Keyboards. Background Vocals.
Keyboardist Phil Bennett is a San Francisco Bay Area musician and performer, who blends a mixture of music styles and professional talent. His extensive knowledge of MIDI, sampling, computers, and synthesis allows him to create from a huge palate of sound technology. His musical experience and wide versatility make him shine as both a performer and a musician. Since 1995, he has been a keyboardist and vocalist for Starship (formally Jefferson Starship), featuring the incomparable singer Mickey Thomas. The band performs over 100 shows a year, nationally and internationally. Starship is a group well-
Coming from a large musical family, Phil was raised with a love for all types of music and started playing multiple instruments at an early age. He always had an intense desire to emulate and absorb the many different artists and styles in the San Francisco Bay Area. Phil started playing piano and because it happened to be next to a record player/radio in the living room, he also discovered jazz, classical music, Jimi Hendrix, and Led Zeppelin.