Our guest artist for the February 17, 2019 concert will be Vocalist Marc Phillips.
Marc Phillips is a musician and songwriter. He grew up in Jasper, playing piano, trumpet and french horn. He also sang in his church and school choirs. He continued his musical studies in classical guitar at Jefferson State Community College and voice at Birmingham-Southern College.
Phillips joined the band Hotel as a vocalist and keyboard player. He wrote many of the songs on their MCA albums, “Hotel and Half Moon Silver”.
In 1981 he and Tommy Calton put together the band that became, at Phillips’ suggestion, Split the Dark. He is more well known currently for the band Marc Phillips and Groove Daddy.
In 1989 Phillips and Joel Bouchillon founded Airwave Recording Studios. His production work has included pieces for Alabama’s Sesquicentennial, a ballet (“Seasons”) commissioned by the Birmingham Ballet Company, and several award-winning advertising campaigns for United Way, South Central Bell, and Toys for Tots.
He has also written many songs recorded by national artists, such as “Hold On To The Night”, recorded by James Ingram and by Dan Hill. In 2003 Phillips released a solo album of Christian music called “Color Me His”.
Marc is also a throat cancer survivor.
Sunday afternoon, February 17, 2019
Gates open at 2:30, Concert begins at 3:00.
John Carroll Catholic High School Auditorium
Hosted by the John Carroll Band Parents Organization.
No advance tickets, admission is “at the door”
Adults and Seniors – $7.
Students from any school or college $3.
This is the 3rd of 4 SuperJazz concerts this season.
The 4th and final concert of the season will be on Sunday, May 5, 2019.