Stu Phillips

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Stu Phillips (b. 1929) is an American television and film music composer, conductor, and record producer.

Phillips studied music at The High School of Music & Art in New York City, and at The Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. While at Eastman, he began arranging music for the Rochester Civic Orchestra.

In 1958, Phillips began composing television and film scores. He also founded Colpix Records and produced hits for Shelley Fabares, Nina Simone, and The Skyliners. In the mid 1960s, he worked for Capitol Records and created, produced and arranged for the The Hollyridge Strings.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Phillips continued scoring films and television series including music for the Russ Meyer film Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, The Monkees, The Seven Minutes, and Get Christie Love!. In 1974, he began working at Universal Studios and began scoring television series. During this time, he scored music for The Six Million Dollar Man, McCloud, and Battlestar Galactica. He also composed music for the live-action TV series The Amazing Spider-Man during this time.

In the 1980s, Phillips left Universal and began working at 20th Century Fox where he composed music for The Fall Guy and Automan.

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