Phil Romo is a professional bassist, multi-instrumental music teacher and author from Hacienda Heights California. Phil studied music education at Cal State Fullerton and began teaching music professionally in 2002. Over the last fourteen years Phil has successfully taught hundreds of students musical principles on the piano, guitar, bass and drums. He is a highly popular and in demand teacher at Burbank Music Academy in Burbank California.
Phil has toured internationally and recorded three albums with original pop-rock band Intercept from 2004 to 2012. In 2006 Phil met and became a student of bass legend Louis "Thunder-Thumbs" Johnson. Phil took lessons from Louis and started the Black Dragon Bass Academy with Louis in 2007. After Louis Johnson passed away in 2015, Phil took it upon himself to write about the teachings that Louis taught him in his upcoming book, "The Secret Scrolls of Funk" out soon.
Phil is an avid cyclist, runner and family man who enjoys spending whatever free time he has with his family and friends over good food, strong wine and good company.
Photography courtesy of Brisia Gutierrez