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Studio, San Geranimo  San Gregorio 
Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria 1995

 
  
Czech Republic, 2002               TP & TJ, 2005

Pam Brandon & Larry Chung, casual at China Camp, 2005

Sweets Mill, 2009

Failure To Disperse, Noe Valley Farmers Market, SF 2011
Failure To Disperse
Noe Valley Farmers Market, SF 2011

Taxi Driver, Santiago de Cuba, 2012

Ngirchoureng at Koror Night Market, Palau, March 2018

Ngirchoureng at Koror Night Market, Palau, March 2020

http://www.baseball-almanac.com/players/player.php?p=phillto02 
Baseball player (RIP)

I've played mandolin, fiddle, guitar, etc. with:

Wildcat on Toast (Doug, David, TP, Lawrence & unseen Joyce) 
my first bluegrass band in the 1980s, at Paul's Saloon

Hayfever (Doug, TP, Holly, David, Lawrence)

Hayfever (clockwise: David, TP, Holly, Lawrence, Doug)

Gold Coast (Paul, TP, Jeanette, Glenn, Tony F) 
at Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society Festival

County Line (Sue, TP, Bob, Doug, Paul)

Hero-mentors

Organizations in which I've been involved include:

Klezmer music: Proximity to some of the central people and influences made it virtually inevitable that I'd be drawn into the klezmer revival 
Music groups, venues, organizations, media, stuff i like, etc.:
  


          

Time-wasting odds and ends (old):
      • "The Compleat Poofreading Hanbook"
      • "How Not To Procrastinate!" (forthcoming)
Family matters
  • Irving memoirs transcript & recordings
  • Tom Phillips Woodworking in Ashland, Oregon
  • 2017 Obit of John Nova Phillips, globetrotting flâneur and literary executor of Violet Trefusis, my tenuous connection to the British Royal Family
  • Lt. Louis Friedberg (right), my mother's first cousin (son of Dorothy, my grandfather Irving's older sister), served in W.W. II in the Fifteenth Air Force as a navigator on a B-24 bomber based in England, was shot down over Germany, and died in a POW camp at age 20 in 1944. According to family lore, he participated in the famous raid on oil facilities in Ploiesti, Romania, Operation Tidal Wave.  
  • Another cousin Edwin Brown (son of Etta, my grandfather Irving's younger sister; see next photo), also served in the Air Force in England during the war. Carla (far right in the same photo, daughter of Clara, grand-daughter of Dorothy).
  TP, Ed, Paula, Carla (SF ~ 1999)

Ken (1929-2007), TP, Tom, Lupin (Ashland, Feb. 2007)

Ed Brown's painting and excellent likeness of my brother Tom

4 generations (Ashland, Mother's Day 2020)

Family members at a wedding in New York around 1940.
Standing, L to R: Edwin Brown, Etta Brown, Clara Friedberg, Dorothy Levine Friedberg, Louis Friedberg, Mike Friedberg, Gussie Pfefferblum, Joe Levine
Seated: Sam Brown, Rose Friedberg, Carol Levin, Irving Levin, Ida Levine
Missing because too young to attend: Arnold Brown (10), Paula Levin (10), Arthur Levin (5)

 
Ken & John (NY ~ 1934)         Florence Klotz (age 13, Brooklyn 1914)

  
Etta, Ida, Irving (Grodno, Russia ~1904)         Abraham Pfefferblum (NY~1910)

Finally a brief yet telling retrospective: