillips1974Album
Flip Philips - RevisitedFlip Phillips1965Album
Swing With Flip PhillipsFlip Phillips1955Single
New Volume 6 (Formerly Vols.8, 9, and 10)Jazz At The Philharmonic featuring Flip Phillips, Bill Harris, Jo Jones, Illinois Jacquet, Howard McGhee, Ray Brown, Hank Jones1955Album
Jumping MoodsFlip Phillips1954Album
Jumping MoodsFlip Phillips1954Single
Swing With Flip PhillipsFlip Phillips1953Single
Swing With Flip PhillipsFlip Phillips1953Single
Collates No. 2Flip Phillips1953Album
Jazz Off The Air (WNEW - 1947), Vol. 1Roy Eldridge / Flip Phillips / Eddie Safranski / Al Casey / Specs Powell / Mike Colicchio / Mel Tormé1952Album
Flip Phillips CollatesFlip Phillips1952Album
Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam SessionRed Norvo, Flip Phillips, Teddy Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Slam Stewart1951Album
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me / Sweet And LovelyTeddy Wilson Sextet Featuring Flip Phillips1950Album
Caravan / Flying HomeFlip Phillips And Machito And His Orchestra1949Album
No NoiseFlip Phillips / Charlie Parker With Machito And His Orchestra1949Album
Flip And Jazz [Part 2] / Flip And Jazz [Part 3]Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, Specs Powell1947Album
Honeysuckle Rose / Flip And Jazz [Part 1]Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, Specs Powell1947Album
She's Funny That Way / Characteristically B.H.Bill Harris Septet Featuring Flip Phillips1945Album
The Vibes Are OnFlip Phillips, Bill HarrisAlbum
At Carnegie Hall 1946 Vol. IIWoody Herman & The Herd, Red Norvo, Chubby Jackson, Flip Phillips, Bill Harris, Pete Candoli, Sonny BermanSingle
Saxophone GiantsColeman Hawkins - Don Byas - Johnny Hodges - Barney Bigard - Lester Young - Flip Phillips - Ben Webster - Dickie Wells - Eddie HeywoodCompil.
PerdidoFlip PhillipsSingle
A Knight In The VillageBill Harris All Stars With Flip Phillips And Lennie TristanoAlbum
How High The Moon / LoverFlip Phillips, Roy Eldridge, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, Specs Powell / Mel TorméAlbum
No NoiseFlip Phillips / Charlie Parker, Machito And His OrchestraSingle
LoverFlip Phillips, Flip Phillips QuartetSingle
One Night Stand With The Flip Phillips-Buddy Rich Trio At The Bandbox New York, January 19, 1953Flip Phillips, The Buddy Rich TrioAlbum
Your Place Or Mine?Flip Phillips, Dell StatonAlbum
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