COLINA PHILLIPS SOLO alternates between passionate feeling and heartbreak, life’s experiences displayed. Colina’s original songs are an offering to her new self - a Queen Mary turned round by a fresh-eyed woman of unknown African origin.
COLINA PHILLIPS CV
Singer Songwriter Musician
Film Director Producer Writer Continuity Supervisor
COLINA PHILLIPS is in the top tier of Canadian session singers, recording with artists from Bryan Adams to Walter Zwol, in genres from country to gospel to folk to jazz to rock on television, radio and records.
Colina Phillips Jazz Quartet performed at Toronto’s premiere jazz venue Home Smith Bar, The Old Mill. Colina Phillips Solo singing and accompanying her own alt mix songs; Current: Member of Simply Saucer psych rock group - synth, percussion, vocals.
Film Director/Writer: First film Making Change premiered at The Toronto International Film Festival. Leap Year Love Dance screenings for community organizations and schools. The Legendary John Ware lecture and display partnered with Leap Year Love Dance screenings.
COLINA PHILLIPS JAZZ QUARTET Artword Artbar, Hamilton; Home Smith Bar -The Old Mill, Toronto
COLINA PHILLIPS SOLO Artword Artbar, Hamilton
Venue Tours: Canada 2017, 2019; U.S. 2015,
2017 (2), Up Here Festival, Sudbury 2019;
Gonerfest, Memphis, Tennessee 2019
|SVP||Blue Mood, Vocalist/Songwriter|
|SWAY||Hands Up, Singer, Gold Record|
|KAHLEEFAH|| Listen to the World, Kahleefah JUNO NOMINATION
ANNE MURRAY What a Wonderful World, Singer/Vocal Arranger
SESSIONS/TV/RADIO Bryan Adams, Ray Charles, Bruce Cockburn, Alice
Cooper, Chris DeBurgh, Celine Dion, Ronnie Hawkins, Justin Hines, Tommy Hunter, Marc
Jordan, Chaka Khan, Anne Murray, Bob & Doug McKenzie, Justin Nozuka, Ronnie Prophet,
Tears Are Not Enough, Triumph, Tommy Ambrose Gospel Celebration (radio) Night Heat (TV)
MAKING CHANGE 16mm (short) Director, Writer, Producer, Music Producer Premiere - Toronto International Film Festival
The filmmaker’s father chooses between surviving as a coal miner or making change. With this film the director pivots from creating music to making film.
LEAP YEAR LOVE DANCE (short) Director, Writer, Producer, Music Producer
In this choreographed love story John Ware, Canada’s legendary cattle rancher meets and marries Mildred Lewis on leap year day. Archival photographs from the Glenbow Museum depicts their lives as foundational Alberta ranchers.
CRAZY LEGS Director, Music Video Featuring DOUG RILEY (Dr. Music, Order of Canada) Director, Music Video
LISTEN TO THE WORLD ( JUNO nominee) Director, Music Video
PARADISE FALLS Continuity Supervisor (TV Series 1 and 2)
THE COLLOSAL FAILURE Continuity Supervisor (Feature Film)
OF THE MODERN ROMANCE
PRESENTER / LECTURE / VISUAL PRESENTATION - THE LEGENDARY JOHN WARE
STORYTELLING/LECTURE John Ware’s history and legacy
VISUAL DISPLAY Archival Photographs (Glenbow Museum, Calgary Alberta; related articles and objects
FILM Leap Year Love Dance