Derek Phelps

Comedian, Musician, Eater

Who have I played with?

I’ve had the great fortune to play with and/or record with a bunch of people:

-Dave Matthews (sat in with them once. I’m only listing this to impress you)

-Spoon (played a few times with them. Recorded an episode of Austin City Limits)

-Band of Horses (played one song with them at Austin City Limits Festival)

-Gary Clark Jr. (recorded on his latest album “The Story of Sonny Boy Slim”)

-Hard Proof (my main gig, lots of recording and playing)

-The Azmaris (passion project, lots of recording and playing)

-Tinnarose

-Star Parks

-Black Joe Lewis

-Broken Social Scene (sat in with them once–nice guys)

-The Toadies (played with and recorded a music video and several songs with)

-The Walkmen (one of my favorites. Played a few songs with them and 10 other trumpets and trombones)

-Thievery Corporation

-CSS

-Jens Lekman

-Tennis (Spotify session)

-Octopus Project

-What Made Milwaukee Famous (live only)

-The Calm Blue Sea

-The Relatives

-Palo Duro

-The Kickback

-The Preservation

-Kalu James

-Bobby Patterson

-Herman Hitson

-Barfield

-McPullish

-King Corduroy

-Barbara Lynn (recorded, but not finished)

-Willy Camero (Derek, Jason) (recorded, unreleased)

-Soundfounder

-The Great Nostalgic

-Don Chani

-The Babylonians

-Tyler Womack

-Michael St. Clair

-Cedric Burnside & Lightning Malcolm

-SPANISH GOLD Dante Schwebel / Patrick Hallahan / Adrian Quesada

-Justin Follen

-Phil Ajjarapu

-The Dead Love

-Ana Egge

-International Rising Band/ Aaron Feder

-Alma Afrobeat

-Nick Hennies

-Carl Smith

-Systm

-Big Haz

-Beautiful Supermachines

-Andy Bianculli/Star Parks

-OFFSET

-The Articles

-Superdot (first band)

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