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Philippe Saisse

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Grammy Nominated Composer, Arranger, Music Producer & Keyboardist

Performed and conducted the London Royal Philharmonic at Abbey Road Studios for a Rolex Commercial which aired during the 2019 Oscars.
Featured Artist (with Lady Gaga, Elton John, Hailee Steinfeld), composer and co-producer with Nile Rodgers of Chic’s 2018 release “It’s About Time”
Songs & Cues have been featured in TV series such as CBS hit show “Madam Secretary”, BET “Real Husbands of Beverly Hills”, Sky TV “Tom Thorne: Sleepy Head” directed by Stephen Hopkins,“One Life to Live,” HBO “The L Word,” among others
Composed and scored for several TV commercials including Rolex (2018-19), Got Milk! (2018), Office Depot, Ritz Cracker, Downey
Arranger & producer of Disney’s remake of “When You Wish Upon A Star” for its Signature Collection of Pinocchio
Grammy Nominated Artist for “At World’s Edge” in the Best Contemporary Jazz Album category 2010
Co-scoring “Monk”, China’s biggest budget film to date, to be released in September 2015.
Co-scoring Milla Jovovich’s “Faces In The Crowd” film (2011)
Music Director for legendary fusion guitarist Al Di Meola electric comeback 2015 tour
Trio album “On The Level” produced 3 top 10 singles on the Billboard Jazz Radio chart in 2017-18
Composed News Theme for SSN channel (Soul of the South Network)
Video Game scores written for Babel Rising, Babel Running, Kate Brooks: The Secret Legacy, Red Steel, The Agency, Zebuloids and Babel Casino and more... (Mando Productions/Ubisoft)
Produced and wrote comeback album Que Pasa” for the late legendary Gato Barbieri Billboard #1 Jazz charts.
Performed on multiple Grammy Nominated projects including Al Jarreau, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Kirk Whalum
String arranger and keyboardist for Rod Stewart’s “Great American Songbook” I,II & IV.
Producer, arranger and pianist for Rick Braun’s “Sings With Strings” with the Prague Symphony Orchestra.
Scored Stana Katic produced community service documentary Alternative Travel Project.
Producer, keyboardist and co-composer of Rick Braun’s albums “All It Takes” and “Can You Feel It” Arranger, programmer and keyboard player for a multitude of major recordings by legendary producers Arif
Mardin, Nile Rodgers, Phil Ramone, Dan Hartman, Tommy Lipuma, Steve Lillywhite, Russ Titelman, including Chaka Khan’s “I Feel For You”, Steve Winwood’s “Higher Love”, B 52’s “Deadbeat Club”, David Bowie’s“Never Let Me Down”, Rolling Stones’s “Dirty Works” among others
Strings arrangement for Dionne Warwick’s album “Only Trust Your Heart” (2010)
Producer , arranger and keyboardist on Sony-Japan release “Rendezvous in Paris” for singer Jasmine Roy, featuring Al Jarreau, Bill Evans, Francis Lai, Gérard Depardieu and Marc Antoine
Keyboardist and co-music director for David Sanborn cult TV show “Night Music” on NBC produced by Broadway Video

Graduate of Berklee College of Music, Boston – Orchestrating, Jazz Improvisation, vibraphone with jazz legend Gary Burton
Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique, Paris – solfège, percussion, harmony, sight reading, piano