A Walk in the Park

“A Walk in the Park” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonette, recorded July 15, 2017, at a Castle Hill fundraiser at Edgewood Farm in Truro by The Valet.

Written last June on a gorgeous day while walking through Central Park from 97th St., and eventually to B.B. King’s on 42nd St. to see NRBQ. Don’t […]

Alan Alda

“Alan Alda“- Chandler Travis Philharmonette at Edgewood Farms, Truro, July 15, 2017, recorded by The Valet.

So we’re playing at a Castle Hell fundraiser at Edgewood Farms in Truro and Kami requests that we invent a song called “Alan Alda” on the spot because there’s a guy in the crowd that looks exactly to her […]

Boo! (A Halloween Trifecta)

 

“Other Thing” -the Chandler Travis Philharmonette from “RadioBall 23- Live at Bubala’s”, recorded by the Valet, I’m guessing, in the summer of 2003.

It being Halloween week n all, thought we’d bring back one of our creepiest efforts, though this is an early and relatively sprightly version (nowadays, we play it a lot […]

No!

“No” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonette at Bubala’s, Aug. 3, 2015, recorded by The Valet, aka Fred “Jodsworth T.” Boak. This is a really nice take of one of our more promising new tunes this summer, with a particularly touching lyric from Davey Baby Greenberger (albeit revised and meddled with a time or two by […]

Tomatohead Blues (The Return of Keiichi)

“Tomatohead Blues” – The Chandler Travis Philharmonette recorded live at Karoo in Eastham, MA on Sunday July 5, 2015 by yours truly, The Valet (Karoo – where we’ll playing several more times this summer – a loverly outdoor summer venue for us – please stop in and see us if you’re in the area – […]

Vasco da Gama live at Bubala’s

Vasco da Gama invented spaceships way back when.You don’t hear that much about him nowadays, but way back when you did.

  “Vasco Da Gama“- Chandler Travis Philharmonette at Bubala’s Sept. 11, 2014, recorded by The Valet (aka Fred Jodsworth T. Boak); attending June Trailer Dancers: Berke McKelvey and Ken Field.

This is one […]

A Bubala’s Special!

Bubala’s special!: the Chandler Travis Philharmonette with the GGs (Edwige and Sophie Yingling and Vanessa Rose) – “Gee the Moon Is Shining Bright“; with Vanessa Rose – “Can’t Help It If I Love You So“; both from Aug. 28, 2014; and by themselves, “When I Grow Too Old To Dream“, from Sept. 4, 2014, all […]

Unidentified Flying Thing

“Unidentified Flying Thing” – Chandler Travis Philharmonette, Bubala’s, July 3 -recorded by The Valet. Lots of new songs this summer, holding off on most of them until we have better versions, but this one’s pretty good… It’s part of our “Thing” series of instrumentals that includes “Little Things”, “Thing Of It Is”, and a few […]

Midnight at Bubala’s – Celery for Everyone!

“Celery Stalks At Midnight” -Chandler Travis Philharmonette at Bubala’s, Sept. 1, 2011, recorded by The Valet. A rare Rikki Bates appearance at Bubala’s (although she’ll be there this Thursday as well), covering an old Will Bradley Orch. feat. Ray McKinley track that we all love… great for doing the Lindy Hop! Someone did a great […]

John Clark Sings!

This week on Song of the Weak: John Clark sings! A rare video of John (aka Whit Tilleston Jr.) lettin’ it rip on the old Joe Maphis favorite “Dim Lights, Thick Smoke, and Loud, Loud Music“, shot live at the Peint O Gwrw Tafran in Chatham, NY a couple weekends ago by the always formidable […]