Phil Rosenthal

Host, The Monthly Scene

Phil is just plain incredible singer/songwriter...a lover of the roots of Bluegrass...a phenomenal musician on everything from the mandolin and banjo to the guitar and dobro. He teaches, produces records, and has a fantastic program on i

Phil Rosenthal is an internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter. His compositions have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Bill Monroe, Nick Cave and others. He was lead singer and guitarist in the seminal bluegrass band the Seldom Scene, and is renowned for his skills on mandolin, guitar and banjo. He was selected Connecticut State Troubadour in 1994. Phil has been called "a roots master musician" by *Billboard Magazine* and "one of the most expressive singers in traditional country music" by the *Washington Post*. He has performed with Jerry Douglas, Bill Monroe, Emmylou Harris, Jonathan Edwards and many others in his career in folk and bluegrass music.