Today, I’ll let my blog do my work for me. Here’s a link to last year’s December 8th installment of December jam memoirs, a series of posts in which I tracked the calendar using Phish jams. The intro is below.
Today, our December focus shift onto two sprawling excursions that took place on the eighth day of the month in 1995 and 1999. Both selections — Cleveland’s “Tweezer > Kung > Tweezer” and Cumberland County Civic Center’s “Piper” — feature musical explorations that veer far off the beaten path, providing snapshots of the band’s experimental side as seen through the lenses of 1995 and 1999…Read On!
Jam of the Day:
Part of a stellar second set at Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. Read about it in the article linked above.
VIDEO OF THE DAY: “Jennifer Dances” 12.7.99 II
One of the three December ’99 performances of the much-maligned tune. I’ve always wondered, “What’s not to like?”