Phil Best is a pianist, singer, composer, piano teacher and singing teacher, based in West London, SW6, on the border of Fulham and Hammersmith.
He is a versatile musician with extensive experience: classically-trained at the RNCM, he creates and teaches music across a variety of styles, in highly innovative ways, using cutting edge technology.
Performing & Recording Artist
Phil’s music is rich and beautiful with powerful storytelling: whether simple or complex, it provides deep solace or catharsis, to make sense of life in a confusing world. It is emotionally engaging with a naturally intelligible and unpretentious feeling. As a truly fluent musician, he possesses a natural, effortlessly strong technique and virtuosity and improvises music of great subtlety and complexity with remarkable ease. Genre-fluid, crossing classical, jazz and pop styles, Phil has a unique, powerful musical voice which communicates with a clear and direct intensity.
Piano Teacher, Singing Teacher & Coach
In piano lessons and singing lessons, he uses his own highly innovative methods to help students of all levels unlock their natural fluent musicianship. His approach fosters skills such as playing by ear, fluent sight-reading or sight-singing and improvisation. He helps students develop a strong and stable yet fully released technique. He also coaches singers and other musicians to find their unique authentic musical voice and overcome performance nerves. He is equally comfortable teaching both piano or singing across classical, jazz and pop styles.