Josh Phillips (musician)

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Josh Phillips (born Jonathan Hart, 19 December 1962, Rochester, Kent, England) is a Hammond organ player and record producer. He has worked with The Crazy World of Arthur Brown and The (Kenney) Jones Gang.

In 1993 he toured with Procol Harum, and in 2004 became a permanent member of the band after Matthew Fisher quit.

Outside mainstream rock, Josh works with Dan McGrath, and the pair have been involved in many diverse aspects of the music and media industries for over a decade. Together they have composed the themes to hit TV shows such as Strictly Come Dancing (BBC), How do you solve a problem like Maria? (BBC), Holidays Undercover (ITV), Building the Dream (ITV), Car Hunt (ITV), Celebrity Dog School (BBC), Star Sale (BBC), Men in Frocks (Sky), Britain's Wildest (Sky), The Craig Doyle Show (UTV), The Sack Race (BBC), Friends like these with Ant & Dec/Ian Wright and Tonight with Jonathan Ross. Strictly Come Dancing as a format has sold globally, attracting 10 million viewers in the UK and 22 million in the US as ABC's Dancing with the Stars (honoured for this at the USA ASCAP 22nd annual film/TV awards). Josh and Dan's music has been used in many other successful shows such as Shooting Stars, TFI Friday, Millionaire Manor (BBC1 National Lottery Game Show), Package Holiday Undercover (ITV1), Perseverance (ITV1 Game Show), Virgin Global Flyer (Discovery), Trans World Sport and Oprah Winfrey. Their music for commercials includes Pepsi (Dare for More), Nokia, National Lottery, Esso, Heineken, Freeserve, Perrier, Nissan and P&O Ferries.

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