Helping Phriendly Band (Tribute to Phish)
Education: Kirkwood High School, Interlochen Arts Academy, Eastman School of Music Other Bands: Phat (phish tribute band 95-97), The Schwag (grateful dead tribute band 98-04), The Mayberries (2001-), Spacey Nooner (2004-), Aniamal 70 (2003-) Musical Influences: Phish, Frank Zappa, Yes, the Meters, Baroque, The Who, Jesus Christ Superstar Other Instruments: trumpet, drums Favorite movies/TV shows: Simpsons, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Stanley Kubrick films Spare time: playing hockey, video games, eating BBQ
Eric Eisen – guitar
Education: Ladue High School, Southeast Missouri State Other Bands: Baba Yaga, Spacey Nooner, Eric Eisen Band, The Mayberries Musical Influences: Phish, Django Reinhardt, Frank Zappa, Trey Anastasio. Other Instruments: drums, piano, bass, scitar Favorite movies/TV shows: Simpsons, Clockwork Orange Spare time: naps
Eric started singing very early and started playing guitar at age 8.
Tony Lamacchia – drums
Education: Chaminade High School , Webster University Other Bands: Liquid Groove Theory Musical Influences: Phish, Dave Weckl, Mike Clark, Radiohead, Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner, Tony Williams, Bill Evans Other instruments: piano Favorite Movies/TV shows: Pulp Fiction, Simpsons, Family Guy Spare time: Hangin' with friends, goin to see concerts
Tony started playing drums in 6 th grade.
Chris Stevenson – keyboards Education: DeSmet High School, Interlochen Arts Academy , Webster University Other Bands: Liquid Groove Theory Musical Influences: Phish, Steely Dan, Grateful Dead Other instruments: guitar Favorite movies/tv shows: That 70's Show, Blow Spare time: Goin to parks, playing Frisbee.
Chris started playing piano in 2nd grade