Photography courtesy of Taryn Dudley .

Photography courtesy of Taryn Dudley .

Phil Simmonds

With over a decade of experience in the music industry from a touring and performing musician with Jessie J, Rae Morris, Christophe Willem, Leona Lewis, Willow Smith to Musical Director for Conrad Sewell (300/Warner), Angel Haze (Republic/Island), Zak Abel (Atlantic), Madilyn Bailey. Recording with CeeLo Green & incognito. Producing and Writing records for Eryn Allen Kane, Betty Wright, Sophia Bastian, Mondo Marcio & William. Having music featured in TV shows such as Shameless (Showtime) & Good Trouble (FreeForm).

Phil also founded one of London’s most successful and longest running live nights - The W3 sessions at Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club. In 2014 his band “Bassment Project” released their Debut album (Featuring Betty Wright & Rizzle Kicks) and EP’s through his own “Grand Tone Records” - With supporting tours alongside Rizzle Kicks, The Brand New Heavies and Lettuce. TV appearances in the UK and Europe including Headlining the San Javier Jazz Festival alongside Booker T and Michel Camilo.

In 2018 he released his concept records “The Chronicles of Saint Arc” with shows throughout America and the UK. Co-wrote and Produced the next Eryn Allen Kane LP including the single “Feel The Need” - Released in September 2018.

In 2019 Phil has been hosting the Late Late show’s at Ronnie Scotts with a curated evening of improv with some of London’s most celebrated musicians. With a large amount of music from varied exciting projects set for release this year.