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Damani Phillips

Dr. Damani Philips is a native of Pontiac, MI, where he began playing at the age of 10. He currently serves as assistant professor of jazz studies and African-American studies at the University of Iowa, where he teaches applied jazz saxophone, directs jazz combos, and teaches courses in African-American music, jazz history, jazz theory and improvisation.

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* The Reckoning, CD of the Month, KUVO Jazz 98 Denver: http://kuvo.org/post/january-2013-cd-month

* Review of The Reckoning, AAJ, by Victor Verney: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/damani-phillips-the- reckoning-by-victor-verney.php#.U6X_SPldXAs

* Review of The String Theory, AAJ, by Victor Verney: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/damani-phillips-the-string- theory-by-victor-verney.php#.U6YEM_ldXAs

* Review of The String Theory from “The Muse's Muse”: http://www.musesmuse.com/mrev-damaniphillips- thestringtheory.html
Primary Instrument

Saxophone

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Assistant Professor of Jazz and African American Studies at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

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