Mike Phillips


Audiences around the world know that when Mike Phillips puts his saxophone to his lips, magic is about to happen. His soulful yet funky grooves have wowed fans across the globe and earned standing ovations from audiences at the Montreux Jazz Festival, the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, and the inaugural balls for President’s Clinton and Obama. His television credits include performances on the Grammys, BET Awards, and the Soul Train Awards. Phillips also served as musical director and host of the popular BET program Lyric Café.


Mike Phillips grew up in New York and became interested in music at a young age. Moving through several different instruments before settling on the saxophone, he decided to play professionally.


Mike Phillips will perform at the Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Festival on Saturday, September 8, at Fort Hunter Park.