Phillip Russo

Music Director and Founder, moSTLy JAZZ


Phillip grew up in St. Charles, MO and spent much of his youth dancing at Performing Arts Centre.  He received his BA in Music Performance with a minor in composition from Lindenwood University in 2014. 


Following graduation, Phillip joined Tap Dogs on the 2016 international tour in China.  He keeps busy, currently teaching guitar & piano at the School of Rock - Kirkwood where he is also a director of the performance program.  He arranges and plays with the guitar trio, Hitchcock & The Hitmen and is half of a duet act with singer/comedian, Amy Armstrong.  Phillip is a pianist for Adam Gaffney & The Highway Saints.  He coordinates showcases and social media accounts for Alpha Brewing as well. 


Collaborating with moSTLy TAP brings Phillip back to his roots of tap dance and it's a perfect fit! 


St. Louis, MO


Phone:  636-577-4012