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Black Salt Band Memeber - Phil

Phil Crown

Keyboards, vocals, wow factor

Phil has been performing professionally for more than 10 years. As a touring musician, he has played all over the world including numerous tours of the USA, Pacific Islands, Australia and South Africa. Locally, he has played with a ‘who’s who’ of NZ music, and also supported some of the biggest names in music, including: James Brown, George Benson, Brian McKnight, Billy Ocean, and Bobby Brown.

Phil was the keyboardist for iconic NZ band Ardijah, who he had been with for 8 years, making him the longest serving keyboard player in the 25year history of the band. Phil appears on their latest album ‘The Best Polyfonk’.

Phil is also the keyboardist of choice for many Hip Hop/R&B Artists including Young Sid, Nesian Mystik, and Pieter T. Phil has shared the stage with many others including: King Kapisi, Chong Nee, Lole, Che Fu, Whirimako Black, Cydel, Herbs, Ruia Aperahama, Teremoana Rapley, and Sons of Zion.

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