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Phil Bennett
Keyboardist, Backing Vocalist, Producer, Composer

Keyboardist Phil Bennett is a San Francisco Bay Area musician and performer, who is known for his energetic and creative performances. His musical experience, extensive MIDI, sampling, and synthesis skills make him shine as a musician, producer, and composer.


He's been the keyboardist and backing vocalist for Starship (formally Jefferson Starship) since 1995. The band, featuring the incomparable singer Mickey Thomas, performs over 100 shows a year, nationally and internationally. 


Phil shared the stage and has performed with many artists, including


  • Bobby Kimball and Steve Lukather, Toto

  • Alex Skolnick, guitarist

  • Brad Gillis and Jack Blades of Night Ranger

  • Chuck Negron, Three Dog Night

  • Dave Jenkins, Pablo Cruise

  • Eddie Money

  • Christopher Cross

  • Mary Wilson of the Supremes

  • Fee Waybill, The Tubes

  • Mike Reno, Loverboy

  • Gary U.S. Bonds

  • Jimi Jamison, Survivor

  • Joe Lynn Turner of Rainbow,

  • Yngwie Malmsteen

  • John Cafferty, Beaver Brown band

  • Jeff Campitelli drummer/Joe Satriani

  • Jimmy Hall, Wet Willie

  • Jeff skunk Baxter

  • Michael Manring, Windham Hill recording artist

  • Leslie West of Mountain

  • Ben Orr, The Cars

  • Chris Kirkpatrick of NSYNC

  • Peter Rivera, Rare Earth

  • Southside Johnny

  • Spencer Davis

  • ​Enchant

  • Cliff Williams, AC/DC

  • Steve Walsh, Kansas

  • Pat Travers

  • Kevin DuBrow, Quiet Riot

  • Leif Garrett

  • Skip Martin, Dazz Band

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