About

© Julia Moll
© Julia Moll

A graduate from Bass School Munich, Sir Paul McCartney’s fame school LIPA and the Royal Northern College Of Music Manchester, Philipp Moll joined Universal UK London in 2004 and lent his ‘growling, rumbling double bass sound’ (Gary Mulholland, Uncut) to various Universal label artists in the US and the UK for half a decade. In 2011 Phil set up a base in Bern, Switzerland, from where he is touring all across Europe, amongst others with his award-winning contemporary alpine folk ensemble Jütz. The ‘Impressive Bassist‘ (Londonjazz) has shared stages and recording rooms with the following artists

Tour Supports  Simply Red (full UK & Ireland tour)  Jamie Cullum (full UK tour) Jimmy Cliff  John Butler  KD Lang  Morcheeba  Kosheen  Belleruche

Pop, Jazz & World  New York Sound Liberation  Nate James  Jon Allen  Julia Biel  Manu Delago  Jack Cheshire  Jorge Rossy  Adam Holzman  Lew Soloff  Michael Wolff  David Taylor  John Clark  Stuart McCallum  Trevor Tomkins  Siggi Haider  Buddy Casino  Herbert Pixner’s Backstage (Servus TV)  Matthieu Michel  Jean-Paul Brodbeck  Francis Coletta  Brandy Butler Adam Taubitz  Ganesh Geymeier  Swiss Jazz Orchestra  Michael Zisman Adrian Mears  Thomas Dobler  Sous Les Étoiles  Franz Treichler  Fiji  Oli Kehrli  Porok Karpo  Marc Amacher

Classical Kristjan Järvi & Baltic Sea Philharmonic Orchestra (Germany & Italy tour: premiere Steve Reich’s Music for Ensemble & Orchestra)  Berner Symphonieorchester & Arno Camenisch  Treppenhausorchester Hannover Philharmonie Mecklenburg-Vorpommern  Tiroler Kammerorchester InnStrumenti  Variaton Projektorchester  Musica Movendi  Neues Zürcher Orchester  Kammerorchester Neufeld  Ensemble Divertimento  Uni Orchester Bern

Venues & Festivals  Royal Albert Hall  The Roundhouse London  Jazz Café London  606 Club Chelsea  Manchester MEN Arena  Sheffield Hallam Arena Apollo Hammersmith  Dublin Point  Liverpool Summerpops  Edinburgh Fringe Festival  King Tut’s Wah-Wah-Hut Glasgow  SXSW Texas  LA Downtown Theatre  Knitting Factory New York  Colors of Ostrava CZ Shambala UK  Greenfields UK  Paradiso Amsterdam  Harpa Reykjavik  Blå Oslo  Wiener Musikverein  Philharmonie Berlin  Philharmonie Luxembourg Klangfeste Bozen  Usedomer Musikfestival  Theaterhaus Stuttgart  Brucknerhaus Linz  Jazzfestival Saalfelden  Elbjazz  Palatia Jazz  Cully Jazz

Session Work with Producers  Steven Harris (Kaiser Chiefs)  Ian Grimble (U2, Travis)  Marc Ellis  Denis Ingoldsby (t.a.t.t.o.o.)  Rune Langhelle  Dan Gatreau  Andrea Wright  Matt Roberts (Bjørk, Chemical Brothers)  James Mellor  Yvonne Ellis (Simply Red)  Dizl Gmuender

Writing  Philipp Moll is a sought-after writer and arranger for orchestra, dance, theatre, film & TV. See below for a works extract. Rough Trade likened his Killerfernandez debut album Feitaboogie to ’Massive Attack, Lamb, Ninja Tune’. His collaboration with Japanese singer Naomi Suzuki, AJ Unity, received rave international reviews and resulted in a No 14 spot in the FMQB US Official Radio Chart, pushing aside the likes of Coldplay and Adele, whilst maintaining No 1 position on the tastemaker site kingsofspins.com for several weeks.

ACF London  From 2009 to 2012 Phil co-launched, curated and hosted the Austrian Cultural Forum London music series Sound Park Austria which stimulates the creative exchange between Austrian and British musicians. The concerts are hosted regularly in London.

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