Phil D'Agostino is well known in the Philadelphia area and beyond as an in demand touring bassist, session musician, and music educator. In addition to his sideman work, Phil has released two records of original compositions. "Inlets" in 2013, and "Music from a Sinking Ship" in 2009. Both records received considerable airplay, and he has been fortunate enough to perform his music with his band at venues such as the Kimmel Center and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, and Rockwood Music Hall in New York City.
As a session musician, Phil has done major label work for Grammy winning producers in magnificent studios, played bass on bedroom and basement recordings with indie and folk artists, and everything in between. Stylistically versatile, his recording credits include rock, country, jazz, soul, reggae, classical, etc. In 2014 he produced "County Line", the debut full length record from singer songwriter Irene Molloy.
Phil has accompanied countless singers and songwriters throughout his career, including Scot Sax, Ben Arnold, Chris Kasper, and Pete Donnelly. He was a founding member of progressive bluegrass outfit Wissahickon Chicken Shack and garage rockers the Doublewides. He is also a member of well known indie folk band Hezekiah Jones, and Philadelphia funk juggernaut Johnny Showcase and the Mystic Ticket.
With Get the Led Out, Phil is dedicated to the unending pursuit of emulating the amazing John Paul Jones bass parts. He strives to accurately reproduce all aspects of JPJ's tone, feel, and harmonic sensibility.