ArtistInfo Logo  ArtistInfo

Artist Portrait

Phil Upchurch

g, *1990 US, Chicago
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Phillip Upchurch

American soul - rhythm 'n' blues guitarist, born 19 July 1941 in Chicago, USA. A prominent member of the Chicago Music scene since the early 50s; a well respected teacher and instructor in addition to his performing reputation. His main body of work can be heard on projects by George Benson, Bobby Blue Bland, Natalie Cole, Aretha Franklin, Kenny G (2), Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan, Earl Klugh, Curtis Mayfield, Muddy Waters, and countless sound tracks and other projects.

  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Cyrenna on Phil Upchurch by Phil Upchurch
You Can't Sit Down - Part One on You Can't Sit Down by Phil Upchurch
Crosstown Traffic on Upchurch by Phil Upchurch
Strawberry Letter 23 on Phil Upchurch by Phil Upchurch
Black Gold on Upchurch by Phil Upchurch
You Can't Sit Down - Part Two on You Can't Sit Down by Phil Upchurch
Darkness, Darkness on Darkness Darkness by Phil Upchurch
Superfly on Impressions of Curtis Mayfield by Jazz Soul Seven
You've Got A Friend on Darkness Darkness by Phil Upchurch
It's All Right on Impressions of Curtis Mayfield by Jazz Soul Seven

Track list and 30sec audio provided by

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Big Hit DancesPhil Upchurch2014Compil.
The Hog / That's Where It IsPhil Upchurch2013Single
AnthologyPhil Upchurch2003Compil.
In ConcertPhil Upchurch2003Album
Tell The TruthPhil Upchurch2001Album
Love Is StrangePhil Upchurch1995Album
Love Is StrangeChaka Khan & Phil Upchurch1995Single
Who Say DJ Can't Play Jazz?Loving Power Featuring Wilton Felder, Melvin "Wah Wah" Watson, Phil Upchurch, Larry Dunn & John Robinson1993Album
Whatever Happened To The BluesPhil Upchurch1992Album
The Tide Keeps Lifting MePhil Upchurch1992Single
All I WantPhil Upchurch1991Album
Midnite BluePhil Upchurch1991Album
The L.A. Jazz QuintetL.A. Jazz Quintet - Phil Upchurch • Brandon Fields • Bobby Lyle • Brian Bromberg • Harvey Mason1986Album
CompanionsPhil Upchurch1985Album
Where Do We Go From Here / Name Of The GamePhil Upchurch with Marlena Shaw1984Single
Name Of The GamePhil Upchurch1983Album
You Can't Sit Down / ReunionPhil Upchurch1983Album
When And If I Fall In LovePhil Upchurch Featuring Kevin Henry1983Album
RevelationPhil Upchurch1982Album
Midnight Blue / Groovin' SlowPhil Upchurch1982Single
Free & EasyPhil Upchurch1982Album
You Can't Sit DownPhil Upchurch1981Single
Phil UpchurchPhil Upchurch1978Album
Strawberry Letter 23 / Foolin' AroundPhil Upchurch1978Single
Upchurch/TennysonPhil Upchurch / Tennyson Stephens1975Album
Ave MariaPhil Upchurch & Tennyson Stephens1975Single
Lovin' FeelingPhil Upchurch1973Album
Darkness, DarknessPhil Upchurch1972Album
Darkness, DarknessPhil Upchurch1972Single
The Way We FeelRamsey Lewis, Phil Upchurch1971Album
The Way We FeelRamsey Lewis / Phil Upchurch1971Compil.
You Don't Have To Know / SoftlyPhil Upchurch1970Single
UpchurchPhil Upchurch1969Album
The Way I FeelPhil Upchurch1969Album
Feeling BluePhil Upchurch1968Album
The Big Hit DancesPhil Upchurch1962Album
Organ Grinder's Twist / The PersianPhil Upchurch1962Single
You Can't Sit Down Part TwoPhil Upchurch1961Album
Feeling Blue / Muscle SoulPhil UpchurchSingle
ArtistInfo App
ArtistInfo for iOS and ArtistInfo for Mac are presenting musicians, composers and producers that are envolved in the musical work that you are listening to in Apple Music, iTunes, or Spotify. Discover new music via the network among artists. Manage your favorite musicians and albums via iCloud and share recommendations with your friends via email, AirDrop, or Social Media.

App Store Logo     Mac App Store Logo

To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership.
Universal Link:
ArtistInfo Community
Most seen topics within ArtistInfo:

Top 10 Artists    Top 20 Albums
What others are currently looking for:

Recent Artists    Recent Albums

ArtistInfo Logo ArtistInfo by Metason © 2015-2020 Metason Logo