Phillip Bimstein’s Life More Than Just Creating Art
Ex-rocker and ex-mayor Phillip Bimstein praised for his gift of collaboration.
Salt Lake Tribune
By Stephen Speckman Special To The Tribune
October 15, 2013 12:49 pm
The perpetual Phillip Bimstein quandary — although he’d probably call it an opportunity — might be that he has more musical ideas and possible directions as a composer than he has time.
Bimstein’s ongoing dilemma has been a delight over the decades, for listeners and collaborators. He has an Emmy to prove it.
The former two-term mayor of Springdale these days is, not surprising, a man with two bands: Blue Haiku and its close relative Red Rock Rondo, a chamber-folk ensemble best known for its award-winning Zion Canyon Song Cycle.