Salazar, Phil


  • From Ventura, California.
  • A veteran Southern California fiddler who has been a performer and studio musician since the early 1970’s. He has taught music, owned a music store and has fronted several bands including the Phil Salazar Band, the Acousticats, The Rincon Ramblers and Phil Salazar and the Kinfolk.
  • He has also toured with John McEwen and Bob Weir (of the Grateful Dead).
  • 1982, released “Down at Evangelina’s” album (The Acousticats, no label).
  • 1989, released The Phil Salazar Band album (Flying Fish).
  • 2013, released LIfe on the Edge album (Filzar).
  • 2019, released Project 1, Part 3 album (Filzar).
  • 2021, released “All That! For This?” album (Filzar).
  • 2021, band members include Tom Corbett (guitar), Bill Knopf (banjo), Bill Flores (reso guitar), Rick Borella (bass) and Elizabeth Rizor (fiddle).