Dudley Phillips

A self- taught musician, Dudley won a scholarship to study Music at Guildhall and now teaches jazz electric guitar and double bass at RWCMD.

He has toured the world with artists such as Bill Withers, Mica Paris, Womack and Womack, Mark Knopfler and Loreena McKennit, and has done many stints at Ronnie Scott’s with jazz greats including Cedar Walton, Billy Cobham, Tom Scott and Jon Hendricks.

He co-formed the group ‘Perfect Houseplants’, recording six albums, and has co-written albums for Monica Vasconcelos and Filomena Campus.

He is has just released a second solo album, BASSheARTMANtra, which has been widely praised.

He has recorded over a hundred albums with artists such as: Anja Garbarek, Andy Sheppard, John Etheridge, Huw Warren, June Tabor, Yazz Ahmed, Orphy Robinson, Colin Towns, Charlie Wood, Amy Winehouse, Charlie Dore, John Harle, Marc Almond, Jacqui Dankworth, Mark Lockheart, Ayub Ogada and Susheela Raman.

He works regularly with Birmingham Royal Ballet’s jazz programme [choreographed by David Bintley], and is part of the theatre show Misterioso based on the life of Thelonius Monk.