Phil joined "Little Feat" in the early 80's as Lowell George's successor on guitar and vocals,
and started writing songs - a lot of songs - thus worked for a few major music publishing houses.
Phil is featured on the latest Kool and the Gang album.
Phil Brown has written songs recorded by Cher, Pat Benatar, Kim Carnes, Kix,
Bonnie Tyler, Steve Perry & recorded with Little Feat, Cher, Kim Carnes , Kool & The Gang, Steve Perry, etc.
Phil's solo career started in 2003 when a French label contacted him and asked him to make a record. "Cruel Inventions", Phil's first solo album was released in France, then throughout several European countries.
In 2008 Phil released a recording of some of his favorite Jimi Hendrix songs, re-arranged of course ala Phil --
Bassist Jimmy Haslip and drummer Gary Novak.
NPR syndicated Sunday Morning Show noted [the jimi project] as one of the '10 must own" CDs for the 2006 holiday season.
[the jimi project] was recently re-mixed by Frank Filipetti with Nuendo technology.
Phil recently moved to Oklahoma City from Austin and is "tearing up the place" from the standpoint of fans and local critics alike.
Phil's currently working on re-release of several of his most recent independent projects (including his acclaimed 2006 "Jimi Project" tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix, and a new recording entitled "Imagine This" being produced with Walter Quintus in Germany - Walter is Jack Bruce's long time archivist/producer, and a producer/collaborator with artists as diverse as the Brecker Brothers, Ralph Towner, Pat Metheny and Joe Zawinul, among others).
Phil's currently working with a superb power trio (drummer Peter Pollack's got a PhD in percussion and 7 years with The blue man group in Las Vegas under his belt, bassist Dave Copenhaver is a veteran of 200 indie and label recording projects as a player/producer).
Phil also has summer festival dates lined up for a new sextet being billed as "Phil Brown's Guitar Army".