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Phil Woods (I) (1931–2015)

Phil Woods was born on November 2, 1931 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA as Philip Wells Woods. He is known for his work on Choose Me (1984), Satan in High Heels (1962) and It's My Turn (1980). He was married to Jill Goodwin and Chan Parker. He died on September 29, 2015 in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Choose Me Soundtrack
Satan in High Heels Music Department
It's My Turn Music Department
Happy Easter Music Department


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 1984 Happy Easter (musician: saxophone)
 1980 It's My Turn (musician: saxophone solo)
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Elegy in Brass (1971) ... (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1971 Madame êtes-vous libre? (TV Series) (arranger - 13 episodes)
- Miss Taxi (1971) ... (arranger)
- La mairie du IXème arrondissement (1971) ... (arranger)
- L'examen (1971) ... (arranger)
- L'heure du choix... (1971) ... (arranger)
- Solitude (1971) ... (arranger)
 1962 Satan in High Heels (musician: reeds)
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 1984 Choose Me (writer: "Goodbye Mr. Evans")
 1959 Kiss Her Goodbye ("Kiss Her Goodbye")
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 2015 The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith (Documentary)
Self - Interviewee
 2006 This Is Gary McFarland (Documentary)
 2006 Legends of Jazz (TV Series documentary)
- The Altos (2006) ... Self
 1999 Monk in Europe (Documentary)
 1990 Rhythmstick (Video)
 1988 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (Documentary)
Self (Thelonious Monk Octet, alto sax)
 1984 Àngel Casas Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.27 (1984) ... Self
 1978 Pori Jazz 77 (TV Series)
Self - Performer
- Phil Woods, vakaan linjan mies (1978) ... Self - Performer
 1977 Rocky Mountain Jazz Party (Documentary)
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 2016 The 58th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Self - In Memoriam
 1992 Smoothie (Documentary)

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Played the memorable saxophone solo on Billy Joel's hit, "Just the Way You Are" (1978)

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