@manmanphilly - manmanphilly

Music Director/Keyboardist/Programmer (John Legend,Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg,J Cole, KanYe West,Ro James, CHROMEO and more...) ROLAND/MOTU/RADIAL/ARTIST

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July 24, 2019 
TAORMINA, Sicily, Italy
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July 24, 2019 TAORMINA, Sicily, Italy

Played @nprmusic_tinydesk again... This time w/ the amazing @thenicolebus .... Such a great spirit... and shes a REAL musician... Meant a lot to bring a “bucket list” gig to life for her. #MD #TinyDesk
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Played @nprmusic_tinydesk again... This time w/ the amazing @thenicolebus .... Such a great spirit... and shes a REAL musician... Meant a lot to bring a “bucket list” gig to life for her. #md #tinydesk

June 15, 2019 
Opening Night @hollywoodbowl w/ @JohnLegend was magical! A night I will ever forget. Thank you John, Thomas Wilkins (conductor), Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and last but not least our amazing band, crew and singers... S/o to the Q man for his approval...
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June 15, 2019 Opening Night @hollywoodbowl w/ @johnlegend was magical! A night I will ever forget. Thank you John, Thomas Wilkins (conductor), Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and last but not least our amazing band, crew and singers... S/o to the Q man for

Some dope shots from our last show. 
CHROMEO and The FUNK LORDZ!!! 🤘
: @_brandonartis
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Some dope shots from our last show. CHROMEO and The FUNK LORDZ!!! 🤘 : @_brandonartis

 Gona start showing some BTS footage on show programming, production and synth programming.  : @roland_us : @shawnprez : @manmanphilly
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Gona start showing some BTS footage on show programming, production and synth programming. : @roland_us : @shawnprez : @manmanphilly

🤓 #Aruba #Work/Vacation
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🤓 #aruba #work /Vacation

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Birthday Post..... Cheers to the next chapter in life.... Brought my birthday in on stage with FAMILY.... @chromeo and the #FunkLordz @jrashidwilliams @a_drape30 and @ericwhatley #Funk #525 #Gemini #Minneapolis @firstavenue
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Birthday Post..... Cheers to the next chapter in life.... Brought my birthday in on stage with FAMILY.... @chromeo and the #funklordz @jrashidwilliams @a_drape30 and @ericwhatley #funk #525 #gemini #minneapolis @firstavenue

Circa 2008, 
@manmanphilly 
@thelifeofchris01 
#ThisClipAlmostMadeMe

When you have a kid a 16, your LIFE changes! 
You have a different driving force behind you... ***Working/Being a musician is important... But, not more important than being a father. Take your kid to the gig! Spend time! Talk! Teach! LISTEN! Show them! 
#father #blackfathers #blacklove #dad
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Circa 2008, @manmanphilly @thelifeofchris01 #thisclipalmostmademe When you have a kid a 16, your LIFE changes! You have a different driving force behind you... ***Working/Being a musician is important... But, not more important than being a fath

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Happy Holidays!! #aLegendaryChristmasTour 
w/ @johnlegend 
S/o my amazing band for delivering Every Show! 
And @johnlegend is killin it nightly OF Course!!! @jrashidwilliams 
@neekth1 
@benoneillguitar 
@kavehrastegar 
@goodytraxxx 
@koreyriker 
@csmusic1 
@natalieimani 
@ayana_is 
@itskerilee
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Happy Holidays!! #alegendarychristmastour w/ @johnlegend S/o my amazing band for delivering Every Show! And @johnlegend is killin it nightly OF Course!!! @jrashidwilliams @neekth1 @benoneillguitar @kavehrastegar @goodytraxxx @koreyriker @csm

Keys x Keys x Keys

#Juno #XP60 #Jupiter80 #keyboard #piano #music #musician
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Keys x Keys x Keys #juno #xp60 #jupiter80 #keyboard #piano #music #musician

Chromeo x #FunkLordz x #TinyDesk
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Chromeo x #funklordz x #tinydesk

Welp, i can finally post this photo... It was taken in April at the Roland headquarters in Japan... I did some cool product testing on this new keytar... Built in vocoder, Bluetooth, crazy synth engine and an app to edit sounds... The AX-Edge
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Welp, i can finally post this photo... It was taken in April at the Roland headquarters in Japan... I did some cool product testing on this new keytar... Built in vocoder, Bluetooth, crazy synth engine and an app to edit sounds... The AX-Edge

#Peace #Blessings & #PositiveVibes to you ALL! 
Live, Laugh, Love!!! YOU are in control of YOUR happiness...
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#peace #blessings & #positivevibes to you ALL! Live, Laugh, Love!!! YOU are in control of YOUR happiness...

Been using this #XP60 a lot lately... #Classic #Live #Studio #Expansions #Synth #JVseries #TakinItEveryWhere
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Been using this #xp60 a lot lately... #classic #live #studio #expansions #synth #jvseries #takiniteverywhere

My BROTHERS...
 #Legendary #Keys
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My BROTHERS... #legendary #keys

Ro James x Man-Man X Ghost #BirthdayCelebration #May25 #TruthNightClub
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Ro James x Man-Man X Ghost #birthdaycelebration #may25 #truthnightclub

5/25/85 = #33 
#HappyBirthdayToMe  #Gemini #May
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5/25/85 = #33 #happybirthdaytome #gemini #may

Flash back to 2012 ish.... Sometimes I use a lot, Sometimes I use a little... #NothingReplacesTheRealThing
#WizDays 
#G8 #G6 #X6 #GAIA #Jupiter80 #Juno60 #XP80 #VSynthXT

#Adidas #Musician #LiveMusic
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Flash back to 2012 ish.... Sometimes I use a lot, Sometimes I use a little... #nothingreplacestherealthing #wizdays #g8 #g6 #x6 #gaia #jupiter80 #juno60 #xp80 #vsynthxt #adidas #musician #livemusic

Had to drop in on my Big Brothers... Legends... #GUY #Family #Love hmmm?... #Reunion
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Had to drop in on my Big Brothers... Legends... #guy #family #love hmmm?... #reunion

Almost time to hit the stage for the Last Show of the #darknessandlighttour Asia leg... heres a photo from soundcheck... 
#Roland #TheMayor #JohnLegend
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Almost time to hit the stage for the Last Show of the #darknessandlighttour Asia leg... heres a photo from soundcheck... #roland #themayor #johnlegend

Ye Days.... circa 2007 “Glow in The Dark Tour” UK edition.... #KanyeWest #Graduation #TheMayor #TalkBox #Vocoder
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Ye Days.... circa 2007 “Glow in The Dark Tour” UK edition.... #kanyewest #graduation #themayor #talkbox #vocoder

Greetings from 6k feet above sea level... Malaysia 🇲🇾
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Greetings from 6k feet above sea level... Malaysia 🇲🇾

This never gets Old.... Nothing like working for one of theeee best... Gives beyond 110% EVERY show!!! Vocals, stage presence, notes on that piano... smh #grateful to still be a part of his legacy... the one and only @johnlegend 
#Keys #MusicDirector #johnlegend #music #legend #legacy
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This never gets Old.... Nothing like working for one of theeee best... Gives beyond 110% EVERY show!!! Vocals, stage presence, notes on that piano... smh #grateful to still be a part of his legacy... the one and only @johnlegend #keys #musicdirector

I had an Amazing time at Roland Japan... where it ALL began... A few meetings... A lot of GREAT things in the works! Also glad my brothers @jrashidwilliams and @neekth1 joined me... Well... for some of it 🤭
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I had an Amazing time at Roland Japan... where it ALL began... A few meetings... A lot of GREAT things in the works! Also glad my brothers @jrashidwilliams and @neekth1 joined me... Well... for some of it 🤭

Hong Kong 🇭🇰 #AsiaTour #johnlegend #Adidas
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Hong Kong 🇭🇰 #asiatour #johnlegend #adidas

Controlling a @roland_us Spaceship... #TheMayor #GettingThisSetupForHome🧐#OrNot🤪
#midi #boutiqueSeries #Roland
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Controlling a @roland_us Spaceship... #themayor #gettingthissetupforhome 🧐#ornot 🤪 #midi #boutiqueseries #roland

Happy 9th Birthday to my lil Munchkin! Best Daughter Ever! Sweet, Nice, Kind, Talented, Beautiful, Smart, Loving, and an Amazing Dancer! ELLE HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
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Happy 9th Birthday to my lil Munchkin! Best Daughter Ever! Sweet, Nice, Kind, Talented, Beautiful, Smart, Loving, and an Amazing Dancer! ELLE HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

And..... another one 🤓
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And..... another one 🤓

Night 1 of 3 w/ @johnlegend here in Cape Town South Africa 🇿🇦.... thank you @roland_us and @rolandmusicsa 
#Roland #TheMayor #Keys#MD #johnlegend
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Night 1 of 3 w/ @johnlegend here in Cape Town South Africa 🇿🇦.... thank you @roland_us and @rolandmusicsa #roland #themayor #keys #md #johnlegend

Greetings from Johannesburg, 🇿🇦 South Africa has always been one of my favorite places to travel to! 
With in the first 8 hrs I took a selfie with a Tiger, Cheetah and hung w/ sum lil Tiger cubs... #JohnLegendWorldTour #SALeg
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Greetings from Johannesburg, 🇿🇦 South Africa has always been one of my favorite places to travel to! With in the first 8 hrs I took a selfie with a Tiger, Cheetah and hung w/ sum lil Tiger cubs... #johnlegendworldtour #saleg

Peace, Blessings and Positive Vibes to you ALL!!! New @iammusicwear gear dropping 11/25...  
The classic prints will be available also... #Tees #Hoodies #Jackets #Hats #Socks #Onsies #imamusician
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Peace, Blessings and Positive Vibes to you ALL!!! New @iammusicwear gear dropping 11/25... The classic prints will be available also... #tees #hoodies #jackets #hats #socks #onsies #imamusician

@motutech ad still running... this time in the @sweetwatersound pro gear magazine... 🤘
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@motutech ad still running... this time in the @sweetwatersound pro gear magazine... 🤘

Today is a big one! My best friend turns 16! I couldn't have asked for a better son. Respectful, responsible, straights A's, perfect attendance, does his chores (for the most part), isn't caught up in any foolishness... This hasn't been easy, but I wouldn't change any of it! 
Christopher, I Love You... ️ Everyone wish my Kid HBD! @thelifeofchris01
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Today is a big one! My best friend turns 16! I couldn't have asked for a better son. Respectful, responsible, straights A's, perfect attendance, does his chores (for the most part), isn't caught up in any foolishness... This hasn't been easy, but I w

Peace, Blessings & Positive Vibes to you ALL... Live, Laugh, Love... and never apologize for being You!
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Peace, Blessings & Positive Vibes to you ALL... Live, Laugh, Love... and never apologize for being You!

Peace, Blessings and Positive Vibes to you ALL.... Much love from Stockholm, Sweden 🇸🇪
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Peace, Blessings and Positive Vibes to you ALL.... Much love from Stockholm, Sweden 🇸🇪

In the midst of everything I do, I always to try to give back... Thanks to @johnlegend @cisco and @lrngevolution we were able to connect to a great group of kids in Johns home town... Talk, teach and learn. 
#EachOneTeachOne
#MD #Producer #LotsOfMusicComingSoonerThanYouThink #LiveShowsAreProducedTo

Full vid in Johns bio....
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In the midst of everything I do, I always to try to give back... Thanks to @johnlegend @cisco and @lrngevolution we were able to connect to a great group of kids in Johns home town... Talk, teach and learn. #eachoneteachone #md #producer #lotsofmusi

Before leaving for tour I cut lots of Talk box and Vocoder...  
Can't wait for you to hear all that I've been working on...
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Before leaving for tour I cut lots of Talk box and Vocoder... Can't wait for you to hear all that I've been working on...

OK... Back to normal... @adidasoriginals 
#TheyAlwaysFresh
#FreshJawns
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OK... Back to normal... @adidasoriginals #theyalwaysfresh #freshjawns

A shot from one of the most powerful parts of the show... GLORY.................................. @jrashidwilliams drums
@thadworld bass
@manmanphilly keys/MD
#johnlegend #darknessandlighttour #UK : @benjiwoerly
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A shot from one of the most powerful parts of the show... "GLORY".................................. @jrashidwilliams drums @thadworld bass @manmanphilly keys/MD #johnlegend #darknessandlighttour #uk : @benjiwoerly

London, UK 🇬🇧 #almostFALL 
#Trees&SweatsDay
#OnlyWearingTheseAfewTimes
#StillTeamAdidas 🤷‍️
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London, UK 🇬🇧 #almostfall #trees &SweatsDay #onlywearingtheseafewtimes #stillteamadidas 🤷‍️

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