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Phil Mann

After completing the Basstech Diploma and LCM Degree program in London, Philip secured a Masters Degree in Jazz Performance, before receiving a scholarship to attend Jeff Berlins ‘Players School of Music’ in America.

Phil has appeared in London’s West End on Dancing In the Street, across Europe on productions such as Jesus Christ Super Star, One Night In Vegas, Little Shop Of Horrors, Anything Goes, Fame, Bugsy Malone, The Pirates Of Penzance, Beyond Phantom, Return To The Forbidden Planet, Hairspray, Jack The Ripper, and back home on The National Lottery Live.

His performance credits include working with Big Band Metheny (a 14 piece Pat Metheny big band), opening for Marcus Miller at BassDay UK 2011, playing conventional bass for TM Stevens on his 2012 UK Clinic Tour, and also being featured as an artist at the London Bass Guitar Show in both 2012 and ’13.

Phil laying down some Funk/Jazz at the world famous jazz club Ronnie Scotts!

Phil Mann – Chord Tones & Finding The Right Bass For You and Live Q and A 03.28.2015

Phil Mann hosts his first Live Seminar and discusses Chord Tones & Finding The Right Bass For You.

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Phil Mann – Chord Tone Concepts & II-V-I’s – 10.18.2015

Phil Mann hosts another seminar this time for the SBL Live weekend. Phil Discusses Chord Tone Concepts & II-V-I’s

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Phil Mann – Utilising Chord Tones to Develop Walking Bass Lines – 11.15.2015

Phil Mann Hosts another Seminar for the Academy. Phil discuses Utilising Chord Tones to Develop Walking Bass Lines.

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Phil Mann – Chord Tones Pt 7 – Semi-Tone Tensions – 03.06.2016

Phil Mann Hosts another seminar for the Academy Phil Discusses Chord Tones Pt 7 – Semi-Tone Tensions

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Phil Mann – Chord Tones & Soloing Concepts – 08.27.2016

Phil Mann hosts another seminar for the Academy.   Phil Mann discusses Chord Tones and Soloing concepts

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Phil Mann – Pentatonic Substitutions – 10.24.2016

Phil Mann hosts another seminar for the SBL Academy Phil Mann discusses Pentatonic substitutions

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Sunday Roast Live #2 – Ariane, Phil, Scott and Todd – 10.30.2016

SBL Sunday Roast is Live! This month we have Ariane Cap, Phil Mann, Todd Johnson and Scott talking all things bass.

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Phil Mann – Right Hand Dynamics and Articulation – 01.09.2017

Phil Mann Hosts another seminar for the SBL Academy Phil discusses Right Hand Dynamics and Articulation

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