Flip Phillips’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 26, 1915

Death Date

August 17, 2001

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States



The saxophonist Flip Phillips died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Member of Jazz at the Philharmonic from 1946 to 1957. He has played jazz tenor saxophone and clarinet.

He performed with the Woody Herman band in the 1940s and the spinoff band, the Woodchoppers.

He retired for fifteen years in Florida but went back to recording music while in his eighties.

He was born and raised in Brooklyn.

He recorded for Verve with many different artists, including Ray Brown.