International recording artist and saxophonist Phil Denny has built an impressive resume of notable achievements locally, nationally and internationally as a performing musician, recording artists and event producer. Since well before his 2012 debut CD release “Crossover,” the three-time Billboard charting artist has been earning friends, fans, respect and appreciation from music listeners, concert goers and industry colleagues while being recognized as a “people’s musician.” His travels have taken him all over the US, Dubai, UAE and Africa and can often be scene performing as a sideman with veteran artists of the smooth jazz format. Personal recordings of note are “Crossover,” “The Messenger” and “Upswing.”
Debbie Holland brings over 25 years of music industry experience having worked in various supportive capacities for artists and production companies in gospel, jazz, R&B and pop music formats. Many Phil Denny friends and fans recognize Debbie as the face of the production team often greeting guests during admissions, handling artists relations and merchandise sales. She has also been seen representing gospel jazz guitarist Tim Bowman, R&B vocalist Stokley Williams and has worked on production crews for singer/actor Josh Groban and notable singer/songwriter Judith Hill among others. Debbie holds a Bachelor of Science from Wayne State University and a Master of Science from University of Phoenix and is a full-time employee at State of Michigan.
Anthony Winston has been part of Phil Denny’s production team for nearly five years administrating various aspects of Phil’s productions, performances, appearances and more. His extensive experience in event management, planning, and production have called him to serve on the Greater Lansing Martin Luther King Commission (2008 to current) playing a vital role in the entity’s production of one of the largest events honoring Dr. King in the Midwest. His professionalism and talents have been lent to work on many community initiatives/events including the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, an NFL-sanctioned Super Bowl event. Anthony is a full-time employee of Cinnaire; a full-service community development financial partner that supports community stabilization and economic development.