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Solo jazz performance | Wedding | Newmarket | Aug 2014
..I just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU for playing at our wedding... The music was absolutely perfect and we know everyone thoroughly enjoyed it..We cannot thank you enough.
Jo & Giles
Jazz trio performance | Birthday party | Cambridge | March 2014
Just a quick note to thank you for helping to make my party on Saturday such a success. Everyone has been very complimentary about the evening and you have certainly gained a few more fans!
Introduction to Jazz seminar | University of the Third Age (U3A) | Cambridge | March 2014
Many thanks for yesterday.. It was great to see and hear you demonstrating the concept of chord progressions in jazz.. It was the clearest way I have ever had [jazz] explained to me.
Review | ‘Sing. Play.. for Pleasure’ CD | March 2014
..a voyage of discovery through an exemplary execution of jazz standards... he brings an effortless deftness to each of the songs chosen, sounding at times just like Chet Baker or Mose Allison...
Review | ‘Sing. Play.. for Pleasure’ CD | March 2014
.one of the capital's leading jazz singer / pianists..
Keith Ames, Musician magazine
Radio airplay | ‘Sing. Play.. for Pleasure’ CD | Feb ‘14
Lindley Hamilton, BBC Radio
Radio airplay | ‘Sing. Play.. for Pleasure’ CD | February 2014
..that bluesy feel reminds me of some of the great blue note sessions of the 50s and 60s
Walter Love, BBC Radio Ulster
Review | ‘Sing. Play.. for Pleasure’ CD | January 2014
Great choice of material and wonderful singing and swinging!!
Anita Wardell (Best Vocalist, British Jazz Awards)
Pinstripe Suit swing band performance | West End, London | NYE 2013
The Pinstripe Suit band for New Year was fantastic, thank you.
Review | ‘Sing. Play.. for Pleasure’ CD | December 13
Well Done, Well Sung! ..You show great taste and discretion in this entire compilation…Ever onward into vocalese!
Jon Hendricks, legendary jazz singer
Pinstripe Suit swing band performance | Wedding, Norfolk | September 2013
Thank you to all involved in the band..We’ve had so much feedback and so many glowing comments from our guests young and old, and the fact that the dance floor was packed all night is testament to such a great band!…
Jemma & Simon
Solo jazz vocal performance | Wedding, London | December 2012
We didn't even get the chance to speak to you at the time, but just wanted to thank you now on how much we loved your work and so did all our guests. We loved the collection you played.
Himashi & Francesco
Jazz trio performance | Corporate event, London | December 2012
Thanks for the great music guys, there was a noticeable dip in the number of people in the bar when you weren't playing.
Cambridge Modern Jazz review | November 2013
Robin Phillips can justly be considered amongst the select group of British jazz singers who also play - in his case rich and resourceful piano. His mastery of vocalese..places him way above the ranks of singer / pianists jostling to be heard and up there bopping with the best.
Pinstripe Suit swing band performance | Cambridge | September 2013
Thanks for a great night on Friday, you guys were fantastic - you've been friendly, professional and helpful, a real pleasure to work with. The stuff you played was atmospheric.. it did get a lot of people up on the dance floor!... Would definitely like to work with again in future.
Pinstripe Suit swing band performance | Ignite music series | Royal Albert Hall | August 2012
About a month ago I was fortunate to be at the Friday lunchtime concert at the above venue and I am writing to say how much I enjoyed the band's (and your) performance. It really was a WOW event. It was amazing how, with such a small group, you managed to generate the swing and excitement of a top big band.
Robin Phillips Quartet performance | Wedding Reception | London | July 2012
We planned a very busy day and so unfortunately as a bride I missed out on much of the cocktail jazz! However, we had good reviews from our guests who felt it contributed to a classy ambience matching the grand backdrop of the galleries of One Marylebone London.
Later on, we very much enjoyed our entrance instrumentals and again felt the music created a fine evening atmosphere for our dinner. I wish we could have been closer to the band… thank you again for playing so marvellously at our event and making it stress-free!
Pinstripe Suit swing band performance | Wedding Reception | Bury St Edmunds | March 2012
We had a magical time and thoroughly enjoyed having you guys play. We’ve had nothing but positive feedback from all the guests we’ve spoken to so, in terms of live wedding bands, it would seem as though you guys are amongst the best ones out there.
The song choices were spot on for encouraging as many people as possible to dance and it was great that it didn’t follow the usual format you get with a DJ where the “oldies” have a dance early on and then only the young ones are left to disco dance for the rest of the night. We thought that there was a good spread of people up and dancing all night which was just what we wanted…
Robin P - iano - Duelling Pianos Performance | Swinging Pianos | Harderwijk, Holland | March 2012
His versatility behind the keys means he is able to field a wide range of requests from 'serious' music to 'popular' tunes. Vocally he can add harmony to his opposite number's singing, as well as mixing things up with impressive scat-singing and rapping.
He is well versed in the art of performance and knows how to pace a show... He will also engage and entertain the crowd by other means including playing personal dedications, dancing or getting in amongst them with his radio microphone.
Robin is a smart, well presented and entertainer who has a friendly and professional manner both towards the paying customer and his fellow performers and staff.
Robin P - iano - Piano Entertainer Performance | Corporate Function | January 12
Thank you so so much for coming to support our event last...it was a true performance! ...Lots of compliments that I wish you could be here to witness but, safe to say, YOU ROCK!!!
Robin Phillips - Jazz Singer/Pianist Performance | Wedding Reception, Portsmouth | Dec 11
Robin did a truly wonderful job, he created a warm and friendly atmosphere and played some fantastic music, with a few very welcome vocal interludes. His music choices were just prefect as were the songs requested by us...A fantastic level of service from a genuinely helpful person, who clearly has a lot of talent.
Robin Phillips | Linked In Endorsement | November 11
Robin is an accomplished pianist and singer, but what really makes him stand out is his ability to connect with an audience, and push the boundaries of what the audience expect to hear from a pianist.
Robin Phillips | Linked In Endorsement | October 11
We received positive feedback from many of our guests who wanted to know where we had discovered him! We will definitely be hiring Robin again and have already recommended him to family, friends and at work for corporate functions.
Robin Phillips | Linked In Endorsement | September 11
Contemporary, relavent, exciting and downright footstomping jazz is the world he lives in and one I hope to visit more often... I cannot recommend him highly enough and I very much look forward to the next time we can work together.
Robin Phillips Quartet | Wedding Reception, London | Sept 11
We just wanted to say that you and your band were fantastic and we really enjoyed it. We had a fantastic day and wanted to thank you for the large part that you played in that. Our friends and family enjoyed the music hugely.
Robin Phillips Quartet | Wisbech, Cambridgeshire | August 11
Thank you so much for making my party go with a swing, you were all fantastic, very much appreciated. I’m sure we will see you again as there were many enquires for your details.
Robin Phillips | Royal Exchange, London | July 11
...your performance at The Royal Exchange for the recent wedding I organised was simply marvellous, I have had countless comments of how great you where, whilst the way you interacted with the crowd was just what was needed for the occasion, thank you so much!...
Pinstripe Suit | Wedding Reception, Norfolk | May 11
…The band were fantastic on the day and although I knew it would be great, it was even better than I expected…
…All our guests loved the music and we had most people up on the dance floor by the end of the night. We are so pleased we booked the band and their performance really gave our wedding day the finishing touch. All our guests remarked how wonderful it was to have such a great live band…
…We can honestly say that booking Pinstripe Suit was one of the best decisions we made for our day and would highly recommend them for any occasion…
..The band are absolutely fantastic, in terms of quality of performance and professionalism…
Robin Phillips Trio plus guests | CD review, 'Old Street, New Groove' | Just Jazz magazine | April 11
...Robin Phillips is a “…rare individual – the young vocalist who harks back to a golden age of vocalists…all of his arrangements on the CD owe only a little to the originals – they all owe much to Robin Phillips.”
“…His piano playing is an excellent foil to his own voice and fits well when playing ensemble. He plays an economic, clipped style, and this is particularly apposite to the role of accompanist. His singing is always relaxed, never rushed, and, as I said before, forever looking for something new to bring to the song.”
Robin’s “…CD is a refreshing glimpse of one of our better young vocalists.”
Robin Phillips Trio | Private Function, Lymington | March 11
...Christopher and I want to say a big thank you to you, Claire and George for performing at our event on Saturday. We thoroughly enjoyed your performance and to us it made the evening…. the phrase I kept hearing people say was "the music was spot on"...One of the attendees said it was "one of the best bands we've ever heard"… We both were humming tunes all day on Sunday… I have no hesitation in recommending you again and I sincerely hope we will get to book you again one day....
Robin Phillips | Corporate Function, The Dorchester | July 10
...we just wanted to thank you for providing some great music at our Summer Ball at The Dorchester. The music fitted really well during the Champagne reception as well as in the Ballroom... we will definitely keep you in mind should we need a musician for a future event....
Robin Phillips Trio | 30th Birthday, Surrey | July 10
...Thank you so much for coming and playing at our do on Saturday. You were brilliant - a real hit with everyone including the birthday boy! Please pass on my thanks to the rest of the group. I'll definitely be using you all again!...
Robin Phillips Trio | Summer Ball, Norfolk | June 10
...THANK YOU EVER SO MUCH for the most fantastic performance on Saturday. You always bring your A-Game, you absolutely ran the show, it sounded absolutely brilliant and you are such a showman!...
Pinstripe Suit | Wedding Reception, London | June 10
...After listening to and contacting a number of bands I finally came across Pinstripe Suit. On listening I knew they were the band for our wedding.
On the day of our wedding our guests couldn’t stop saying how fantastic the band was and that if they were having a party they would love to have them there. Of course the real test of how good the band was, is that our guests danced all night (even those that said they couldn’t or didn’t know how to)...
Solo Performance | QC Appointment, London | April 10
...His solo playing was perfect for the occasion – a wide repertoire and at the right volume and style, and his singing later in the event sounded superb. There were many positive comments about his performance and I would recommend him for any similar event...
Solo Performance | Wedding Reception, Somerset | April 10
...Thank you Robin for a fantastic set. We loved the way you personalised the songs (once we realised!) and the way you interacted with the rest of the guests added to the intimacy of the event and made it really special. Everyone thought you were great and commented how cool it was we were able to have our wedding at a Robin Phillips gig…
Solo Performance | Wedding Ceremony, London | March 10
...You made our special day more magical than we could have imagined, thank you. I hope you are well and that you are busy bringing fun into other people's lives with your enthusiasm and music...
Solo Performance | Mr Wing, Earl's Court, London | July 09
...We had to come all the way from North California to hear Johnny Mercer played right!...
Pinstripe Suit | Corporate Summer Party | July 08
…[Pinstripe Suit’s] repertoire was very varied to suit the differing moods of our event and they all looked very professional and glamorous…Their full set has as big a sound as a 12-piece and we all loved their performance…
Kir Royal Trio | Charity Ball | October 08
…It was fantastic, wonderful and many other superlatives! Everything we had wished for and more…I can say quite firmly that your performance made for the best evening session we have ever had!…You set the mood, and guests duly felt at ease and upbeat. The rest wrote itself…
Robin Phillips Duo | Wedding | September 08
…Thank you so much for playing so beautifully at our wedding reception. So many people commented on how wonderful you sounded…
Kir Royal Trio | Corporate Charity Function | February 08
…A Real Class Act…We were all very impressed by their considerable musical and vocal talents and their performance displayed the chemistry that can only exist between gifted individuals who genuinely love working together…
Pinstripe Suit | Wedding | October 08
…I'd like to say a big thank you for such a fantastic performance at our wedding…James never dances (seriously - I've never seen him dancing before!) but as you'll remember he didn't stop all night…
Robin Phillips | Various Ensembles | Brasted’s
…Robin and his team are what I call “venue friendly”…great to work with and have the same goals as us here at Brasted’s: helping to meet the customers expectations at all times…
Kir Royal Trio | Wedding | August 08
...The quality of the musicians was outstanding and Kirsty’s vocals were sublime. Added to this was the great enthusiasm and sense of fun that came across from all of the trio…The selection of songs and music was excellent and gave the whole occasion an added air of class and enhanced everyone’s enjoyment of the evening…
…We cannot thank you enough for the contribution you made to [the] wedding and for my wife and I your presence made our evening even more enjoyable…
Robin Phillips Duo | Product Launch | June 08
…We needed a relaxed atmosphere, a classy scene, and complimentary music to fit the occasion...[we] felt that Robin and [Vilem] got the balance just right…Thanks for a brilliant night and look forward to using you again in the future...
Kirsty Jarvis | Delia’s Restaurant and Bar | 2008-9
…Kirsty's dulcet tones are perfect for our jazz nights…
Kir Royal Trio | Fundraising Event | June 08
Absolutely brilliant, truly professional and an amazing sound….A wonderful accompaniment to our black tie evening…
Robin Phillips | Wedding | August 08
…Thanks for your fantastic piano playing at our wedding. You provided a high-quality and friendly service which really added to the happiness of our day…
Kir Royal Trio | Charity Fundraiser | June 08
…What a brilliant evening and you were all fantastic… the wonderful singing from Kirsty and Robin ensured that it was a night people will remember for some time to come…Thank you all again so much for making the [event] such a splendid night to remember…
Robin Phillips | Private Function | March 09
...I just wanted to drop a note to say how wonderful Robin was on Saturday night…Lovely guy, great pianist and we are now looking for another excuse for a party to book him!...Please pass on our thanks, as he made my birthday…