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Drummer & Producer


Protocol V
Featuring Ernest Tibbs, Otmaro Ruiz, Jacob Scesney and Alex Sill - the latest album by Simon Phillips is a must!
Simon Phillips Protocol V Album Cover
NEW Album
Protocol V
Featuring Ernest Tibbs, Otmaro Ruiz, Jacob Scesney and Alex Sill - Simon's latest album is a must!
Simon Phillips is a US-based English jazz, pop and rock drummer, songwriter, and record producer. He worked with rock bands during the 1970s and 1980s and was the drummer for the band Toto from 1992 to 2014.
Simon Phillips Portrait


1 January 2021
Unknown Legends: Simon Phillips
Read Article at Rolling Stone
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Simon Phillips for Rolling Stone playing Drums
1 January 2021
Simon Phillips on His Years With the Who, Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page, and Toto

If you were a rock superstar in the Seventies, Eighties, or Nineties and you needed a drummer for a near-impossible job, Simon Phillips was the man you called...

Read full Article at Rolling Stone
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Cruise to the edge
Simon Phillips & Protocol are happy to be a part of "The World's Greatest Prog Rock Experience", joining Alan Parsons, Al Di Meola and Justin Hayward among others!
May 02 - 07
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