When I first put out my solo album, “Ivan in Paris“, back in 1998, the title track was intended to be a total afterthought, buried at track 14; at the time, I had no reason to think it had any
“Sally’s Christmas Finery” -the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at the Midway Cafe, Dec. 18, 2016, recorded by the Valet. Well, what the hell it’s Christmas, kids! This is a rather long free improv, but kinda fun… exactly the kind of crazy
Our performance on Mountain Stage this Sunday (Nov 19) will be available for your viewing & listening pleasure via streaming video at mountainstage.org The whole show starts at 7pm EST and we’re the first featured performer, at 7:05. Be sure
“That’s Nerve” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, recorded by Chris Blood, Feb. 26, 2007. I’ve always loved this one! Great lyric by David Greenberger; the recording is from 2007, I think bundled in with the recording sessions for my solo
“Cooties” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at the Musica 20th anniversary party, Oct. 1st, 2017, recorded by The Valet aka Fred Jodsworth T. Boak. Musica is a fabulous music store in Hudson, NY, owned by our good friend Rob Caldwell.
“Fluffy“- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at Valentine’s in Albany, NY, recorded Nov. 3rd, 2012 by The Valet (F.J. Boak) Ok, so imagine you’ve just been hired to play a few gigs with the Philharmonic, most of whom you’ve never
Ok, we’ve played at the Midway literally zillions of times, and now quite suddenly (at least in my semi-functioning brain) it’s the Midway’s 30th anniversary, and of course I didn’t do anything in advance, because I wanted to make sure
“The Strongman of North America” (Masterpiece Theater version) – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, recorded mostly by Ducky Carlisle and Joe Stewart at Dimension in J.P. (some overdubs recorded by C.T. at home), mixed by Ducky at Ice Station Zebra.
“Softly in the Night” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at Herring Cove, Sept. 4, 2016, shot (and originally broadcast live!)by Belinda. I think this is the third song we’ve put up from this particular show, and we’ve put up other
The Chandler Travis Philharmonic at the Cutting Room, Nov. 20, 2013 – recorded by Fred Boak (room mike and pre-mix) and Gerard Hoffman (live board mix.) CTP: Rikki Bates, drums; Fred Boak, bg vox; Dan Brantigan, trumpet; Dinty Child, mandocello,