Projects


Tenacious D // Album

In 2001, Page played keyboards for Tenacious D’s first, self-titled album. The band also teamed up with Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana) on drums. Following the album, Page sat in on a live performance in Winooski, VT the same year. This time on the synthesizer, Page teamed up with “the D” again in 2012 for […]

Sit-ins (1990s)

Blues Traveler (1990, ’93*) Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit (1992*, ’94*, ’96) Santana (1992*, ’96*, ’99) Widespread Panic (1993, ’94) Michael Ray & the Cosmic Krewe (1994*, ’96) Merl Saunders & the Rainforest Band (1994) The Allman Brothers Band (1997, ’05, ’09) Surrender to the Air (1996) Derek Trucks Band (1999) Phil […]

Benefit Shows

Milarepa Fund for Tibetan Freedom, New York (2000) – Page McConnell, Warren Haynes, Mickey Raphael A Great Night in Harlem: Benefit for Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund, New York (2002) – Page McConnell, Cecil Payne, Cassandra Wilson, Etta Jones, Roy Haynes… Hurricane BeneFete All-Star Band, Burlington (2004) – A Hurricane Katrina benefit Russell Batiste & Friends, […]

Other Recordings

Space Wrangler (1988) Widespread Panic – Page plays the organ for Panic’s re-issue of their first album, which included three new tracks from the original release. Good Feeling (1997) Travis – Page is a guest keyboardist on Travis’s critically acclaimed debut album, establishing them as a fore-running band in the British rock scene. One Man’s […]

Unsung Cities and Movies Never Made // Album

An all-instrumental recording gleaned from recording sessions at The Barn (VT) in December, 2009 and other sporadic sessions at The Bunker (VT) during the following years. Released 4/20/2013 on Keyed Records (Page’s label) Format: vinyl // hand-numbered Limited Edition of 1000 Page McConnell – Piano, Organ, Keyboards Adam Zimmon – Guitar Reed Mathis – Bass […]

Vida Blue and the Spam Allstars // Tour & Album

Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars toured in 2004 in support of their collaborative release The Illustrated Band. The album was recorded in Miami, Florida, the home of The Spam Allstars, at Middle Ear Recording Studios (home studio of the Bee Gees) in April of 2003. The improvisational fusion of Vida Blue’s atmospheric jazz, with […]

The Meter Men // Tour

In October 2012, Page was thrilled to be able to perform with some of his musical heroes as he took part in a brief four-date tour with The Meters; Leo Nocentelli (guitar), Zigaboo Modeliste (drums) & George Porter Jr. (bass). By all accounts, the new band, dubbed The Meter Men, had a successful swing (in […]

Page McConnell // Album & Tour

For this album project, Page worked closely throughout with engineer and co-producer Jared Slomoff, drummer Jon Fishman and guitarist Adam Zimmon. Mike Gordon, Trey Anastasio, and drummer Jim Keltner also make significant contributions. The album was recorded in Vermont and Brooklyn between January 2005 and June 2006 and was mixed by Bryce Goggin. After the […]

Vida Blue // Tour & Album

This super-trio conceived and formed by Page in 2001 subsequently toured in ’01, ’02, ’03 and ’04. They released two albums, and the first one was aptly named Vida Blue. The band consisted of Page on keys with Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers) on bass and Russell Batiste (The Meters) on drums. In addition to releasing […]

Phish

In a career spanning thirty years, Phish became one of the most significant live music phenomena of all time. On the basis of word-of-mouth about their performances—with virtually no radio or video support—the band grew from playing club gigs along their native East Coast to drawing 100,000 music fans to remote corners of the country. Page […]