The list of people whom Phyllis Taylor Sparks has played for reads like a virtual Who's Who, including the wedding of Natalie Cole, numerous events for Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, and for H.R.H. Prince Edward on his recent trip to Nashville. In addition to her work as a solo artist, Ms. Sparks has played with the Nashville Symphony on their Carnegie Hall Tour and on the Amy Grant 2001 Christmas Tour. Ms. Sparks and her jazz trio, The Dream Machine, have played Nashville's prestigious Swan Ball. She has also accompanied Josh Groban, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lorrie Morgan and the legendary Ray Charles. While playing with the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Phyllis accompanied Trey Anastasio, of the rock group Phish, at the 2004 Bonnaroo Festival. "That had to be one of the most surreal gigs I've ever played. Being on stage at a world-known music festival in front of 90,000 screaming people was indescribable. Just the roar of the crowd made you feel like you could do anything".
From Dearborn, Michigan, Phylllis Taylor Sparks holds Masters Degrees in Music Performance from both the University of Michigan and Belmont University.
Other recordings by Ms Sparks are Harp Horizons, Heart Strings, I Remember You, and Celtic Harp Sparks!.
Check out the artist's website:
1. Sleigh Ride
2. Winter Wonderland
3. Harp For The Holidays
4. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
5. Feliz Navidad
6. Caribbean Carol
7. Chipmonk Christmas Song
8. Christmas Collage (traditional Christmas carols)
9. Holly Jolly Christmas
10. Silent Night