“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
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“Why You Been Gone So Long” -the Catbirds with Sarah Swain (bass and lead vocal) at O’Shea’s Olde Inn, Dennis, MA., March 18, 2017, recorded by Mark Usher. We’ve been playing this old David Allen Coe chestnut in the Catbirds
“Hold Me In Your Arms” – Chandler Travis with Jon Evans (string bass) and Jerome Deupree (drum); recorded at the Provincetown Town Hall, April 15, 2017, by Chris Blood. I had never heard of this Eddie Holman song until this
“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
“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”
“Fish Out of Water” – the Catbirds, recorded live at O’Shea’s Olde Inn, March 18th, 2017, by Mark Usher, mixed by Mark Usher and Chandler Travis. This is just a cover of a Ronnie Dawson song that we used to
“Thank You Song” – Ct demo, circa 2008, recorded at Kelp Manor. From the new album “Bud and Froony“, a collection of songs written and recorded over the years for various Travis family occasions, most of which started life
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 Third Thing“- Chandler demo, recorded at Fields Aplenty, Truro, MA, probably in May, 2017. Most recent entry in our long running series of instrumentals with the word “thing” in the title, and definitely a ripoff of the general vibe
“Mid-morning in Moscow” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at Herring Cove, Provincetown, MA, Sept. 4, 2016, shot by Belinda. We’ve posted many different versions of this one, because we always have a great time playing it; with our first Herring