Phil Robson

Instruments: Electronics | Guitar

Phil Robson is a multi-award-winning guitarist & composer, originally from the UK who relocated to New York City in 2015 for five years and is currently based in Ireland. He has led bands featuring jazz legends such as David Liebman, Mark Turner, Billy Hart, James Genus, Marc Copland & many more as well as working as a sideman with Kenny Wheeler, Barbra Streisand, Steve Lacy, Charles Earland, Donny McCaslin, Django Bates, The BBC Big Band, Ingrid Jenson, Phil Woods, Mike Gibbs, Bob Brookmeyer, Steve Wilson and a hugely diverse spectrum of internationally renowned artists.

In Europe he is renowned as the co-leader of the cult UK band ‘Partisans’ with

saxophonist Julian Siegel which ran for 23 years as well as for his work with his partner, the great singer/songwriter Christine Tobin.


In New York he is best known for his collaboration with the master saxophonist/composer Jed Levy.


He’s also a ‘Whirlwind Recordings’ and ‘Lyte Records’ artist with highly acclaimed albums who performs at major venues and festivals around the world.


“Robson performs impeccably throughout, whether he’s contributing chordal washes in support, or taking the spotlight for some intricate, fluid solos of his own.” AllAboutJazz


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