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Phil C Bowler

PHIL BOWLER Newtown, Ct 06470-2776 E-Mail: mailto:[email protected]

WORK/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Self-Employed Professional Jazz Musician, 1996-Present

MEMBER OF GROUPS LED BY THE FOLLOWING: JACKIE MCLEAN – 1968 – 1972 RAHSAAN ROLAND KIRK – 1972 – 1976 WYNTON MARSALIS – 1982 – 1983 JON FADDIS – 1984 -1986 TERENCE BLANCHARD & DONALD HARRISON – 1986-1988 BENNY GOLSON - 1989 MAX ROACH – 1990 HORACE SILVER -1996 JACKIE MCLEAN - 2000 -2005

AFFILIATIONS: Host of Own Radio Show, “Jazz Adventures”, 1984 -2013, WPKN Bridgeport, CT  Broadcast live for over 29 years to Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Creator/compiler of WPKN “Jazz & Blues Line”, on air/online music entertainment directory.  Trainer of staff on broadcasting/computer/audio equipment.  Elected Station Music Director 1999 thru 2009 – leads acquisitions, inventory and organization of the music library in all musical styles by soliciting record label/distribution product; reporting play lists to CMJ online reporting service; handling station/record company interactions.  Selected Best Radio Personality by Variety (national entertainment trades magazine).

American Federation of Musicians, Fairfield County Local 52-626; (2000-2002)  Elected President of 250-member union local.  Fully handled computer office conversion.  Redirecting membership drive.  Revised membership directory after 10 years in 2001  Worked with AFM National Headquarters, New York City.  Member of AFM National Diversity Committee.

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