Live at The Cutting Room (A Special “Song of the Weak!!!” Album)

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, accordion, bg vox; John Clark, string bass, bg vox; Quinn Cox, trombone; Berke McKelvey, clarinets, […]

E (Live Video/Wellfleet Preservation Hall)

“E” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at Preservation Hall for the “Waving Kissyhead” record release party, Feb. 18, 2017, shot, edited, and embellished by Paul Cass for Lower Cape TV.

Always one of our favorites, now scarier than ever! Please note the color-coordinated bathrobes on our fine horn section, the June Trailer Dancers, as […]

A Mysterious Selection

“A Mysterious Selection” by The Mystery Singer, recorded live at the Jamaica Plain Porchfest, July 9, by The Valet. Don’t know how this man was, nor what he was singing (love to find out more, if anyone out there has any clues!) All I know was that he wandered up during our show saying that […]

Marching Graciously

Well, the 4th of July parade with the Philharmonic Trombone Shout Band was wonderful, and Andrea Daniels shot it brilliantly, bless ‘er, so here’s the proof … can’t thank everyone -all the players and drivers (esp. Ron n Andrea) and crazy folks on the street -enough!

(ps -I know we just put another version […]

Get Right Back Where We Started From

In honor of our return to weekly Summer gigs at Bubala’s in Provincetown, here’s some a of the Philharmonic romping through Maxine Nightingale’s “Get Right Back Where We Started From” right across the street, in front of Spiritus Pizza, a week ago. We were playing on the sidewalk of as part of the closing party […]

A Gift from the Easter Bunny: Great Moments from the Cutting Room

photo by Rachel

  Great Moments from the Cutting Room: “I Can’t Find You” (Aug. 15, 2014) and “Bob What’s-is-name” (Nov. 20, 2013) – recorded by Fred Boak (room mike) and Gerard Hoffman (Sound board) – the former is sort of a moody, downbeat little thing I wrote with a nod to Wilco and […]

The Philharmonic covers the Cookies

Chandler Travis Philharmonic – “Softly in the Night“, recorded live at Duck Creek in Wellfleet, MA, July 27, 2012 by F Jodsworth Boak aka The Valet- just a little romp through an old favorite here, the Cookies “Softly in the Night”, a clear CTP favorite over the years; this was a great night, one where […]

Mid-Morning in Moscow

“Mid-Morning in Moscow” – live at Bubala’s By the Bay in Provincetown, MA on September 5, 2013, recorded in our patented new Behind-the-Band Horrend-o-Phonic method by The Valet.

Chandler & I were driving to some off-Cape show recently, listening to the last few songs from the final Bubala’s show of the 2013 season, when the […]

The Noise (Boston) – Review of Chandler Travis Three-O CD Release Party at Club Passim

 

THE CHANDLER TRAVIS THREE-O CD release party Club Passim, Cambridge, MA 10/12/12

Travis is not your typical folkie: in fact, he is one of the most creative songwriters on the scene, and he has been for three decades. Three-O actually has four members—Chandler, John Clark on upright bass (he also uses a bow), […]

Photos from the Three-O’s CD Release Party at Club Passim

 

The Valet gave some money to a Kickstarter campaign for the movie TEN, started by Michael J Epstein and Sophia Cacciola of Michael J Epstein Memorial Library, Do Not Foresake Me Oh My Darling, Darling Pet Munkee, and Space Balloons (along with several other assorted fine musical conglomerations – sweet jeebus, you all […]