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Philip Mayer

 
Bio:
With a background in jazz and American popular music, Philip's interest in drumming traditions from around the world has led him to travel and study extensively in India, Israel, Turkey and Spain. He has worked with Natalie Merchant, ofMontreal, Coleman Barks, and The New York Arabic Orchestra. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
With a background in jazz and American popular music, Philip's interest in drumming traditions from around the world has led him to travel and study extensively in India, Israel, Turkey and Spain. He has worked with Natalie Merchant, ofMontreal, Coleman Barks, and The New York Arabic Orchestra. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2017]
Drums

Photos

Katrina Lenk, Ari''el Stachel, Sharone Sayegh, Mouna R''miki, Philip Mayer, Tony Shal Photo

Katrina Lenk, Ari''el Stachel, Sharone Sayegh, Mouna R''miki, Philip Mayer, Tony Shalhoub, and Jamie Mohamdein

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Date:
03/05/2017

 

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Philip Mayer Biography

With a background in jazz and American popular music, Philip's interest in drumming traditions from around the world has led him to travel and study extensively in India, Israel, Turkey and Spain. He has worked with Natalie Merchant, ofMontreal, Coleman Barks, and The New York Arabic Orchestra.




Philip Mayer News

CHRISTMAS IN MIDDLE-EARTH Now Available To Stream Or Purchase Photo CHRISTMAS IN MIDDLE-EARTH Now Available To Stream Or Purchase
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 14, 2020

The holiday season just got a generous helping of second breakfast with the arrival of Christmas in Middle-Earth, a fan-made parody Christmas album by Brendan Dalton, adapted from the stage show by the same name.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2020

On this day in 2017, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, opened on Broadway!

THE BAND'S VISIT Receives Daytime Emmy Nomination for Performance on TODAY Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Receives Daytime Emmy Nomination for Performance on TODAY
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 21, 2019

The 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT, which is currently running on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for their performance of 'Answer Me' live on the Today Show.

THE BAND'S VISIT Enters Final Four Weeks On Broadway Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Enters Final Four Weeks On Broadway
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

The 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, April 7, 2019.

THE BAND'S VISIT Wins the GRAMMY for Best Musical Theater Album Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Wins the GRAMMY for Best Musical Theater Album
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 10, 2019

The original Broadway cast recording of THE BAND'S VISIT has won the GRAMMY for Best Musical Theater Album at the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards! 

BWW Poll: Which BANDS VISIT Song Is Your Favorite? Photo BWW Poll: Which BANDS VISIT Song Is Your Favorite?
by BWW Polls - Feb 5, 2019

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday that the 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Band's Visit will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, April 7, 2019. In honor of the show's run, we want to know which of the show's Tony-winning songs is your favorite! Let us know in our poll down below!

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

On last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' the cast of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'The Band's Visit' performed a scaled-down version of 'Omar Sharif' with Katrina Lenk.

THE BAND'S VISIT Will Close on Broadway this April Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Will Close on Broadway this April
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019

The 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Band's Visit will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, April 7, 2019. Upon closing, the production will have played 589 regular and 36 preview performances at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 W 47th Street).

Photo Flash: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway Photo Photo Flash: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2019

Today, January 20, 2019, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT celebrates 500 performances on Broadway! The company celebrated on stage at the Barrymore Theatre with a cake by Marissa Gonzales.

THE BAND'S VISIT Offers Holiday Sale on Tickets Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Offers Holiday Sale on Tickets
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2018

The Band's Visit is offering a holiday sale through December 5 to all performances January 8 - March 10, 2019. Details are available at TheBandsVisitMusical.com/HolidaySale.

Philip Mayer Videos

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

On last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' the cast of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'The Band's Visit' performed a scaled-down version of 'Omar Sharif' with Katrina Lenk.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2018

On this day in 2017, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, opened on Broadway!

VIDEO: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT VideoVIDEO: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT Perform for NPR's Tiny Desk Series!
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

The Band's Visit recently made a visit of their own to NPR's Tiny Desk series. Watch below as the cast and company perform music from the Tony-Award Nominated new musical!

VIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway VideoVIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2018

This afternoon at TEDxBroadway, composer David Yazbek took to the stage to perform a number from his current hit Broadway musical, The Band's Visit. Check out the video below to see David put his own spin on 'Haled's Song About Love' for an excited crowd.

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Sings 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at the Obie Awards VideoVIDEO: Katrina Lenk Sings 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at the Obie Awards
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2017

The Band's Visit's Katrina Lenk sang Omar Sharif at the 2017 Obie Awards in May. A video of the performance has just released on YouTube, and you can watch it below!

BWW TV: Dark, Thrilling, Strange & Sweet- Go Inside THE BAND'S VISIT's Opening Night! VideoBWW TV: Dark, Thrilling, Strange & Sweet- Go Inside THE BAND'S VISIT's Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opened officially just last night, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you inside the after party below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT will open later this week, on November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). THE BAND'S VISIT features music and lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, a book by NY Drama Critics Circle, Lortel and Outer Critics Circle awards winner Itamar Moses, based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and is directed by Drama Desk, Lortel, Joe A. Callaway & Obie Award winner David Cromer. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - THE BAND'S VISIT Band Plays 'Haj-Brutus' VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peek - THE BAND'S VISIT Band Plays 'Haj-Brutus'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Broadway's THE BAND'S VISIT just released a behind-the-scenes teaser of the band performing 'Haj-Butrus.' Check out the song, featuring both improvisation and written music, below!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes - Katrina Lenk Sings 'Omar Sharif' from THE BAND'S VISIT VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes - Katrina Lenk Sings 'Omar Sharif' from THE BAND'S VISIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The full website for the Broadway run of THE BAND'S VISIT went live this afternoon and features an audio stream of Katrina Lenk singing David Yazbek's 'Omar Sharif' accompanied by full orchestra. Listen to a sneak peek of her performing the song below in a new, behind-the-scenes video!