Phil Abraham

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Belgian jazz trombonist extraordinaire Phil Abraham is self-taught on his instrument.

He has worked with a wide variety of great musicians, of all styles of jazz.

Abraham has taken part in more than sixty albums, including eleven as a leader, with which he was awarded several prizes. He has often been invited in big bands as a soloist.

He also devoted his career to teaching, training courses and master-classes. He is currently a jazz and trombone teacher at the Brussels Royal Conservatory, and at the National Conservatory in Douai, France.

Abraham was the first Belgian Jazzman to be a member of the French “Orchestre National de Jazz”, in which he stayed for a total of six years.

Phil Abraham has played with Michel Petrucciani, Claude Nougaro, Clark Terry, Toots Thielemans, John Surman, Art Farmer, Michel Herr, Andy Emler, Paolo Fresu, Dusko Goykovitch, Benny Bailey, Bart Van Lier, Henri Texier, Deborah Brown, Maria Schneider, John Lewis, Lou Bennett, Claudio Roditi, William Sheller, Didier Lockwood, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Michel Legrand, Jiggs Whigham, …

In 1998, he played all the trombone parts in Charles Aznavour’s star-studded album “Jazznavour”.

Phil Abraham has developped a new jazz trombone for the COURTOIS Company, the “Xtreme AC 430T” model.

In May 2013, Abraham was invited in Seattle, Washington for concerts and master-classes. He recorded a new album in New York in February 2014 with European musicians Sylvain Luc, Hein Van de Geyn, and Mino Cinelu, plus Canadian trumpeter Bria Skonberg as a guest. The recording won an award in Los Angeles in 2017.

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Tired of ALWAYS hearing the same old Happy Birthday recordings everyone else uses?
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4 different takes on a jazzy birthday.
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