About Phil

Fortunately, my career has been fruitful enough to keep me in plain view of an extremely large public, and play shows with many major artists. Some of which are Garth Brooks, George Strait, Kevin Fowler, Cody Johnson, Johnny Lee, Randy Rogers, Johnny Bush, Trace Atkins, Chris Young, Eddy Raven, Lee Ann Rimes, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Ronnie Milsap, Sons of the Desert, Ty Herndon, Vince Gill, Toby Keith, Diamond Rio, Georgia Satellites, Doobie Bros. Ricky Van Shelton, Shenandoah, Lone Star, Christopher Cross, Judas Priest, to name a few. I’ve even played in Washington DC for the Republican National Convention, entertaining John Boehner Speaker of the House of the United States of America, and past President George W. Bush.


Below is a timeline of the artists I was employed by over the past four decades. This experience is what I’ll be bringing to the classroom setting.

1971 – 1972  ADOLPH HOFNER and the Pearl Wranglers – Texas swing band

1972 – 1976  U.S. AIR FORCE Communications

1976 – 1977  JOHNNY BUSH with the Potters Wheel Band – Country

1977 – 1978  BARBARA FAIRCHILD Female vocalist and song of the year ‘72

1978  SQUEEZE – Top 40 rock

1978 – 1979  TOO SMOOTH – All original rock

1979 – 1980  GONE CITY – Funk fusion

1980 – 1982  TEXAS COOKIN BAND – Country

1983  FRENCHIE BURKE – Country instrumentalist of the year ’78 & ’81

1983 – 1984  KENNY DALE Capitol records – Country

1984 – 1987  THE BOIZ – Techno pop rock

1987  PATSY TORRES – Tejano

1987  BETH WILLIAMS BGM Records – Country

1988  THE JOE AERO BAND – Top 40 Cover

1989 – 1994  BOBBY FLORES and ANGELFIRE – Top 40 Country

1994 LINDY AND THE LOOK – Las Vegas Show band

1995 – 1996  DEL RIO – Top 40 Country

1996 – 1997  THE DIXIE CHICKS Sony Records – Country pop

1997 – 1998  THE SHOPPE MTM Records – Show band

1998 – 2000  CLAY BLAKER Neobilly Records-Country

2000 – 2005  SIX FLAGS FIESTA TEXAS – “Rockin the Country” Production.

2005 – 2006  HOUSE BAND Inn of the Mountain Gods Casino and Resort

2006 – 2008  THE BEN McPEAK BAND – Corporate Party Band

2008 – Present  TEXAS UNLIMITED BAND – Corporate Party Band


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