New Orleans, LA – As a child, New Orleans singer Phillip Manuel was personally encouraged to perform by Grammy-award winner Aaron Neville. Jazz is his forte, but for the past year-and-a-half, singing R&B has moved to the forefront. Hal Clark talks with Phillip Manuel. Phillip Manuel will perform live at the Royal Palm Restaurant's Coconut Club Ladies' Night, 1901 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Thursday April 30th.