Jazz Is PHSH have announced the release date of their debut album, He Never Spoke A Word, available on March 3rd. The album collects all the fan favorites, including “Ghost”, “Cars Trucks Buses”, “Weigh” and “Foam”. He Never Spoke A Word was mixed and engineered by Bryce Goggin – no stranger to the Phish cannon – who produced Phish’s Farmhouse (2000) and Round Room (2002) albums. He Never Spoke A Word is available for preorder now on JazzIsPhish.com/Shop.
About their debut album, band leader Adam Chase says “This album is the ultimate intersection of Phish and Jazz. With a powerhouse of musicians from the Jazz and Jam scenes, including musicians that toured with Phish, “He Never Spoke A Word” is bound to become an instant classic that reveals the intricate compositions of Phish in a funky jazz setting.”
The all-star Phish tribute band will take their new music on the road this spring with a series of unforgettable performances – celebrating a beloved, 30-year catalog – beginning with a show at Brooklyn’s adored Brooklyn Bowl on February 16th. The Jazz Is PHSH live show collects a rotating cast of esteemed musicians, fully embraced by the phan community and known to impress – information regarding additional tour dates (below) and featured musicians can be found HERE.
Jazz is PHSH is a collective of innovative jazz and jam musicians, who re-invent the music of Phish into a jazz-inspired, improvisational, instrumental soundscape. The group celebrates the music of Phish through a jazz filter, with an intense focus on legitimacy and un-matched musicianship. Jazz is PHSH’s authenticity is underscored by its lineup – featuring musicians who have toured with Phish and Trey Anastasio Band. The group has included such renowned musicians as Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band), DennisChambers, Kofi Burbridge (Tedeschi Trucks Band), Chris Bullock (Snarky Puppy),Carl Gerhard (Phish’s Giant Country Horns), Michael Ray (Phish’s Cosmic Country Horns), Holly Bowling, Scott Flynn (Pretty Lights Live Band), among other powerhouse musicians – with the Chase Brothers at the helm.
The Chase Brothers – Adam and Matthew Chase – have worked tirelessly to pull this incredible act together. No strangers to the touring and session circuit, Adam and Matthew have performed and collaborated with a variety of world renowned artists including Santana, Aerosmith, Kiss, Crosby Stills and Nash, Derek Trucks, Dicky Betts, Victor Wooten, Oteil Burbridge, Kofi Burbridge as well as members of The James Brown Band, Bootsy Collins Band, Galactic, Lettuce, Trey Anastasio Band, Victor Wooten Band, Snarky Puppy, Trombone Shorty, Break Science, Pretty Lights Live Band, Aretha Franklin Band, Saturday Day Night Live Band, Cage The Elephant, The Word, Aquarium Rescue Unit, Jazz is Dead and many more.