Chandler Travis – Ivan in Paris

Aided and abetted by a large and varied cast including drummer Abe Laboriel Jr., seven-string jazz guitarist Fred Fried, Incredible Casuals bandmates Aaron Spade and Steve Wood, producer Bill Scheniman, and a host of others, Travis leans toward the quiet side on his second solo effort, but doesn’t fall over entirely. (for reviews of “Ivan”, […]


by Christopher Walsh Republic of Letters

The clarinet squeaks into form, alto and tenor sax squall agreeably, the tuba blows low, the big bass waits it out, solid and sound … the trombone’s spit-valves are clearly fully operational. Like any orchestra’s last minute thrumming, the honking hum of the Chandler Travis Philharmonic is as promising […]