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 Phil Lesh
Phil Lesh- The funny thing about Dead Heads is that whenever they hear a new song, they don't respond in any way particularly to new material.
Phil Lesh- That's the goal, that is the ideal to have it be like a seamless piece of fabric.
Phil Leash- One of the things that I want to express is that you, in cooperation with others, can make a difference in your life and in the world.
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 Amazon.com: Phil Lesh & Friends - Live at the Warfield Theater: DVD: Phil Lesh & Friends   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Phil Lesh is an improvisational bass playing master, and this DVD shows him in all his glory.
Phil is tremendous during Caution and the Eleven.
Bandleader Phil Lesh chose to film this particular two show run in May 2006 at San Francisco’s Warfield Theater, which began the Phil Lesh and Friends summer tour, as these shows were the only time Phil’s ever evolving band would have both jazz guitarist...
www.amazon.com /Phil-Lesh-Friends-Warfield-Theater/dp/B000H7J9UI   (1646 words)

  
 Phil Lesh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Lesh was born in Berkeley, California, on March 15, 1940.
After a few years of composing, Lesh became discouraged, since there was no place for his pieces to be performed and little recognition came as a result of his work.
Lesh practiced more with the group than on his own, because he felt he could get his chops down better if he had to keep up with and receive input from the other musicians.
www.dozin.com /phil/lesh.htm   (1499 words)

  
 Phil Lesh & Friends - Photos and Review - Fox Theater - Atlanta
Phil Lesh has remained ever vigilant in his campaign to persuade all that he can reach of the importance of being an organ donor - as Phil was blessed with a new lease on life, receiving a liver transplant himself in 1998.
Phil often points out that one should write down this decision and tell family members in addition to getting the endorsement on your driver’s license.
Phil was looking and sounding great, showing no signs of fatigue on the last night of the East coast tour, you can tell how much he loves jamming for his fans by the extended length of his shows which often twice as long as what you’d expect from other bands a third of Phil’s age.
www.performanceimpressions.com /PhilLesh&Friends_FoxTheater_Atlanta.html   (833 words)

  
 Phil Lesh & Friends
That Phil Lesh is making such vital and exciting music past his sixtieth birthday is both a miracle and completely natural.
Phil was living in a bohemian enclave in San Francisco called Haight-Ashbury, working as a driver for the post office, growing his hair long and getting into Dylan and the Rolling Stones and other bands he heard on the radio.
When Phil Lesh decided to put together a revolving cast of musicians that would become Phil Lesh & Friends, John Molo was the constant mainstay.
www.sonymusic.com /artists/PhilLesh/bio.html   (3273 words)

  
 CMT.com : Phil Lesh : Biography
Famed for his three-decade stint as the bassist with the Grateful Dead, Phil Lesh was born March 15,
He remained with the group for the remainder of its existence, becoming a fan favorite as much for his distinctive bass playing as for his single-minded devotion to the Dead's music (no long-term side projects) and custodianship of their recorded archives, overseeing the quality of each legitimate live release.
Lesh hit the road in 1999 as headliner, issuing his solo debut, Love Will See You Through, in the autumn.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/lesh_phil/bio.jhtml   (337 words)

  
 Phil Lesh interview on KPFA 4/2/97
Lesh: But the Grateful Dead was my band, and I don't have any desire to form a band of my own, or tour with another band, or do anything like that.
Lesh: Well, it definitely was, at that point, because we had two new keyboard players, and there was the potential for even greater interaction.
Lesh: Well, thank you for saying so, man. I mean, that song means a lot to me; I always try to put everything I can into it when I sing it.
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 Phil Lesh Day
The Solar disposition created by Phil’s progressed star chart (in relation to his own nativity influence and overhead transits of 7/1/01) is obviously favorable, expanding Phil’s application of several complex aspects to embrace a larger theatre of action.
Phil’s Sun in Pisces is empowered to fulfill a visionary task, one that may include Mercury’s subtle standpoint regarding collective studies in the greater laboratory on July 1 ‘01.
Phil was awarded his very special honor with his band, in the afternoon at 4:00 PM with the Moon in Scorpio along side Pallas Athena at the horizon.
www.thediviningnation.com /pld.htm   (3375 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Searching for the Sound: My Life with the Grateful Dead: Books: Phil Lesh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Phil Lesh, considered the most academic of the group due to his avant-garde classical composition training, literate mind, and passion for the arts, decided to write his story himself.
Phil's story starts off with the typical childhood stuff but rapidly moves to the music scene in Palo Alto and later San Francisco that ultimately coincided with the Summer Of Love and gave birth to the Grateful Dead.
Phil gives very detailed accounts of his first time with drugs, his early musical experiences with the trumpet, and countless stories of his time spent with friends and family.
www.amazon.com /Searching-Sound-Life-Grateful-Dead/dp/0316009989   (2703 words)

  
 Phil Lesh
Phil Lesh never dreamed that he would become a founding member of one of the most influential rock bands of all time.
Due to the fact that Phil Lesh had never played bass, his unique style was built from his classical and jazz background, not the typical rock and roll sound.
Phil’s so-called "friends" included rock legends Warren Haynes and Jimmy Herring, both of whom have played with the Allman Brothers Band.
oak.cats.ohiou.edu /~ld350002/website/lesh.htm   (289 words)

  
 Phil Lesh - Biography - AOL Music
Famed for his three-decade stint as the bassist with the Grateful Dead, Phil Lesh was born March 15, 1940, in Berkeley, CA; rooted in jazz and classical performance, he initially explored the violin and trumpet and, while attending Mills College, studied avant-garde composition and electronic music under the tutelage of Luciano Berio.
Several live albums were released in 2006, including Live at the Warfield from Image Records and a stop-by-stop series from Instant Live Records that covered his tour that year.
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 Phil Lesh Interview by Bob Putignano
Lets face it Lesh is one of a small handful of bassist’s who effectively pioneered and changed the course of the river of R&R, with his expansive creativity and thundering sound -- which was one of the cornerstones of (arguably) the most open minded rock and roll band of all time -- The Grateful Dead.
Phil: I remember Michael, he wrote a major piece on us back then, and that is true about Jerry, all the way through the end of his life he had that guitar going, the only times he didn’t was when he had a paint or air brush doing art.
Phil: You know we didn’t get “Good Lovin’” from the Rascals, Pig got it from a single by “The Olympics.” He was always hanging around record shops, a real collector, and he knew those great soul and blues songs.
www.bluesandjazzsounds.com /reviews/PhilLesh.htm   (1255 words)

  
 Phil Lesh Timeline
Phillip Chapman Lesh is born in Berkeley, CA Phil gets turned on to Brahms First Symphony at age 4
Phil joins the Warlocks on bass, finalizing the future Grateful Dead lineup
Phil stops singing due to vocal chord damage from singing above his natural range
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 Phil Lesh says he has prostate cancer - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh has revealed that he has prostate cancer.
Lesh says he's been monitored by "a crack team of doctors" since his 1998 liver transplant.
By Keith Shimada, AP "Since we've caught it very early, and it's small and slow-growing, I fully expect to have a rapid and complete recovery," Lesh reported.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2006-10-30-lesh-ill_x.htm?POE=LIFISVA   (234 words)

  
 Phil Lesh Day
Phil's audience is a clear personification of stimulated mental confidence at work with an accent on reciprocative exchange.
The Midheaven is much of the first impression you make, and the event offered the band an opportunity to appear as a group of non-conforming musical rebels akin to the spirit of Beethoven, Chopin and List, who carried the torch during earlier cultural revolutions.
This aspect figures significantly into Phil Lesh Day transits, when The City Council of Berkeley voted unanimously to name July 1, 2001 Phil Lesh Day.
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 Grateful Dead Family Discography: Phil Lesh Discography
Phil Lesh was a founder member of the Grateful Dead.
Phil Lesh and Friends Live at the Warfield, Phil Lesh and Friends, 2006
All shows from the 2006 Phil Lesh & Friends Summer tour were recorded by Instant Live and released as 3 CD sets and as downloadable files.
www.deaddisc.com /GDFD_Phil_Lesh.htm   (1050 words)

  
 JamBase | PHIL LESH: OPERATING PRINCIPLES
Case in point, the surprise appearance Lesh made at Gov't Mule's 1000th show in San Francisco this April.
Citing jazz pillar John Coltrane as one of his main personal artistic heroes, Lesh tells us, "The Coltrane Quartet and the long jams they would do in one chord was a defining factor for us because it was a demonstration that this could be done.
What followed for Lesh and the other members of the Dead was not an end to things but a turning of a wheel towards the light, towards creation, with each member throwing themselves into new creative outlets.
www.jambase.com /headsup.asp?storyID=4909   (979 words)

  
 Phil Lesh - AOL Music
Phil Lesh continues to show his gratitude to everyone who supported him during and...
In honor of organ donors everywhere, Phil Lesh and Friends and Cygnus...
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 PhilLesh.net - Phil Lesh & Friends Summer Tour 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Class starts at 7:30 with Phil speaking on music, improvisation and the Grateful Dead.
Then legendary jazz guitarist and friend John Scofield will join Phil in a discussion on improvisation in jazz and rock and share his insights on playing the Grateful Dead catalog while touring with Phil this summer.
Phil and Friends will perform two sets of music
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 Phil Lesh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Bands and Artists: L: Lesh, Phil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Grateful Dead Family Discography: Phil Lesh - Discography of his works, including contributions to others' albums.
Phil Lesh - Official Site - Official site at Columbia Records.
The Phil Zone - Phil Lesh and Friends tour details, photo galleries, set lists, interviews, merchandise, and information about the Unbroken Chain Foundation.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Bands_and_Artists/L/Lesh,_Phil   (174 words)

  
 Phil Lesh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Phil Lesh & Friends Live at the Warfield (2006) (V) (writer: "Jam";, "St. Stephen", "The Eleven", "New Speedway Boogie") (performer: "Cosmic Charley", "Uncle John's Band", "Jam";, "Eyes of The World", "St. Stephen", "The Eleven", "Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)", "All Along the Watchtower", "Slipknot!", "Franklin's Tower") ("Slipknot!")
Phil Lesh & Friends Live at the Warfield (2006) (V)....
Find where Phil Lesh is credited alongside another name
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 VH1.com : Phil Lesh : Artist Main
Famed for his three-decade stint as the bassist with the Grateful Dead, Phil Lesh was born March 15, 1940, in Berkeley, CA; rooted in jazz and classical performance, he initially explored the violin and trumpet and, whil...
Lesh, Anastasio Provide Serious Jams For Oddly Named Festival
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 JamBase | Phil Lesh & Friends
Renowned for his three-decade stint as the bassist with the Grateful Dead, Phil Lesh proved a fan favorite as much for his distinctive jazz playing as for his single-minded devotion to the band, overseeing the quality of every legitimate release.
He has issued two solo albums under Phil Lesh & Friends, a quintet that channels the Dead but utilizes only one drummer.
His distinctive, wordy writing style, full of allusions, aphorisms, and wordplay, overlays an endearingly low-key jam sound.
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 VH1.com : Phil Lesh : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
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 Rolling Stone : Phil Lesh and Friends
Help Is On The Way - Live at the Warfield
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