ANNE PHILLIPS, singer, composer, arranger, conductor, producer, has been active in almost every area of the music business. She began her career as a singer/pianist in clubs such as No. 1 Fifth Avenue, on television with the Ray Charles Singers, and on hundreds of recording sessions with such artists as Burt Bacharach, Carole King and Mahalia Jackson. As a soloist, her classic album, "Born to Be Blue" has recently been re-released to rave reviews. On her most recent CD, "Ballet Time," she sings with such old friends as Dave Brubeck and Marian McPartland.

Anne is widely known in the industry as the writer/arranger/producer of many national commercials among them "
Taste That Beats The Others Cold" for Pepsi Cola which she arranged and produced for such rock stars as the Four Tops, and Martha and the Vandellas. Some of her memorable melodies won her Cleo, Pen and Ink and Cannes Film Festival awards.

 Her show, "Bending Towards The Light...A Jazz Nativity," the Christmas story told through the medium of jazz, has starred such greats as Dave Brubeck, Lionel Hampton and Tito Puente and  has become "a new New York Christmas tradition." New York Magazine

Her musical, "Damn Everything But The Circus," book by Stephanie Braxton, music and lyrics by Anne Phillips is nearing a New York production with a reading at Playwrights Horizon in December. Her children's musical,"The Great Grey Ghost of Old Spook Lane" is performed around the country, her Easter Mass, "Sing, For The Lord Has Risen," was given its debut performance at St. Patrick's Cathedral; and another recent work "What Are We Doing To our World?" had a showcase production at The Players Club this fall. In order to introduce inner-city children to the Great American Song, Anne and her husband jazz saxophonist Bob Kindred, have begun Children's Jazz Choirs. through their not-for-profit organization,
Kindred Spirits.

Anne has been a National Trustee of NARAS, the Recording Academy, was on the faculty of the NYU Jazz Department and is a recipient of the Heart of Gold Award from the Best Friends Foundation for her work with her Children's Jazz Choirs.

Anne Phillips
170 West End Ave 16D
New York, N.Y. 10023

Tel: 212-580-2349