Chronology 2004
On or from  Untill Description  Activity leads to release of
2004-01-15 2004-01-18

Visited NAMM, United States, Anaheim. Togehter with Mike Porcaro and Steve Lukather is asked to produce the music for new computergame (after Dragonball Z, Budokai 2 in 2001 [rel. 2003]). Besides does a autograph session together with Bill Bruford and Stewart Copeland.

2004-01   Engeneering a CD for Steven Lukather (As SL stated at the NAMM 2004 "I've got 7 or 8 things in the works right now including a new studio CD with Simon as the engineer")  
2004-02-09 2004-03-27 Plays with Toto, the 'Through the Looking Glass' Tour, sixth part (25th Anniversary Tour 2004)
On or from  Place Activity leads to release of
2004-02-09 Indonesia, Jakarta Tennis Indoor Senayan

2004-02-10 Singapore, Singapore Suntec City Convention & Exhibition Center, Hall 601  
2004-02-13 Phillippines, Manila, Aliw Theatr  
2004-02-14 Phillippines, Manila, Aliw Theatr  
2004-02-15 Phillippines, Pampanga, Clark Expo  
2004-02-20 Chile, Vina Del Mar festival
2004-02-21 Chile, La Serena, Open Air show
2004-02-22 Chile, Valparaiso Casino Viña del Ma  
2004-03-17 Mexico, Guadalajara, Auspicio Cabaas  
2004-03-18 Mexico, Aguas Calientes, Auditorio Morelos  
2004-03-19 Mexico, San Luis Potosi, Anfiteatro Tacamanga  
2004-03-20 Mexico, Queretaro, Auditorio Josefa Ortiz de Domingues
2004-03-23 Mexico, Morelia, Auditorio Morelos  
2004-03-24 Mexico, Leon Domo, Leon Domo de la Feria  
2004-03-25 Mexico, Mexico D.F, Auditorio Nacional  
2004-03-26 Mexico, Puebla, Relicario Bull Ring  
2004-03-27 Mexico, Veracruz, Convention Centre  
2004-..-.. 2004-..-.. Recording, mixing, engeneering and producing for Steve Stephen / Stephen Duros Steve Stephen
2004-??-?? 2004-??-?? Recording with the Yoshida Brothers Renaissance
2004-..-.. 2004-..-.. Recording with Derek Sherinian Mythology
2004-05-01 2004-05-23 Plays with Toto, the 'Through the Looking Glass' Tour, seventh part (25th Anniversary Tour 2004)
On or from  Place Activity leads to release of
2004-05-01 United States, California, Agoura Hills, Canyon Theatre  
2004-05-07 & the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, United States, Honolulu Hawaii, Blaisdell Concert Hall  
2004-05-08 & the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, United States, Honolulu Hawaii, Blaisdell Concert Hall  

Puerto Rico, San Juan, Bellas Artes Center

2004-05-23 Puerto Rico, San Juan, Bellas Artes Center  
31-05-2004   Recording for Rocket Scientists Revolution Road
2004-06-01 2004-06-04 Recording for Drum Foundations Volume One,at Woodcliff Studios in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles. Tracks were recorded direct to ProTools HD by engineer Frank Rosato. Drum Foundations Volume One
2004-06-.. 2004-06-05 Mixing, programming and pre-producing for Jeff Babko Broject
2004-06-23 2004-07-11 Plays with Toto, the 2004 Summer tour, first leg
On or from  Place Activity leads to release of
2004-06-23 Denmark, Ringstead, Congress Hall  
2004-06-24 Sweden, Malm, Kulturbolaget  
2004-06.-25 Norway, participation at the Norwegian TV show "Sommeraapent" Broadcast of the Norwegian TV show "Sommeraapent" on channel NRK on July 2nd
2004-06-26 Norway, Larvik, Tallships Festival  
2004-06-28 United Kingdom, London, Royal Albert Hall  
2004-06-29 Netherlands, Hardenberg, Podium  
2004-06-30 Netherlands, Hardenberg, Podium  
2004-07-01 Netherlands, Hardenberg, Podium  
2004-07-03 Signing session Germany, Ibbenbüren at the store of Musik Produktiv  
2004-07-03 Germany, Osnabrück, Bramsche Kalkreise  
2004-07-04 Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Rock um Knuedler  
2004-07-06 Germany, Gersthofen, Seebühne  
2004-07-07 Germany, Mainz, Zelt Festival  
2004-07-09 Italy, Brescia, Pala Brescia  
2004-07-11 Italy, Modena, Viale Berengario, Parco Novi Sad  

Participates as Educator in the The Rhythm Course, United Kingdom, Bath Spa University College 2004. Sponsored by Tama and Zildjian. Other educaters are Thomas Lang, Gary Husband, Keith LeBlanc en Paul Elliott. The Rhythm Course lasted from August 1st to 8th, organised by the International Guitar Foundation.
Brent Keefe, who attended this course, told us: "He basically did a clinic/presentation for most of the day (with lunch/coffee breaks). However, I think he arrived in Bath on 1st August and did something on the Sunday evening (1st August). I also beleive that he did some more playing in the morning of the 3rd August"

2004-08-06 2004-09-19 Plays with Toto, the 2004 Summer tour, second leg
On or from  Place Activity leads to release of
2004-08-06 United States, Atlanta, GA, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra  

Germany, Braunschweig, Feldschlösschen

Richard got hold of the original setlist.
2004-08-20 Switserland, Tufertschwil, Open Air  
2004-08-21 Germamy, Rottweil, Kraftwerk Ferienzauber Open Air  
2004-08-22 Switserland, Gampel Open Air the recorded song 'gypsy train' appears at Toto's "Bottom of your soul" CD-single
2004-09-08   Joins (with some percussion?) at the "VIP post-party " after the premiere of the Queen rock musical "We will rock you". Unted States, Las Vegas, Paris Hotel, Pool Deck .
Chris Thompson's band opened the entertained, followed by an astounding performance by Roger Taylor, Brian May, principal cast members, plus guest musicians Meatloaf, Steve Vai, Nuno Bettencourt, Chad Smith, Glen Hughes, Simon Phillips and Steve Lukather.
2004-..-..   Co-produces with the memeber of Toto one song for the Japanese group Tokio Tok 10
2004-09-19   Plays with Toto in Japan, Tokyo, the Herbie Hancock 'Rock-it-Reloaded' night of the Tokyo Jazz Festival, Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center).
feat. Wayne Shorter (Sax), Dave Holland (Bass), Brian Blade (Drums), Steve Lukather (Guitar), David Paich (Keyboards), Simon Phillips (Drums), David Garfield (Keyboards), Lionel Loueke (Guitar), Tony Grey (Bass), Makoto Kuriya (Keyboards), Mike Patto (Keyboards) & Scotty Baylis (Keyboards)
Broadcast live on Japanese TV station NHK High Vision
2004-09-25   Plays with Dave Carpenter (bass) and Jeff Richmann (guitar), "the Baked Potato All Stars", United States, Hollywood, Baked Potato  
2004-10-08 2004-10-25

Does a Clinic and Workshop Tour "Experience 2004, Simon Phillips in Clinic" for Tama and Zildjian

On or from  Place Activity leads to release of
2004-10-08 Italy, Roma  
2004-10-09 Italy, Venezia  
2004-10-10 Italy, Turino  
2004-10-11 Italy, Milano,  
2004-10-13 Poland, Wroclaw, at the "XIII Miedzynarodowy Festiwal Perkusyjny" (The XIII th International Percussion Festival)  
2004-10-14 Poland, Opole, at the "XIII Miedzynarodowy Festiwal Perkusyjny" (The XIII th International Percussion Festival) Plays with the Pilichowski Band  
2004-10-16 Russia, Moscow, Zildian Day Moscow

During the Berlin gig, Simon told the audience that he only took 2 bags with him to Russia. Since he kind of lost (forgot) these bags (with all the mikes in it) at the Airport, he kinda got only one mikrophone from the organization. SP replied "hey, Im not a Singer Im a drummer- I need 18 mics, you know.."

2004-10-18 Germany, Berlin, Sound & Drumland
2004-10-19 Germamy, Daun, Musikhaus Müller
2004-10-20 Germany, Köln, Music Store
2004-10-21 Germany, Augsburg, Music World
2004-10-22 Germany, Schramberg, Mr. Music, Gymnasium Schramberg /Aula
2004-10-23 Germany, Schorndorf, Drums Only
2004-10-25 Netherlands, Tilburg, (the tour-poster above, on the left, mentions Amsterdam instead)
2004-11   Married Mrs. X (Carola) from Austria  
2004-11-27   Plays with Toto in Panama, Figali Convention Centre  
2004-12-03   Plays with Toto in Mexico, Merida  

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