Phil Bird plays Brook guitars
Phil has worked on the acoustic scene for many years as an independent creator of Songs, CDs, poems and narratives.
He also shows his Paintings Internationally.
See Visual arts website www.artmusephilbird.com
‘Phils songs and playing are rooted in a love of folk melody and narrative balladry. He interweaves mythologies of landscape, human experience and tales from life into lyrical songs with haunting melodies and virtuoso open tuning finger-style guitar. His work has a distinctive contemporary cutting edge feel embracing both light and dark themes’
Phil has performed at major Festivals including Glastonbury, Greenbelt, Croissant Neuf in UK and on TV and radio , gigs abroad include Nicosia World music fest in Cyprus,and gigs in Ireland.
Phil released Storm Gold his first album in 1997
and has since made 4 more solo CDs
Little Vessel featured distinguished guest musicians Tim Harries and Jerry Cahill.
Famous Flying Bedstead produced by Tim Harries
Snapshop Horizon an album of Phils poems and narratives.
Shape the Clay recorded in Larnaca Cyprus where Phil worked for the first time with Anna Georghiou Flute and Clarinet and Tim Arrevik on Violin.