Dave Phillips maintains the Linux Music & Sound Applications Web site and has been a performing musician for more than 30 years. His work with music software dates back to 1985, and he has been a Linux user since 1995. He is a founding member of the Linux Audio Development group and has been active in the Linux audio software development community since he began using Linux. His publications include contributions to "The Csound Book" (MIT Press, 2000) and several articles in the Linux Journal. "The Book Of Linux Music & Sound" (No Starch Press, 2000) is his latest publication.