Phil Wachsmann

Ugandan musician

Phil Wachsmann (born August 5, 1944) is an African avant-garde jazz/jazz fusion violinist born in Kampala, Uganda, probably better known for having founded his own group Chamberpot. He has worked with many musicians in the free jazz idiom, including Tony Oxley, Fred van Hove, Barry Guy, Derek Bailey and Paul Rutherford, among many others. Wachsmann is especially known for playing within the electronica idiom.[1]

Phil Wachsmann in 2007.


  1. Carr, Ian; Digby Fairweather, and Brian Priestley (1995). Jazz: The Rough Guide. The Rough Guides. pp. 665–666. ISBN 1-8582-8137-7.