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January: 27
February: 05
April: 17
June: 08 | 10
August: 28

Link Shockra, Wednesday, 01/27/1993
KD Churchill's, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Help Yourself, Zero, Gun, Let’s Go Dancing[1] > Jam[2] > Dimension Extension[1], Tone Clone[3]

Encore: Fire

[1] With Mike.
[2] Bass jam with Mike.
[3] With Mike and Fish.

Notes: Mike, introduced as a “special guest from a band called Tuna,” joined in from “Let’s Go Dancing” through “Tone Clone.” Fish came out during “Tone Clone” and read a James Joyce selection about hell, after which Mike took a bass solo, and the musicians reprised the song.

Musicians: Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)


Link Ritz Power Jam, Friday, 02/05/1993
The Ritz, New York, NY

Set 1: Back at the Chicken Shack > Born Under a Bad Sign, Let It Rock, Improv Blues in 'G', She Caught the Katy and Left Me a Mule to Ride, Down the Road, A Mess of Blues, Little Wing, Day Tripper, Escaping, Hey Joe

Set 2: Hip Hug-Her, Rock Me Baby, In the Wee Wee Hours, Red House, Yonder Wall, She Belongs To Me, Not Fade Away, That's Heaven to Me, Just Before the Bullets Fly, I've Been Loving You Too Long, Spanish Moon[1], All Along the Watchtower[2]

Encore: Gloria[3]

[1] With Trey.
[2] With Trey, Dave Matthews, Leroi Moore and Boyd Tinsley.
[3] With Trey and Mike.

Notes: This ad hoc grouping was billed as The Ritz Power Jam. “Red House” and “Yonder Wall” featured Dave Tronzo on slide guitar. “Spanish Moon” featured Trey on guitar, vocals, and keyboards. “All Along the Watchtower” also saw Dave Matthews, Leroi Moore andBoyd Tinsley join the action while Trey, Dave, and Popper traded vocals. The “Gloria” encore, sung by Popper, featured Trey on guitar and Mike on bass. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at the Roseland Ballroom.

Musicians: John Popper, Noel Redding, Warren Haynes, Chuck Leavell, Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson, Marc Quiñones, Leland Sklar, Bernie Worrell, Jerome Brailey, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest), Boyd Tinsley (Guest), LeRoi Moore (Guest), Dave Matthews (Guest)


Link Late Night Jam Session, Saturday, 04/17/1993
Private Home, Ann Arbor, MI

Notes: This private party and jam session included two bass players, three guitar players, two drummers, percussion and keyboards. There was a rotation of performers throughout the night, including Mike on bass and Fish on drums, and members of local bands Deep Space Six and Uncle Chunk. The only known song performed was the Sanford and Son theme. No known recording exists. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at the Michigan Theatre.

Musicians: Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon


Link Anastasio, Gordon & Masefield, Tuesday, 06/08/1993
WVPS Studios, Burlington, VT

Notes: This performance for Vermont Public Radio featured Trey on guitar, Mike on bass and Jamie Masefield on mandolins. There is no known setlist or circulating recording.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Jamie Masefield


Link Jazz Mandolin Project, Thursday, 06/10/1993
Last Elm Cafe, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Scrapple from the Apple, Jump Monk, Tree Fist, Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered, Magilla, Kitty Litter Blues, Caravan, I Saw the Light[1], Alabama Jubilee[1], Better Get Hit in Yo' Soul[1], Take the 'A' Train

[1] Shane Brodie on guitar and vocals.

Notes: “Tree Fist” featured chords and lyrics improvised by the audience. “Kitty Litter Blues” was also improvised and featured Anne Weiss on vocals. “I Saw the Light,” “Alabama Jubilee,” and “Better Get It In Yo’ Soul” featured Shane Brodie on guitar and vocals. This is the first public performance billed as Jazz Mandolin Project.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Jamie Masefield, Shane Brodie (Guest), Anne Weiss (Guest)


Link J.J. Cale, Saturday, 08/28/1993
William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA

Set 1: After Midnight[1]

[1] With Trey and Mike.

Notes: Trey and Mike sat on "After Midnight" during J.J. Cale's set opening for Phish.

Musicians: J.J. Cale, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

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