Mr Phillip Slater

BCA W'gong MMus ANU GradDipInfoMngt
Lecturer in Trumpet

C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The University of Sydney


Biographical details

Phil Slater is a multi award-winning Australian trumpeter and composer based in Sydney. He is the leader or co-leader of several bands including the Phil Slater Quartet and Band of Five Names. Phil has performed and recorded with a diverse range of artists, including Nigel Kennedy, Lou Reed, DIG, Missy Higgins, Vince Jones, Bernie McGann, Archie Roach, Pnau, David Bridie, Katie Noonan, You Am I, Mike Nock, Terumasa Hino, The Sleepy Jackson, Jim Black and the Australian Art Orchestra.

He has performed in the Company B productions of Stuff Happens and Exit the King, as well as the Sydney Theatre Company productions of Mother Courage and The Sunshine Club. He has appeared as a featured soloist on many soundtrack recordings including Me Myself I, Three Dollars, Candy, Solo, Sample People and the TV series Wildside and Grass Roots.

In 2004, Phil was awarded the Bell Award for Australian Jazz Musician of the Year. He has also been awarded the Music Council of Australia Freedman Fellowship in 2002 and the 2003 TAC/Wangaratta Jazz Festival National Jazz Award.

In 2002 Phil released Strobe Coma Virgo to critical acclaim and has released three Band of Five Name recordings (Band of Five Names in 1998, Severance in 2002, and Empty Gardens in 2006). His latest recording is The Thousands.

Selected publications & creative works

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Music

  • Slater, P., Barker, S. (2016). Stu Hunter: The Migration. The Migration. City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Festival.
  • Lacey, G., Atkins, J., McGuire, M., Slater, P., Rogers, J. (2015). Black Ridge Farm Shearing Shed #1 - #8. The Acoustic Life of Sheds. Black Ridge Farm Shearing Shed, Milabena, Australia: Tasmanian International Arts Festival & Big hART Inc.
  • Slater, P., Dean, R. (2014). 1. Weaving the Rugs for trumpet and algorithmic sound 2. Tribute to Kenny Wheeler. Australysis: Journeys and Constructions. Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: The New Music Network.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S. (2014). Henka (for Trumpet and Percussion). Sydney Fringe Festival. Old 505 Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Fringe Festival.
  • Barker, S., Il Dong, B., Slater, P., Dewhurst, C., McMahon, M., Lee, R. (2014). Mujing. Sydney Sacred Music Festival. Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Sacred Music Festival.
  • Slater, P., Greening, J., McMahon, M., Zwartz, J., Barker, S. (2014). Seasons with Exceptions. Sydney International Brass Festival. Sydney Congress Hall, Sydney, Australia: Sydney International Brass Festival.
  • Barker, S., Il Dong, B., Tinkler, S., Dewhurst, C., McConnachie, S., Slater, P., Tomlinson, V., Veltheim, E. (2014). The Return of Spring. The Return of Spring. Tank Arts Centre, Cairns, Australia: The Australian Art Orchestra.
  • Slater, P. (2013). 1. Castlemaine Sunsongbook Suite #1 2. Castlemaine Sunsongbook Suite #2. Castlemaine State Festival | The Sun Songbook. Castlemaine Town Hall, Castlemaine VIC, Australia: Castlemaine State Festival.
  • Barker, S., Slater, P., Hunter, S. (2013). 1. Excerpt from 'The Perfectionist' 2. Scribbles on the Wall; Health & Happiness 3. Fahem Boy 4. The Beth Suite (three poems about my mother); Mtoto Potea (Lost Child); Archaeologist 5. The Refugee. Intersections. Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia: 2013 Sydney Writers Festival.
  • Dean, R., Slater, P., Smith, H., White, G. (2013). 1. Hypnagogia 2. Replicant 3. Translating Diemo. Australysis: Netting the Nodes. Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: New Music Network and Australysis.
  • Harrison, J., Slater, P., Waples, B. (2013). 1. Plastic Brushes 2. New 3/4 (Three/Four) 3. Music to Forget 4. Tough ECM 5. Chaconne No. 3 Variation No. 9 6. What you left Behind. Sunday Live | Jackson Harrison Trio. Joan Sutherland Centre, Penrith, Australia: ABC Classic FM.
  • Slater, P. (2013). Jazzgroove Sunsongbook Suite #1. Jazzgroove: Andy Gander Trio / Phil Slater and the Sun Song Book. 107 Projects, Sydney, Australia: Jazzgroove Association.
  • Slater, P. (2013). Wollongong Sunsongbook Suite #1. Phil Slater: The Sun Songbook. WPAC Theatre, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz and Blues Festival.
  • Slater, P., Australysis, A. (2012). Inside the Magnetic Spaces. Sound Vision 2012. Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: AustraLysis and New Music Network.
  • Evans, S., Slater, P., Greening, J., Spence, A., Hirst, B., Hall, T. (2012). Shiva's Wide Sky. Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival. The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Improvised Music Association.
  • Slater, P., Baecastuff, E. (2012). The Bounty Suite. Baecastuff Mutiny Music. Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre Theatre, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.
  • Slater, P., Il-dong, B., Dong Won, K., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., McMahon, M. (2012). The Creative Fire Suite. The 2012 Contemporary Music Program at Campbelltown Arts Centre. Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, NSW, Australia: Campbelltown City Council.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., Hirst, B., Veltheim, E. (2012). The Third Sun Suite. Phil Slater: The Sun Songbook. Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre Theatre, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.
  • Trio M., Slater, P., Tinkler, S., Barker, S. (2012). Trio M with Phil Slater, Scott Tinkler, and Simon Barker. Wangaratta Jazz Festival. Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre Theatre, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.
  • Slater, P., Australian Art Orchestra, T. (2010). 1. Concierto de Aranjuez from Joaquin Rodrigo's Sketches of Spain 2. Black Comedy 3. Ontetradecagon. Miles Davis: Prince of Darkness. Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne International Jazz Festival.
  • Slater, P., Australysis, A. (2010). 1. Toy Language 1 (8') 2. Improvisation (10') 3. Wordspotting (8') 4. Multipiano Trumpet (10'). The Late Night Sonic Space. ABC Centre, Ultimo, Australia: ABC, Australysis, Halcyon, New Music Network.
  • Slater, P., Edwardes, C. (2010). Alteres Landscapes. New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Eugene Goosens Hall, ABC Centre, Sydney, Australia: ABC, NEw Music Network, UTS.
  • Slater, P., Tinkler, S., Elphick, S., Barker, S. (2010). The Darts: Lines of Compression. The Darts. Venue 505, Sydney, Australia: Jazzgroove.
  • Slater, P., Lee, R., Australian Art Orchestra, T. (2010). The Hollow Air. Soak + The Hollow Air. Melbourne Recital Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne Recital Centre & Australian Art Orchestra w/ Melbourne International Arts Festival.
  • Slater, P., Noble, J. (2010). Touching Dialogue. New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Eugene Goosens Hall ABC Centre, Sydney, Australia: ABC, New Music Network, UTS.
  • Slater, P., Elphick, S., Cutlan, P. (2009). 1. Aiming 2. Church 3. Tapcos 4. Progression/Nature. Glebe 'Cafe Church' 8 O'Clock Sharp Series. Glebe 'Cafe Church' Space, Sydney, Australia: Glebe 'Cafe Church'.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S., Elphick, S., Tinkler, S. (2009). 1. First Piece 2. Second Piece. Suite 505 presents The Darts. Suite 505, Sydney, Australia: Suite 505.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Swanton, L. (2009). 1. Quartet Piece No. One 2. Quartet Piece No. Two. SIMA present The Phil Slater Quartet. The Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Improvised Music Association.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C. (2009). Band of Five Names Improv. 1. 2009 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues. Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Sydney, Australia: Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues.
  • Slater, P., Keller, A., Talia, J., Ball, E. (2009). Collaborations Project. Collaborations Project. ABC Studios, Sydney, Australia: Australian Broadcast Corporation.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Swanton, L. (2009). Quartet Piece No. 7. SIMA present The Phil Slater Quartet. The Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Improvised Music Association.
  • Slater, P., Hauser, F. (2009). Spaces Duet #1. Synergy Percussion: Still Lifes. Newington Chapel, Sydney, Australia: Synergy.
  • Lacey, G., Theak, D., Magnusson, S., Slater, P., Edwardes, C., McMahon, M., Keller, A. (2008). 1. A Castle For All 2. Flying Horse 3. Oh Charming Harlequin 4. Beautiful Columbine 5. Hidden Amongst the Flowers 6. Peacock Song 7. Colourful Fancy 8. Cassander the Strong 9. Pierrot the Clown 10. Hot Air Balloon 11. Cradled in the Peacock's Tail 12. Epilogue. Eugene Goossens Hall, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic FM Music.
  • Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., McMahon, M., Slater, P., Il-dong, B., Kim, D. (2008). 1. Calling 2. Sinawi 3. Dishevelled Hair 4. Song of Spring Fragrance 5. Song Of The Filial Daughter. Daorum. The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Opera House.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Armstrong, A., Barker, S. (2008). Band of Five Names performance/Broadcast @ The Factory. The Factory, Marrickville, Sydney, Australia: Places and Spaces Series, Sound Travelers, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Mosh Cam.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Festival of New Trumpet (FONT). Cornelia St. Café, New York, United States of America: Festival of New Trumpet.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Gallipoli. Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Theatre Company.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S., McMahon, M., Swanton, L. (2008). Jazz in the Domain 2008. Phil Slater Quartet feat. Performance. Phillip Precinct, Domain, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Festival 08. .
  • Slater, P. (2008). Passion: Adaptations of J S Bach's Passion According to St Matthew. North Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia: City of Melbourne, Artshouse.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Ruby’s Story at APAM. Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, Australia: Australian Performing Arts Market, Arts Victoria, Arts NSW, Australia Council for The Arts.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Sandy Evans/Tony Gorman's GEST8 project performance. The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Improvised Music Association.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Sculthorpe Remixed. Viva La Gong. McCabe Park, Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia: Wollongong City Council.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., Dae, I. (2007). 1.Improv 2.Sinawi 3.Calling 4.Daorum 5.Pansori. Powerhouse, Brisbane, Australia: Queensland Music Fesitval.
  • Slater, P., Rogers, J. (2007). Exit the King. Belvoir St. Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Company B.
  • Slater, P., Reed, L. (2007). Lou Reed's Berlin. State Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Festival.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Swanton, L. (2007). Open Seizure. The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Jazz Now Festival.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Swanton, L. (2006). 1. Burden of Corners 2. Crest 3. Tedium 4. Pemungkah 5. Bone Epilogue. Wangaratta Town Hall, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.
  • Slater, P., John, A., Barker, S., Hirst, B. (2006). Mother Courage and her Children. Wharf Theatre, Sydney, Australia: The Sydney Theatre Company.
  • Slater, P., Greenwell, A. (2006). The Hanging of Jean Lee. The Studio/Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Australian Broadcast Corporation/Sydney Opera House.
  • Slater, P., John, A. (2005). Stuff Happens. York Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Company B.
  • Slater, P., Evans, S., Gorman, T., Barker, S., Elphick, S. (2004). 1.Emperor's New Clothes 2.Winter Flight 3.Schools Out 4.Inner Flight 5.Suddenly Susan. The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: SIMA/Jazzgroove Assoc/Sydney Opera House.
  • Slater, P., Roach, A., Hunter, R., Grabowsky, P., Nolan, P. (2004). Kura Tungar: River Songs and Stories. Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne International Arts Festival.
  • Slater, P., Roach, A., Hunter, R., Grabowsky, P. (2004). Ruby's Story. Message Sticks Festival. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Opera House.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S. (2002). 1.Improv 1 2.Improv 2 3.Improv 3 4.Improv 4. Wangaratta Town Hall, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.
  • Slater, P., Evans, S., Grabowsky, P. (2002). Testimony: the legend of Charlie Parker. Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Opera House.

Live Performance - Interarts

  • Armfield, N., Barker, S., Briggs, W., Buday, H., Cullen, M., Dukes, A., Gilfedder, E., Koman, J., Masters, N., Moody, C., Slater, P., et al (2015). King Lear. Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Theatre Company.
  • Nolan, P., Choi, K., Balodis, J., Kim, D., Tregloan, A., Slater, P., Barker, S., Legs on the Wall., AsiaNow. (2015). Tale of Samulnori. The Tale of Samulnori (World Premier Performance). Seoul Street Arts Creation Centre, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South): Seoul Street Arts Festival/Legs On The Wall/AsiaNow.

Recorded / Rendered Performance

  • Barker, S., Slater, P. (2016). 1. On Running 2. Breath Form Movement 4. Cyclic and Pendulum (elastic recoil). On On Running, CD, Sydney, Australia: MGM.
  • Barker, S., Slater, P. (2016). 1. Return to Tahiti 2. Mauatua. On Baecastuff: Mutiny Music, CD, Sydney, Australia: Rick Robertson.
  • Barker, S., Slater, P., Dewhurst, C. (2016). 3. Hill/Mind. On On Running, CD, Sydney, Australia: MGM.
  • Il Dong, B., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., Lee, R., McMahon, M., Slater, P. (2015). 1. Waters Converge 2. Gathering Rains, 3. Ghost Song 4. I Go 5. Streams Revealed 6. Little Gate. On Trace Sphere: Gathering Rains, CD, Online digital platforms, Sydney, Australia: MGM (The groove Merchants) Digital distribution.
  • Ford, A., Lacey, G., Slater, P. (2013). Untuning the Sky, Radio, internet, Sydney, Australia: Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Slater, P., Cross, A., Farrar, P., Panucci, B., Goodman, D. (2012). 1. The Loosener 2. Long Walk Home With Lee 3. I Remember Rusty 4. Real Velour 5. Broadway 6. Scattered Showers 7. Like Dave. On Abel Cross Quintet Neo Bop, Compact Disc, Australia, Australia: Rufus Records.
  • Evans, A., Slater, P., Rowe, K., Cutlin, P. (2010). Nature's Little Game, CD, Sydney, Australia: Kate Rowe.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Il-dong, B., Kim, D., Dewhurst, C. (2008). Daorum, CD, Australia: Kimnara.
  • Edwardes, C., Keller, A., Lacey, G., McMahon, M., Magnusson, S., Slater, P., Wilson, J. (2008). 1. A Castle For All 2. Oh charming Harlequin 3. Flying horse 4. Beautiful Columbine 5. Colourful fancy 6. Cradled in the peacock's tail 7. Pierrot the clown 8. Hot air balloon 9. Hidden amongst the flowers 10. Peacock song 11. Cassander the strong 12. Epilogue. On Hush 8, CD, Melbourne, Australia: Music Council of Australia, Freedman Foundation, Royal Childrens Hospital.
  • Zwartz, J., Mcall, B., Slater, P., Devries, D., Stuart, H., Hevia, F. (2008). 1. The Sea 2. Epic 3. Chester 4. Martha's Lullaby 5. Traveling Song 6. Hummingbird 7. Musica Para Meu Pai 8. A Sereia. On The Sea, CD, Sydney, Australia: Jonathan Zwartz.
  • Slater, P. (2007). 1. Mosaic / Odamura 2. A shower of sunbeams 3. Winter flight 4. Inner space 5. The emperor's old clothes 6. Whistling at dinner 7. Kaleidoscope 8. Lambent 9. Platform 10. White 11. Suddenly Susanly 12. School's out 13. The march of Captain Vanstone 14. Nothing like. On Kaleidoscope, CD, Glebe, Australia: Tall Poppies Records.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S., McMahon, M., Swanton, L. (2006). 1. Burden of Corners 2. Crest 3. Tedium 4. Rhyme of Knife and Mantra 5. Lissom 6. The Thousands 7. Bone Epilogue/Reprise. On Phil Slater Quartet: The Thousands, CD, Sydney, Australia: Kimnara.
  • McMahon, M., Slater, P., Barker, S. (2005). 1.Like I Do 2.Nata Lagal 3.Lissom 4.To Find You 5.Sun 6.Beginnings 7.Dancing Laughing 8.Wise Ones 9.Paths And Streams. On MATT MCMAHON: PATHS AND STREAMS, CD, SYDNEY, Australia: KIMNARA.
  • Slater, P., Pike, L. (2005). 1.Phases 2.Geoff As The Hulk 3.Pretender's Hand 4.Dreams 5.Sprinter 6.Supply 7.A Life Of Near Misses 8.Twenties In The Eighties 9.Uniform 64 10.This Mountain. On Near Misses, CD, Berlin, Germany: ~scape.
  • Slater, P., Roach, A., Hunter, R., Grabowsky, P. (2005). Ruby. On , CD, Melbourne, Australia: Australian Art Orchestra.
  • Slater, P. (2004). Moving Through Taboos, 1. This Is The Woman, 2. We Let Them Do It, 3. Auto Freaks, 4. Union Man, 5. My Love, My Life, 6. To Find You, 7. Coloured Strands, 8. I Watch Myself Being .9. Sea of Atrophy (Wires), 10. The Parting Glass #1. On Moving Through Taboos, Australia: Universal.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S. (2003). 1. Silent season 2. Original face 3. Twelve links 4. Limited 5. Certainty 6. Red swell 7.For Anu 8. Inner pillars 9.Empty gardens. On Empty Gardens, CD, Sydney, Australia: Kimnara.
  • Slater, P., Dewhurst, J., McMahon, M., Hirst, B. (2003). 1.The Third Sun 2.Circadia 3.Pemungkah 4.The Chance 5.Abiding 6.Bone Epilogue 7.Twisted 8.Meet And Place. On STROBE COMA VIRGO, CD, Sydney, Australia: DOWNLOUDER/NEWMARKET.
  • Slater, P. (2003). Oximetric, 1. Zena May Perkins, 2. The Appearance of the Boll Weevil, 3. Matins, 4. My Grandfather's Clock, 5. Blue Corvis, 6. Chicken Feathers From the One Duck, 7. Palm Court, 8. Improvisation. On , Sydney, Australia: Jazzgroove Records.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S., McMahon, M. (2003). Severance 1. Severance and Permitude 2. Three Word Poem 3. Tenth Mountain 4. Child and Machine 5. Image 6. Third Bubble 7. Quiet Night Dirt 8. Arctic 9. Hidden Hyperbola. On Band of Five Names: Severance, CD, Sydney, Australia: Newmarket.
  • Slater, P. (2000). Nine Lives, 1. Reason, 2. Habitat, 3. Lay Awake, 4. Truth Is, 5. Bianca Rosa, 6. So To Speak, 7. There You Are, 8. Blue Intro/ Big Louie, 9. Nine Souls, 10. People On Foot. On Nine Lives, Australia: ABC.
  • Slater, P. (1999). Band of Five Names, 1. Soak, 2. The Altruist, 3. Motion, 4. That Was Then, This Is Then, 5. Nebula, 6. A Certain Slant of Light, 7. Defiance, 8. Relief. On Band of Five Names, Sydney, Australia: Sony.
  • Slater, P. (1998). Ozboppin, 1.The Gift, 2.Pink Cloud, 3.I Don't Know This World Without Don Cherry, 4.Searchin', 5.Havana Flute Summit, 6.Not We But One, 7.Soaring With Bird, 8.Look To The East, 9.The Umo Jazz Orchestra, 10.On The Other Hand, 11. Flip Side, 12.Exile and Discovery, 13.The Master POwer, 14.Ozboppin'. On Ozboppin', Australia: Naxos Jazz.

2016

  • Barker, S., Slater, P. (2016). 1. On Running 2. Breath Form Movement 4. Cyclic and Pendulum (elastic recoil). On On Running, CD, Sydney, Australia: MGM.
  • Barker, S., Slater, P. (2016). 1. Return to Tahiti 2. Mauatua. On Baecastuff: Mutiny Music, CD, Sydney, Australia: Rick Robertson.
  • Barker, S., Slater, P., Dewhurst, C. (2016). 3. Hill/Mind. On On Running, CD, Sydney, Australia: MGM.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S. (2016). Stu Hunter: The Migration. The Migration. City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Festival.

2015

  • Il Dong, B., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., Lee, R., McMahon, M., Slater, P. (2015). 1. Waters Converge 2. Gathering Rains, 3. Ghost Song 4. I Go 5. Streams Revealed 6. Little Gate. On Trace Sphere: Gathering Rains, CD, Online digital platforms, Sydney, Australia: MGM (The groove Merchants) Digital distribution.
  • Lacey, G., Atkins, J., McGuire, M., Slater, P., Rogers, J. (2015). Black Ridge Farm Shearing Shed #1 - #8. The Acoustic Life of Sheds. Black Ridge Farm Shearing Shed, Milabena, Australia: Tasmanian International Arts Festival & Big hART Inc.
  • Armfield, N., Barker, S., Briggs, W., Buday, H., Cullen, M., Dukes, A., Gilfedder, E., Koman, J., Masters, N., Moody, C., Slater, P., et al (2015). King Lear. Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Theatre Company.
  • Nolan, P., Choi, K., Balodis, J., Kim, D., Tregloan, A., Slater, P., Barker, S., Legs on the Wall., AsiaNow. (2015). Tale of Samulnori. The Tale of Samulnori (World Premier Performance). Seoul Street Arts Creation Centre, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South): Seoul Street Arts Festival/Legs On The Wall/AsiaNow.

2014

  • Slater, P., Dean, R. (2014). 1. Weaving the Rugs for trumpet and algorithmic sound 2. Tribute to Kenny Wheeler. Australysis: Journeys and Constructions. Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: The New Music Network.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S. (2014). Henka (for Trumpet and Percussion). Sydney Fringe Festival. Old 505 Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Fringe Festival.
  • Barker, S., Il Dong, B., Slater, P., Dewhurst, C., McMahon, M., Lee, R. (2014). Mujing. Sydney Sacred Music Festival. Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Sacred Music Festival.
  • Slater, P., Greening, J., McMahon, M., Zwartz, J., Barker, S. (2014). Seasons with Exceptions. Sydney International Brass Festival. Sydney Congress Hall, Sydney, Australia: Sydney International Brass Festival.
  • Barker, S., Il Dong, B., Tinkler, S., Dewhurst, C., McConnachie, S., Slater, P., Tomlinson, V., Veltheim, E. (2014). The Return of Spring. The Return of Spring. Tank Arts Centre, Cairns, Australia: The Australian Art Orchestra.

2013

  • Ford, A., Lacey, G., Slater, P. (2013). Untuning the Sky, Radio, internet, Sydney, Australia: Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Slater, P. (2013). 1. Castlemaine Sunsongbook Suite #1 2. Castlemaine Sunsongbook Suite #2. Castlemaine State Festival | The Sun Songbook. Castlemaine Town Hall, Castlemaine VIC, Australia: Castlemaine State Festival.
  • Barker, S., Slater, P., Hunter, S. (2013). 1. Excerpt from 'The Perfectionist' 2. Scribbles on the Wall; Health & Happiness 3. Fahem Boy 4. The Beth Suite (three poems about my mother); Mtoto Potea (Lost Child); Archaeologist 5. The Refugee. Intersections. Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia: 2013 Sydney Writers Festival.
  • Dean, R., Slater, P., Smith, H., White, G. (2013). 1. Hypnagogia 2. Replicant 3. Translating Diemo. Australysis: Netting the Nodes. Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: New Music Network and Australysis.
  • Harrison, J., Slater, P., Waples, B. (2013). 1. Plastic Brushes 2. New 3/4 (Three/Four) 3. Music to Forget 4. Tough ECM 5. Chaconne No. 3 Variation No. 9 6. What you left Behind. Sunday Live | Jackson Harrison Trio. Joan Sutherland Centre, Penrith, Australia: ABC Classic FM.
  • Slater, P. (2013). Jazzgroove Sunsongbook Suite #1. Jazzgroove: Andy Gander Trio / Phil Slater and the Sun Song Book. 107 Projects, Sydney, Australia: Jazzgroove Association.
  • Slater, P. (2013). Wollongong Sunsongbook Suite #1. Phil Slater: The Sun Songbook. WPAC Theatre, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz and Blues Festival.

2012

  • Slater, P., Cross, A., Farrar, P., Panucci, B., Goodman, D. (2012). 1. The Loosener 2. Long Walk Home With Lee 3. I Remember Rusty 4. Real Velour 5. Broadway 6. Scattered Showers 7. Like Dave. On Abel Cross Quintet Neo Bop, Compact Disc, Australia, Australia: Rufus Records.
  • Slater, P., Australysis, A. (2012). Inside the Magnetic Spaces. Sound Vision 2012. Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: AustraLysis and New Music Network.
  • Evans, S., Slater, P., Greening, J., Spence, A., Hirst, B., Hall, T. (2012). Shiva's Wide Sky. Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival. The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Improvised Music Association.
  • Slater, P., Baecastuff, E. (2012). The Bounty Suite. Baecastuff Mutiny Music. Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre Theatre, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.
  • Slater, P., Il-dong, B., Dong Won, K., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., McMahon, M. (2012). The Creative Fire Suite. The 2012 Contemporary Music Program at Campbelltown Arts Centre. Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, NSW, Australia: Campbelltown City Council.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., Hirst, B., Veltheim, E. (2012). The Third Sun Suite. Phil Slater: The Sun Songbook. Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre Theatre, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.
  • Trio M., Slater, P., Tinkler, S., Barker, S. (2012). Trio M with Phil Slater, Scott Tinkler, and Simon Barker. Wangaratta Jazz Festival. Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre Theatre, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.

2010

  • Evans, A., Slater, P., Rowe, K., Cutlin, P. (2010). Nature's Little Game, CD, Sydney, Australia: Kate Rowe.
  • Slater, P., Australian Art Orchestra, T. (2010). 1. Concierto de Aranjuez from Joaquin Rodrigo's Sketches of Spain 2. Black Comedy 3. Ontetradecagon. Miles Davis: Prince of Darkness. Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne International Jazz Festival.
  • Slater, P., Australysis, A. (2010). 1. Toy Language 1 (8') 2. Improvisation (10') 3. Wordspotting (8') 4. Multipiano Trumpet (10'). The Late Night Sonic Space. ABC Centre, Ultimo, Australia: ABC, Australysis, Halcyon, New Music Network.
  • Slater, P., Edwardes, C. (2010). Alteres Landscapes. New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Eugene Goosens Hall, ABC Centre, Sydney, Australia: ABC, NEw Music Network, UTS.
  • Slater, P., Tinkler, S., Elphick, S., Barker, S. (2010). The Darts: Lines of Compression. The Darts. Venue 505, Sydney, Australia: Jazzgroove.
  • Slater, P., Lee, R., Australian Art Orchestra, T. (2010). The Hollow Air. Soak + The Hollow Air. Melbourne Recital Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne Recital Centre & Australian Art Orchestra w/ Melbourne International Arts Festival.
  • Slater, P., Noble, J. (2010). Touching Dialogue. New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Eugene Goosens Hall ABC Centre, Sydney, Australia: ABC, New Music Network, UTS.

2009

  • Slater, P., Elphick, S., Cutlan, P. (2009). 1. Aiming 2. Church 3. Tapcos 4. Progression/Nature. Glebe 'Cafe Church' 8 O'Clock Sharp Series. Glebe 'Cafe Church' Space, Sydney, Australia: Glebe 'Cafe Church'.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S., Elphick, S., Tinkler, S. (2009). 1. First Piece 2. Second Piece. Suite 505 presents The Darts. Suite 505, Sydney, Australia: Suite 505.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Swanton, L. (2009). 1. Quartet Piece No. One 2. Quartet Piece No. Two. SIMA present The Phil Slater Quartet. The Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Improvised Music Association.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C. (2009). Band of Five Names Improv. 1. 2009 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues. Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Sydney, Australia: Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues.
  • Slater, P., Keller, A., Talia, J., Ball, E. (2009). Collaborations Project. Collaborations Project. ABC Studios, Sydney, Australia: Australian Broadcast Corporation.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Swanton, L. (2009). Quartet Piece No. 7. SIMA present The Phil Slater Quartet. The Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Improvised Music Association.
  • Slater, P., Hauser, F. (2009). Spaces Duet #1. Synergy Percussion: Still Lifes. Newington Chapel, Sydney, Australia: Synergy.

2008

  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Il-dong, B., Kim, D., Dewhurst, C. (2008). Daorum, CD, Australia: Kimnara.
  • Lacey, G., Theak, D., Magnusson, S., Slater, P., Edwardes, C., McMahon, M., Keller, A. (2008). 1. A Castle For All 2. Flying Horse 3. Oh Charming Harlequin 4. Beautiful Columbine 5. Hidden Amongst the Flowers 6. Peacock Song 7. Colourful Fancy 8. Cassander the Strong 9. Pierrot the Clown 10. Hot Air Balloon 11. Cradled in the Peacock's Tail 12. Epilogue. Eugene Goossens Hall, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic FM Music.
  • Edwardes, C., Keller, A., Lacey, G., McMahon, M., Magnusson, S., Slater, P., Wilson, J. (2008). 1. A Castle For All 2. Oh charming Harlequin 3. Flying horse 4. Beautiful Columbine 5. Colourful fancy 6. Cradled in the peacock's tail 7. Pierrot the clown 8. Hot air balloon 9. Hidden amongst the flowers 10. Peacock song 11. Cassander the strong 12. Epilogue. On Hush 8, CD, Melbourne, Australia: Music Council of Australia, Freedman Foundation, Royal Childrens Hospital.
  • Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., McMahon, M., Slater, P., Il-dong, B., Kim, D. (2008). 1. Calling 2. Sinawi 3. Dishevelled Hair 4. Song of Spring Fragrance 5. Song Of The Filial Daughter. Daorum. The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Opera House.
  • Zwartz, J., Mcall, B., Slater, P., Devries, D., Stuart, H., Hevia, F. (2008). 1. The Sea 2. Epic 3. Chester 4. Martha's Lullaby 5. Traveling Song 6. Hummingbird 7. Musica Para Meu Pai 8. A Sereia. On The Sea, CD, Sydney, Australia: Jonathan Zwartz.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Armstrong, A., Barker, S. (2008). Band of Five Names performance/Broadcast @ The Factory. The Factory, Marrickville, Sydney, Australia: Places and Spaces Series, Sound Travelers, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Mosh Cam.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Festival of New Trumpet (FONT). Cornelia St. Café, New York, United States of America: Festival of New Trumpet.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Gallipoli. Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Theatre Company.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S., McMahon, M., Swanton, L. (2008). Jazz in the Domain 2008. Phil Slater Quartet feat. Performance. Phillip Precinct, Domain, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Festival 08. .
  • Slater, P. (2008). Passion: Adaptations of J S Bach's Passion According to St Matthew. North Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia: City of Melbourne, Artshouse.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Ruby’s Story at APAM. Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, Australia: Australian Performing Arts Market, Arts Victoria, Arts NSW, Australia Council for The Arts.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Sandy Evans/Tony Gorman's GEST8 project performance. The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Improvised Music Association.
  • Slater, P. (2008). Sculthorpe Remixed. Viva La Gong. McCabe Park, Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia: Wollongong City Council.

2007

  • Slater, P. (2007). 1. Mosaic / Odamura 2. A shower of sunbeams 3. Winter flight 4. Inner space 5. The emperor's old clothes 6. Whistling at dinner 7. Kaleidoscope 8. Lambent 9. Platform 10. White 11. Suddenly Susanly 12. School's out 13. The march of Captain Vanstone 14. Nothing like. On Kaleidoscope, CD, Glebe, Australia: Tall Poppies Records.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Dewhurst, C., Dae, I. (2007). 1.Improv 2.Sinawi 3.Calling 4.Daorum 5.Pansori. Powerhouse, Brisbane, Australia: Queensland Music Fesitval.
  • Slater, P., Rogers, J. (2007). Exit the King. Belvoir St. Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Company B.
  • Slater, P., Reed, L. (2007). Lou Reed's Berlin. State Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Festival.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Swanton, L. (2007). Open Seizure. The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Jazz Now Festival.

2006

  • Slater, P., Barker, S., McMahon, M., Swanton, L. (2006). 1. Burden of Corners 2. Crest 3. Tedium 4. Rhyme of Knife and Mantra 5. Lissom 6. The Thousands 7. Bone Epilogue/Reprise. On Phil Slater Quartet: The Thousands, CD, Sydney, Australia: Kimnara.
  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S., Swanton, L. (2006). 1. Burden of Corners 2. Crest 3. Tedium 4. Pemungkah 5. Bone Epilogue. Wangaratta Town Hall, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.
  • Slater, P., John, A., Barker, S., Hirst, B. (2006). Mother Courage and her Children. Wharf Theatre, Sydney, Australia: The Sydney Theatre Company.
  • Slater, P., Greenwell, A. (2006). The Hanging of Jean Lee. The Studio/Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Australian Broadcast Corporation/Sydney Opera House.

2005

  • McMahon, M., Slater, P., Barker, S. (2005). 1.Like I Do 2.Nata Lagal 3.Lissom 4.To Find You 5.Sun 6.Beginnings 7.Dancing Laughing 8.Wise Ones 9.Paths And Streams. On MATT MCMAHON: PATHS AND STREAMS, CD, SYDNEY, Australia: KIMNARA.
  • Slater, P., Pike, L. (2005). 1.Phases 2.Geoff As The Hulk 3.Pretender's Hand 4.Dreams 5.Sprinter 6.Supply 7.A Life Of Near Misses 8.Twenties In The Eighties 9.Uniform 64 10.This Mountain. On Near Misses, CD, Berlin, Germany: ~scape.
  • Slater, P., Roach, A., Hunter, R., Grabowsky, P. (2005). Ruby. On , CD, Melbourne, Australia: Australian Art Orchestra.
  • Slater, P., John, A. (2005). Stuff Happens. York Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia: Company B.

2004

  • Slater, P., Evans, S., Gorman, T., Barker, S., Elphick, S. (2004). 1.Emperor's New Clothes 2.Winter Flight 3.Schools Out 4.Inner Flight 5.Suddenly Susan. The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: SIMA/Jazzgroove Assoc/Sydney Opera House.
  • Slater, P., Roach, A., Hunter, R., Grabowsky, P., Nolan, P. (2004). Kura Tungar: River Songs and Stories. Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne International Arts Festival.
  • Slater, P. (2004). Moving Through Taboos, 1. This Is The Woman, 2. We Let Them Do It, 3. Auto Freaks, 4. Union Man, 5. My Love, My Life, 6. To Find You, 7. Coloured Strands, 8. I Watch Myself Being .9. Sea of Atrophy (Wires), 10. The Parting Glass #1. On Moving Through Taboos, Australia: Universal.
  • Slater, P., Roach, A., Hunter, R., Grabowsky, P. (2004). Ruby's Story. Message Sticks Festival. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Opera House.

2003

  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S. (2003). 1. Silent season 2. Original face 3. Twelve links 4. Limited 5. Certainty 6. Red swell 7.For Anu 8. Inner pillars 9.Empty gardens. On Empty Gardens, CD, Sydney, Australia: Kimnara.
  • Slater, P., Dewhurst, J., McMahon, M., Hirst, B. (2003). 1.The Third Sun 2.Circadia 3.Pemungkah 4.The Chance 5.Abiding 6.Bone Epilogue 7.Twisted 8.Meet And Place. On STROBE COMA VIRGO, CD, Sydney, Australia: DOWNLOUDER/NEWMARKET.
  • Slater, P. (2003). Oximetric, 1. Zena May Perkins, 2. The Appearance of the Boll Weevil, 3. Matins, 4. My Grandfather's Clock, 5. Blue Corvis, 6. Chicken Feathers From the One Duck, 7. Palm Court, 8. Improvisation. On , Sydney, Australia: Jazzgroove Records.
  • Slater, P., Barker, S., McMahon, M. (2003). Severance 1. Severance and Permitude 2. Three Word Poem 3. Tenth Mountain 4. Child and Machine 5. Image 6. Third Bubble 7. Quiet Night Dirt 8. Arctic 9. Hidden Hyperbola. On Band of Five Names: Severance, CD, Sydney, Australia: Newmarket.

2002

  • Slater, P., McMahon, M., Barker, S. (2002). 1.Improv 1 2.Improv 2 3.Improv 3 4.Improv 4. Wangaratta Town Hall, Wangaratta, Australia: Wangaratta Jazz Festival.
  • Slater, P., Evans, S., Grabowsky, P. (2002). Testimony: the legend of Charlie Parker. Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Opera House.

2000

  • Slater, P. (2000). Nine Lives, 1. Reason, 2. Habitat, 3. Lay Awake, 4. Truth Is, 5. Bianca Rosa, 6. So To Speak, 7. There You Are, 8. Blue Intro/ Big Louie, 9. Nine Souls, 10. People On Foot. On Nine Lives, Australia: ABC.

1999

  • Slater, P. (1999). Band of Five Names, 1. Soak, 2. The Altruist, 3. Motion, 4. That Was Then, This Is Then, 5. Nebula, 6. A Certain Slant of Light, 7. Defiance, 8. Relief. On Band of Five Names, Sydney, Australia: Sony.

1998

  • Slater, P. (1998). Ozboppin, 1.The Gift, 2.Pink Cloud, 3.I Don't Know This World Without Don Cherry, 4.Searchin', 5.Havana Flute Summit, 6.Not We But One, 7.Soaring With Bird, 8.Look To The East, 9.The Umo Jazz Orchestra, 10.On The Other Hand, 11. Flip Side, 12.Exile and Discovery, 13.The Master POwer, 14.Ozboppin'. On Ozboppin', Australia: Naxos Jazz.

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