Phil was born and raised on the outskirts of The City: New York City!!  He has played coffee houses and bars throughout the metropolitan area both as a solo act and as a member of numerous Rock, Country and Americana bands. His songs and his interpretations of other artists material are constantly evolving as he changes rhythms and mood, incorporating African, Carribean, Reggae, Delta and Peidmont Blues, Cajun and Zydeco, Native American, Immigrated American and European folk Styles and pure 50’s Rock’n’Roll.  Phil’s Phriends are a collection of Long Island musicians who share his eclectic and diverse tastes and his insistance of making the music phun!!!