Year 2000 Phil commenced performing with Korey Livy which has
seen 4 years of successful duo, trio and band performances. He
has performed in various guest spots with Megan Carswell, Swing
Ranch and has also donated time to local country music clubs.
Phil’s developing career includes highlights such as his
’03 Tamworth debut with Korey Livy and the Australian Tim
McGraw tribute show and his first appearance at the 2004 Brisbane
steel guitar festival.
Phil’s pedal steel of choice is his custom
modified Sho-Bud D10 - 8 floor pedals / 11 knee levers.
Phil is a sincere and dedicated player who shows excellent dexterity
and a well educated understanding of his instrument. A passionate
instrumentalist who will enhance every aspect of any live stage
Musical Influences - Feral Swing Katz, Aussie country, Dixie Chicks, Dire Straits, Desert Rose Band Steel Inspirations - Buddy Emmons, Paul Franklin, Kenny Baker (dad ), Michel Rose, Don Curtis Instrument abilities - Sho-Bud D10 8x11, Dobro, Lapsteel, Fender triple 8string, Slide guitar.
Ambitions - become a well respected successful live and session musician in Australia. - attend and perform at St. Louis Steel guitar convention in U.S.A.