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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Jon Fishman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Marc Daubert and Jon Fishman of Phish, December 1, 1984, Burlington, VT Marc Daubert was the percussionist for the legendary rock band Phish for a brief time in their early history, joining the band in September 1984 and leaving the band in February of 1985.
Jon Fishman was the drummer for the jamband Phish from 1983 to 2004.
Fishman was one of the band’s original members when it formed in 1983, and the band was in fact named after him (he is commonly referred to as “Fish”).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Jon-Fishman   (2189 words)

 Drummerworld: Jon Fishman
Jon Fishman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsilvania on February 19, 1965.
Jon's father is an orthodontist, and also sculpts on his spare time.
Jon was one of the original members, being there since '83.
www.drummerworld.com /drummers/Jon_Fishman.html   (263 words)

 Jon Fishman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Jon Fishman was born on February 19, 1965 in Philadelphia, PA, he later moved to Syracuse, NY where he grew up.
He is survived by his father Len Fishman who works as an orthodontist and also as a sculptor, and his mother Mimi Fishman who has become renowned for appearing on stage with Phish on several occasions.
Jon also has one brother and one sister; all of them including Jon are adopted.
www.msu.edu /~spainpat/fishman.htm   (305 words)

 InfoDense - Web - Jon Fishman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Fishman had a passion for the drums from an early age, and emulated...
Jon Fishman was the drummer for the jamband Phish from...
Jon Fishman is a drummer, best known for his work with the American jam...
www.infodense.com /topic?i=Jon%20Fishman   (227 words)

 Interview with Jon Fishman 11/7/96
Michael: A lot of people say that- Jon: I love the singer and I think they have a good sound in general, like their overall sound's kinda ethereal, it's got some grit to it, it's not all slick and perfected and produced.
Jon: To some degree they did pretty well, they were playing like 10,000 seaters - it wasn't like they were selling out Wembley Stadium or anything but they were doing well.
Jon: I think that Phish has been a band, we've all had- I've had a great life growing up and everybody in my band's had a really good life, none of us have got anything to complain about at all.
www.gadiel.com /phish/articles/fishman.html   (2119 words)

 Burlington Free Press - Local Stories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Fishman's corner is a house on Lake Champlain, where he recently moved with his partner and their two children, Ella, 2 1/2, and Jack.
Fishman said the more he thinks about the band's dilemmas -- from competing obligations to "the nature of bigness" -- the more he realizes that breaking up represents the natural course of events.
Ultimately, Fishman concludes, ending is Phish's last attempt at being a band -- a final alternative for a band that has tried to be inventive, to evolve and grow, for 21 years.
www.burlingtonfreepress.com /specialnews/phish/63.htm   (2165 words)

 VH1.com : Frank Zappa : Jon Fishman: Z's Are a Few Of My Favorite Things - Urge Music Downloads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Fishman: Yeah, it was like “how am I going to boil this down to 70 minutes?" First of all, as sort of a favor they sent me his entire catalog, so now I’m sitting there with all these things I hadn’t even heard before, going "Oh wow, I didn’t know this existed.
Fishman: Yeah, I think there was a certain kind of precision [in there] as compared to the earlier stuff, which was much more of an experimental kind of a thing.
Fishman: As far as the sociopolitical aspect of what he did, it was like real heavy in the beginning and real heavy at the end.
www.vh1.com /artists/news/1458912/11272002/zappa_frank.jhtml   (2748 words)

 Jon Fishman - Drum Solo Artist
He was well-known on tour for his vacuum cleaner solos and his distinctively-patterned dress.
Recently, it has been revealed by Anastasio that Fishman is in fact the Wolfman's Brother, a character in a Phish song on the album Hoist.
Fishman also played the drums in a side-project, the band Pork Tornado, with guitarist Dan Archer, saxophonist Joe Moore, keyboardist Phil Abair, and bassist Aaron Hersey.
www.drumsoloartist.com /Site/Drummers/Jon_Fishman.html   (202 words)

 It was time for Phish to cut bait
Leonard Fishman says his drummer son Jon was happy on the phone despite his news: Phish, the jam band the Jamesville-DeWitt graduate has performed with since 1983, will break up for good.
Jon Fishman is on the road now, playing drums on tour with The Jazz Mandolin Project.
Jon says all four of them see it as an opportunity to look in many directions.
www.phisharchive.com /articles/2004/breaksyr.html   (458 words)

 The Mimi Fishman Foundation - Welcome!
Mimi Fishman had glaucoma and was a huge believer of helping out organizations that provided assistance to the visually impaired, especially charities those that focus on children.
Conscious Alliance was established in the spring of 2002, as a small group of dedicated students in Boulder, CO began organizing food drives in conjunction with music concerts and festivals.
Mimi Fishman (Jon’s Mother) had glaucoma and was a huge believer of helping out organizations that provided assistance to those who were visually impaired, with an emphasis on those that focused on children.
www.mimifishman.org   (3120 words)

 My X-girlfriend's Wedding Reception - Official Website - Jon Fishman
I hope he turns out for the good, because as of right now, he is leading a very good life as a band artist, and as the icon for common insanity (that's a good thing).
Jon Fishman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 19, 1965.
Jon's mother has fought against the illness glaucoma, hosting auditions relating to Phish for the cause of helping glaucoma's victims.
www.barefootnetworking.com /jonfishman.html   (409 words)

 July 7, 2000 Tokyo Music
Mike Gordon and Jon Fishman, bassist and drummer respectively for Phish, spent some time with me the day before kicking off their Japan tour and discussed their new CD, Farmhouse (recorded in Trey Anastasio's farmhouse), performing and Japan.
Tokyo Weekender: (To Mike Gordon): I recently read a '91 interview in which you said Jon Fishman was too wild, but had recently settled into a solid rock drummer.
Fishman: I think we are really good, as a band, at letting members do things they want or need to do.
www.weekender.co.jp /LatestEdition/000707/music.html   (921 words)

 Jon Fishman: Artist Update: Modern Drummer Magazine 02/11/2007
After the band's 1999 New Year's concert, where tens of thousands of fans spent the weekend listening to the band play for hours at a time, then their summer and fall 2000 tours, Jon and his partners in improv decided to take a break.
Jon is also the "defacto leader" of Pork Tornado, a funk and RandB band that recently released its first CD (Ryko).
Two of the biggest changes of 2001 were the passing of Jon's mother and his starting a family of his own.
www.moderndrummer.com /updatefull/200001254   (351 words)

 Phish.Net FAQ: (none)
Jon's relationship with the company began when he contacted Ayotte on December 5, 1995 with an order for a 14" x 7" 10-ply snare drum in ebony satin finish.
Jon plays Vic Firth sticks and mallets, and a Gibraltar rack system supports his set-up.
(Fishman reportedly eyed it for years until Mike finally conceded to selling it.) The custom orange shells are handmade by Eames with Ludwig die-cast rims, DW lugholders, and Phish logos.
www.phish.net /faq/drums.html   (879 words)

 Frank Zappa, Zappa Picks by Jon Fishman of Phish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Fishman is the bearded but otherwise cherubic drummer for the wildly popular jam-band Phish, many of whose fans started out as Dead fans.
For this one, Fishman has given us some of his favorites, and a short essay on how Zappa and his music influenced his own life and music.
These picks are grouped by the albums they first appeared on, and the liner notes credit the musicians who appeared on the original albums, which may be somewhat misleading, because they may or may not be on the individual tracks here.
www.greenmanreview.com /cd/cd_zappa_phishpicks.html   (645 words)

 Random is what life's all about... - Jon Fishman Donates Many Signed Phish Artifacts For Auction
This time around former Phish drummer Jon Fishman has reached deep into his past to donate many artifacts sure to be of interest to Phish fans.
The charity auction features various pieces of Fishman’s drum kits used on tours as well as studio recordings – some dating back to the mid to late 80’s.
This auction is one of special importance to Fishman.
walter.multiply.com /journal/item/183   (315 words)

Jon Raney: jazz piano Ed Fuqua: bass Eric Halvorson: Drums
Jon Raney Trio's Latest Blog Entry [Subscribe to this Blog]
Click the album link for more excerpts from the album, Waltz for Talia You can also purchase the CD here I also have a blog where you can hear stories about my legendary father, guitarist Jimmy Raney and Steeplechase recording artist, Doug Raney.
www.myspace.com /jonraneytrio   (296 words)

 Amazon.com: Zappa Picks - By Jon Fishman of Phish: Music: Frank Zappa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
That's the driving sensibility of this compilation of favorite Frank Zappa performances from Phish drummer Jon Fishman; the irony, of course, is that the result is a mixed sense of musical nostalgia and inspiration that veteran iconoclast Zappa himself would scarcely have subscribed to.
All Jon Fishman did was pay tribute to Frank by putting together some of HIS favorite Zappa moments, perhaps in an effort to turn some Phish fans onto Zappa in the process, who might never have given him a listen otherwise.
because Jon Fishman says I should listen to it." This is nothing more than Fishman saying "thanks." Finally, if you're going to have your fanbase spread, it might as well be to the Phish community.
www.amazon.com /Zappa-Picks-Jon-Fishman-Phish/dp/B00006K07W   (1520 words)

 Amazon.ca: Reviews for Zappa Picks By Jon Fishman Of: Music: Frank Zappa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
frank's love for varese served the same purpose then as fishman's and lalonde's do now for the vast and varied catalogue of one of america's greatest and most under-appreciated composers.
If they'd like the world to know what Zappa songs they like, they should have their picks printed in a magazine or on their website, instead of suckering us all into buying music that most Zappa fans already own.
But I've also learned a bit about Fishman: Not only the song selections, but even the order of the tracks, are less phat and more faht.
www.amazon.ca /Zappa-Picks-Jon-Fishman-Frank/dp/customer-reviews/B00006K07W   (856 words)

 Phish :: F.A.Q.
Phish was founded in 1983 when freshman Trey Anastasio posted flyers around the University of Vermont Campus, looking for musicians to form a band.
Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon and Jeff Holdsworth answered the flyer and soon Phish was gigging regularly in the Burlington area.
Willis Pratt: Bleeding in a Shark's Tank (1997, with Jon Fishman)*
www.phish.com /faq   (435 words)

 bt.etree.org | Community Tracker - Details for torrent "Page McConnell with Jon Fishman 2006-09-01 moe.down 7 Snow ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Apparently it is done recording (or very close) and Page is shopping around for a label (my brother works for Sony records and had a meeting with him and his crew last week).
Fishman, however, is not is the band on the CD, this was a one time thing.
Page worked closely throughout with engineer and co-producer Jared Slomoff, drummer Jon Fishman and guitarist Adam Zimmon.
bt.etree.org /details.php?id=500104   (636 words)

 Paste Magazine :: News :: Mimi Fishman Foundation Charity Auction (Page 1)
Also to benefit is the Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments, a nonprofit dedicated to providing education, therapy and support to blind or visually impaired children.
While past Mimi Fishman auctions have featured a large percentage of jamband memorabilia, this auction has ventured into other musical tastes, as well.
Of course, auctioning the purple and pink polka-dotted dress of Jon Fishman’s stage alter-ego, Henrietta, couldn’t hurt the cause.
www.pastemagazine.com /action/article?article_id=2390   (292 words)

 The Phish.Net: By Phish Fans, For Phish Fans
Bruce, longtime Phish collaborator and friend of Mimi, performed at one of Mimi's earliest benefits (the 3/30/96 Mimi Fishman Birthday Party benefit for the American Glaucoma Society, with the Aquarium Rescue Unit) and at the first after her passing (10/5/01, with the Code Talkers as well as Merl Saunders).
Auctioned items include many items from son (and Phish drummer) Jon Fishman's past, including various pieces of Fishman’s drum kits used on Phish tours as well as studio recordings, some dating back to the mid to late 80’s, all of which Fishman has signed.
Items often mentioned in press thus far are that the title track is nearly nine minutes long, and that "Goodbye Head" is a collaboration with Trey's eldest daugher, Eliza.
www.phish.net   (2624 words)

 Jonathan Fishman - AOL Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Jon Fishman is the frock-wearing drummer for the world-renowned improvisational...
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music.aol.com /artist/jonathan-fishman/76325/main   (146 words)

 Anecdote - Jon Fishman - Jon Fishman: Welcome Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Anecdote - Jon Fishman - Jon Fishman: Welcome Home
They had to drag him out of there, and he ended up in a mental hospital."
Fishman, Jon (1964?-) American musician [noted for such works as Junta (1988), Lawnboy (1990), Picture of Nectar (1992), Rift (1993), Hoist (1994), Aptly named A Live One (1995), Billy Breathes (1996), Slip Stitch and Pass (1997), The Story of the Ghost (1998), Hampton Comes Alive (1999), and Farmhouse (2000)]
www.anecdotage.com /index.php?aid=17059   (217 words)

 Jon Fishman Quotes
Quotes By author - Starting with J - Jon Fishman
You're not there to spread any particular- if you're Bob Marley you're there to spread a message, but very few people can do that effectively without shoving opinions down someone's throat.
No part of this publication may be reproduced without the written permission and prior consent of QuotesandPoem.com
www.quotesandpoem.com /quotes/listquotes/author/jon_fishman   (642 words)

 Jon Fishman, Tony Furtado, Kai Eckhardt and Julia Butterfly Hill Join the Everyone Orchestra for Two Nights in Oregon ...
Jon Fishman, Tony Furtado, Kai Eckhardt and Julia Butterfly Hill Join the Everyone Orchestra for Two Nights in Oregon for The Pangaea Project Benefit
Cooperative of All-Star Musicians Inspires Activism and Giving Through Music as Phish drummer Jon Fishman, banjoist Tony Furtado, bassist Kai Eckhardt and activist Julia Butterfly Hill Collaborate with the Everyone Orchestra for First Annual Pangaea Project Benefit April 29 and May 1 in Eugene and Portland
Eugene, OR (PRWEB) April 8, 2004 -— The Everyone Orchestra continues to flourish by fusing members of the music community with a beneficial cause.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2004/4/emw117001.php   (1226 words)

 eBay — Phish Music CDs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
LIVE PHISH 06 is also available in a CD organizer that was designed to hold all six CDs in the LIVE PHISH series.
By the time everyone's favorite New Englanders played this show for an intimate gathering of zillions at a Denver sports arena, Phish was a bona fide superstar band with a drawing power...
The 12th in this historic collection of live two-track recordings taken from the band's mixing desk is, as you'd expect, heavily jam-centric, featuring Trey Anastasio's fiery, Robert...
artist.ebay.com /Phish_music_W0QQcZ1053111678   (921 words)

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