“Ivan Can’t Take It“- C.T. demo, recorded at Babyville, Jan. 29, 2019 Our annual Groundhog Day all-Ivan extravaganza has been complicated this year by the fact that the Superbowl is on the day itself, so we thought we better steer
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“Ivan Quickly“- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, from our forthcoming Groundhog Day, 2021 release, “The Ivan Variations”; recorded at Mt. Cod Harwich, by Chandler Travis and Noisy Scheniman. The album will include about twelve wildly varied versions of what was
“Thinking Of a Number”- CT demo, inspired by the hit TV series, “I’m Thinking Of a Number” (season 1 available now on Barbara Price’s facebook page)- don’t miss it! Song of the Weak!!! 2018 (& beyond) by Chandler Travis As
I’ve been a lifelong devotee of garbage food and meat, but I recently read a book by an author I’ve always liked, Jonathan Safron Foer, called “Eating Animals”, about slaughter houses and food processing that made me decide to at
The Chandler Travis Three-O made a video! Can you believe it? We’re not sure if there was any demand for such a thing, but we just couldn’t resist.
“Pilk’s ‘Ivan’“- recorded at the Once Lounge, Somerville, MA, Feb. 2 (Groundhog Day), 2018, by Fred Boak. Pilk is our trombonist, Bob Pilkington, and his was one of the first “Ivan” re-arrangements, and still one of the best; particularly fine
“Three A’s“- CT demo w cameo appearances from Berke McKelvey, Kami Lyle, Joey Spampinato, Fred Boak, and Rikki Bates, plus bday greetings from Steve “Woo Woo” Wood, David Greenberger, Steve Shook, et al. My longtime lyricist/collaborator David “Davey Baby” Greenberger
“Ivan in Worcester“- CT demo. Well, it’s almost Groundhog Day, and time to unveil the new, 2019 Ivans! Our scientists (well, one of them, anyway) are working overtime in the lab putting on the finishing touches, prior to the actual
“Christmas Is the Bomb“- Chandler rough demo. I finally figured out one reason why I enjoy writing Christmas songs, which is that lyrically, the fact that it’s about Christmas drastically narrows down the lyrical possibilities to the point where I
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