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”, […]

RAZORCLAMS AND WATERCRESS, ANYONE?

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 […]