Phil has been a songwriter since the age of 16 and writes in a number varying styles. Several of Phil’s songs have been published in the prestigious ABC (Australia) “Sing” books, and he co-wrote the successful children’s musical “The Funky Zoo” which ran for several years in Sydney.
More recently he has been selected as a co-winner in the 2013 SCALA FOOM song competition and, with artist STEVE CHEERS, Co-wrote the top 20 country hit “Roger That”
Phil was a member of Tiara award nominated country rock band COWPOKE.
In 2009 Phil, working as PAV, released the album HEAD SPACE and in 2012 he released an album of instrumental music called THE EDGE OF FOREVER as THE HARRY R PI.
The most recent PAV release is EVERY INCH OF OCEAN. Phil played for many years around western Sydney and the Southern Highlands/Tablelands in good time party band GOOD COMPANY and in 2007, after a long break, he re-joined THE URBAN GUERILLAS.
He has also in the past gigged with THE BONDI CIGARS.
You can catch PAV as a solo performer, entertaining in pubs clubs and restaurants.
He is a qualified primary classroom teacher and has a Master’s Degree in music.
Phil is a multi-instrumentalist, teaching guitar, bass, mandolin and ukulele.