Traditional Jazz and Dixieland
There are many different definitions or styles of this music that made its way into American pop music. Two beat, four beat, Dixieland, vintage, traditional, etc.,
and some refer to this music as OKOM — Our Kind Of Music.
Phil played with bands in: Champaign and Danville (IL), Chicago, Pittsburgh, Honolulu, Penn State, London England, the San Francisco Bay area and NE Ohio for
many years before he moved to Napa, CA.
Each of those bands had its own distinctive character.
Click on Bands to get a
sense of the style and hear audio clips!