Phil Davis is producer, pianist, composer and professor based in the Atlanta area. He has not only released three independent projects, but also worked on many national and international artists’ projects as well.
Phil’s journey has sparked his business savvy and thus PhD Productions was created in 1994. He contributes his musical monologues in his “conversation” solos to the likes of Herbie Hancock, George Duke and Joe Sample. He has had the pleasure of performing with Sheila E., Will Downing, Stanley Clarke, George Duke, Rachelle Ferrell, Prince, Alex Bugnon, Boney James, Dionne Farris, and Erykah Badu. Phil has also performed with the late George Howard, Johnathan Butler, Norman Brown and a host of others. In addition to performing with these artists, he has also written and produced some of their works.
Other credits and accolades include scored the music for the film “Maynard” (2013 documentary), producing an NFL commercial for the 2019 Superbowl, being the Musical Director for That Comedy Show on Turner South, and song producer for Star Search on CBS for two years. Phil has also completed a new project entitled “ALIVE”, due to be released during the 2nd quarter of 2023.
More importantly Phil has dedicated time, talent and resources to the following organizations: Kilgore Music Foundation, How Big Is Your Dream Foundation, The Stewart Foundation, and Westlake High School Marching Band. Additionally, he is currently serving as Asst. Professor and Commercial Composition/Music Production Coordinator at Clark Atlanta University’s Music Department.