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Biography - Phil Ravita - Bassist

Phil Ravita

Acoustic and electric bassist Phil Ravita is a freelance musician based in the DC/Baltimore area performing all genres of music in ensembles including orchestras, big bands, theater bands, quartets, trios and duos.

Phil is a faculty member at Prince Georges Community College and the College of Southern Maryland.

Phil Ravita has shared the stage with guest artists who include Bobby Shew, Jimmy Heath, Claudio Roditi, Gabrielle Goodman, Diane Hoffman, Joyce Scott, Beverly Williams, Ruby Glover, Scott Wenholdt, and Steve Wilson.

Phil’s compositions “In the Back Door” and “Blue Sunshine" was featured and received awards in the 14th Annual Billboard International Song Contest. He is an Eden Bass Amplification artist, and a REMIC Microphones artist.