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PHIL BEE

Vocalist   |   Songwriter

 

BIOGRAPHY

Blue Eyed Blues & Soul | over 30 Years on Stage

Phil Bee vocalist, more than 30 years on stage. Considered one of the best vocalists in Europe in his genre. Now touring with his own band playing mainly festivals and theaters. Recent bands and projects: Phil Bee's Freedom,

Erwin Java Band, Johan Derksen Theater Tour, Jan Akkerman (My Brainbox)

‘60’s and ‘70’s style music, featuring these soul and blues drenched vocals. Original songs and own style covers will bring you back the spirit of the era when music was still raw and unpolished.

Songwriting (music and/or lyrics) has been a big part of Phil's musical life. There is no bigger reward than to play a song before a live audience that will appreciate the effort. No bigger reward than getting feedback that one of the original compositions gave people relief and comfort in the daily routine, at a cremation or funeral, or joy at their wedding. Songs such as 'One last Kiss', 'Sunday Morning', 'Your Love', 'Down the Line', 'Memphis Moon', '200 Miles' or 'Take me as I am' to name a few. 

Humble gratitude.

Achievements/Awards

Dutch Blues Award, best vocalist 2015

4 more nominations in 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2017

Dutch Blues Award best album 2010, King MO |  Sweet Devil

Nominee best album, Blues Foundation, Memphis 2016, Phil Bee's Freedom | Memphis Moon
Winner Dutch Blues Challenge 2015, Phil Bee's Freedom
Runner up European Blues Challenge | Torrita di Sienna, Italy 2016, Phil Bee's Freedom
Semi Finalist International Blues Challenge, Memphis | King MO 2011

Semi Finalist International Blues Challenge, Memphis | Phil Bee’s Freedom 2016

Finalist 'We Want More' Music Show, SBS6, 2020
Released 16 albums | up to May 2020

Through the years performed with

Noel Redding, Steve Lukather, Jan Akkerman, André Hazes Jr. (check videos), Trijntje Oosterhuis,

Erwin Java, Ana Popovic, Malford Milligan, Di Reed, Hans Dulfer, Henrik Freischlader,

Carlo de Wijs and many more....

Not in the least my current band members Guy Smeets, Pascal Lanslots, Arie Verhaar,
Carlo van Belleghem and Niels van der Steenhoven

Bands and projects through the years

1989-1993 The Big Pig Band

1994-1996 D-Train

1996-2003 Doctor Rhythm

2002-2003 The Hendrix Files CD and Tour

2003-2007 Phil Bee and the Buzztones

2005-2009 The Hendrix Files (the Band)

2008-2013 King MO

2014-2020 Phil Bee's Freedom

2017-2020 Colonel Jetski

2019-today Erwin Java Band

2002-today Jan Akkerman Band

2019-2020 Johan Derksen theater tour

2020-today The Living Room Sessions
2020-2058 Phil Bee & Band

 
 

NEWS • WE WANT MORE SBS6

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Through to the FINALS with semi-finals highest score: 95,5
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Participating in a real cool music program on Dutch national TV, We Want More (SBS6). Click on pic to see our audition round that brought us to the semi-finals.

NEWS • NEW CD OUT NOW • AGAINST THE WIND

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Solo album 'Against the Wind' release date May 29th. Some old songs with a new sauce. 10 songs such as, Grandma's Hands, Feelin' Alright, I put a spell on you, Bell Bottom Blues, Dixie Chicken, Born on the Bayou. 

Go to discography/shop for album preview, full tracklist and online order

NEWS • JOINING JOHAN DERKSEN TOUR

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I will be performing in the Johan Derksen theater tour

from September 2019 through to end of May 2020.

 
 
 

CONTACT

for bookings, interviews, press

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