ARI'S BLOG

Thank you Jambase.com for this month's writeup! Read full article and BUY TICKETS below 

https://www.jambase.com/article/ari-joshua-raar-ep-trey-anastasio-band-ray-paczkowski-russ-lawton

A huge thank you to one of our favorite live music publications, Jambase, for all the love this month. Looking forward to putting on an unforgettable weekend of Halloween shows following the one and only Phish!! Come check out Ari, Ray Paczkowski & Russ Lawton from Trey Anastasio's band Saturday October 30th and Sunday October 31st @ Notoriety.

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Sat. Oct. 30th

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Phish Halloween Weekend Afterparty 10/30 - 10/31 @ Notoriety, Las Vegas, NV! 

Ari Joshua Announces New ‘RAAR’ EP Featuring Trey Anastasio Band’s Ray Paczkowski & Russ Lawton 

The Ray, Ari and Russ (R.A.a.R) Trio will perform two late-night shows, on October 30 and 31, after Phish’s concerts in Las Vegas.

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Saturday Oct. 30th, 2021 

https://www.notorietylive.com/event/phish-after-party-r-a-a-r-ray-ari-and-russ/2021-10-30/

Sunday Oct. 31st, 2021 

https://www.notorietylive.com/event/2021-10-31/

A new six-song EP, RAAR by guitarist Ari Joshua, featuring Ray Paczkowski…

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From the Vault! 'Home' recorded by Space Owl... October 18th on all digital stores and available for members here at AJ.com 

 

Ari brings his next single From the Vault, Home is a through composed composition with shades or Mahavishnu Orchestra, Zappa, 90's Phish, and Alman Brothers, vibes.  The Vault recordings will released as  compilation/mix tape series's the first one coming this Spring. Along the new material coming out of the Vermont sessions, Ari is sharing a few tracks each month throughout the winter of 2021. 

Recorded by Jon Plumb at London Bridge Studio’s  
Mixed at Mel Dettmer at Studio Soli  
Mastered by Ed Brooks at…

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New Release 'Star Lord' the First Single from the new EP drops on Oct 11th in all digital stores and for sale here!  

RELEASE DATE October 11, 2021 
ARI JOSHUA RELEASES SINGLE ‘STAR LORD’  
FEATURING RAY PACZKOWSKI AND RUSS LAWTON 

’Star Lord’ EP includes six (6) songs from the February Burlington, VT  
recording sessions set for release November 5, 2021 

OCTOBER 11, 2021 - A new single, “Star Lord” by guitarist Ari Joshua, featuring Ray Paczkowski and Russ Lawton from The Trey Anastasio Band and Soule Monde released today.  A six (6) song EP by this team is scheduled for release early November 2021, and more gorgeous…

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Ari Joshua Quintet At JAZZ ALLEY - AUGUST 2021 

“Love for Sale!!”  
Ari Joshua Vintage Vibe Quintet, JAZZ ALLEY, Seattle, WA the August 10th & 11th, 2021  

The two night run headlining at Jazz Alley was a dream come true for diamond-in-the-rough guitarist Ari Joshua.  When Ari received the invitation to play from Jazz Alley, he accepted without hesitation.  

Jazz Alley rarely showcases local talent, but the staff heard Ari Joshua’s recently released single ‘Say Whatcha Wanna Say,’ loved it, and asked for the same band to play a hole in their schedule…

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'Father Time' Release, August 5, 2021 

In the Winter of 2020-2021 in middle of the pandemic, Ari happily and safely flew into the snowy city of  Burlington, VT to collaborate with Russ and Ray, forming a new trio.

Father Time, the title depicted by artist by Brian Steely is a 3 eyed god-type figure, is a tribute to fathers across the land, and to time itself as it seems to stand still for months on end during the shutdown. Father Time was composed on a loop machine before Ari began isolating near a Vermont recording studio called The Tank (the…

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Ari Joshua BAND live at the High Dive's Re-Opening Night Sat 8/21/21 with GLyph & Tryin'  

The High Dive re-opens with The Ari Joshua Band and special guests GLyph & Tryin' 

This will be a release party for 'Father Time' featuring Ray Paczkowski & Russ Lawton of Soule Monde and The Trey Anastasio Band (Phish) 

All ticket purchases will come with a FREE download of 'Father Time' 

Ari Joshua to lead his Quintet at Jazz Alley feat Delvon Lamarr, Thomas Marriot, Art Brown, and Luca Cartner 

I am over the moon about these shows! The Ari Joshua Quartert Dimitriou's Jazz Alley August 10th & 11th. Featuring Delvón from the Delvon Lamarr DLO3, Arthur Brown from Polyrhythmics, & Luca Cartner plus guests! 

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Performing original material from 3 organ based recording sessions, the show is a release party for two singles 'Father Time' featuring Soule Monde (Ray Paczkowski & Russ Lawton) of the Trey Anastasio Band which drops on August 5th, and was recorded in Vermont this year, and…

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'FATHER TIME' out August 5th FEATURES THE AMAZING RUSS LAWTON AND RAY PACZKOWSKI FROM SOULE MONDE AND THE TREY ANASTASIO BAND  

FIRST SINGLE FROM THE RECENT VERMONT SESSIONS OUT AUGUST 5TH ON ARIJOSHUA.COM 

FATHER TIME FEATURES THE AMAZING RUSS LAWTON AND RAY PACZKOWSKI FROM SOULE MONDE AND THE TREY ANASTASIO BAND - to preview review Click Here

In the winter of 2020-2021 in middle of the pandemic, Ari happily and safely flew into a the snowy city of  Burlington, VT to collaborate with Russ and Ray forming a new trio (name ideas welcome). We are happy to announce the release date of August 5th for the first single from this session. 

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'Say Watcha Wanna Say' Feat Skerik, Delvon Lamarr, Grant Schroff out June 26th 2021  

The NEXT RELEASE, SAY WHATCHA WANNA SAY, featuring Delvon Lamarr from the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, on keys, Grant Schroff on drums, and Skerik on saxaphone, is scheduled to release FOR FANS to find on JUNE 15TH at www.arijoshua.com, and all public platforms June 26th. Subscribers get the song free on the website's Subscriber page for being a part of the Ari Joshua family - thank you!

Subscribe direct supporter in a  'patreon' style program by clicking the subscribe tab on this site. For $1-100 you can have…

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THE MOCKINGBIRD FOUNDATION, Ari Joshua & Friends performance June 5, 2021 

THE MOCKINGBIRD FOUNDATION 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 
LIVESTREAM JUNE 4, 5, 6, 2021 

Ari was invited, thanks to Amy Novo of Novo Productions and the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, to participate in Phish fans creation, The Mockingbird Foundation's 25th Anniversary Celebration Livestream.  The Mockingbird Foundation is a charity organization focussed on promoting music education.  

The stream aired June 4, 5, 6th 2021.  The Ari Joshua & Friends footage can be viewed at the Mockingbird Foundation Youtube channel

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Charity Venture with Stone Gossard and the Rainchangers 

Ari put a hope out to the Universe years ago; a hope to work with Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam guitarist, Ari has long admired as a musical genius.  The Universe delivered in the most beautiful and unexpected way.  Stone Gossard, guitarist for Pearl Jam and Temple of the Dog stopped by the The Music Factory mid-April to record some voice for a great cause - the environment!  This was both fun and meaningful.  Stone and several other voice actors spent a couple of days on this campaign to protect water quality…

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"Eyes Only" Release, March 17, 2021, the first of many....  

How did this track “Eyes Only” come into existence? 

This song “Eyes Only” is the first song that is coming 'OUT OF THE VAULT’.  "Eyes Only" is one of a number of songs recorded with 4x Grammy award winning keyboardist Robert Glasper, Kevin Sawka, and Jason Fraticelli in a session a few years ago. 

What vault, which One from the Vault are we speaking about? 

This is a Vault, gathered over years by Ari, is the result of a decade of coming to terms with his reality, the reality of limitations and strengths…

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February 15th Update from Burlington, VT 

It’s been a wonderful trip, over 2 weeks in Vermont, lots of rest, lots of prep time, and solid work in the studio. Thanks to Ben Collette and Rob O’dea for the hospitable and safe studio experience, and to 

Soule Monde (Ray Paczkowski & Russ Lawton) 

as well, the results will speek for themselves, but I’ll share that it was great chemistry from the first note to the last overdub. The fact that it felt so good the whole time, that is something. We managed to track forms for an astounding 27 songs. I…

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One Year Ago Today - Before the Plague  

This is from ONE YEAR ago! Just can’t believe how this year has been. The artist almost called it w the art here. Like these two men are humanity, and the maze is Covid and just Tower of Babel human created madness. Better days ahead though yeah? 

Yeah. 

Thanks by the way to Galen Clark and Corey Foster and the

Goodfoot Pub & Lounge for providing for one of the final gigs before absolute gig shut down...

 

 

RIP Chick Corea  

Chick Corea to the highest level of Heaven A tribute in honor of the G.O.A.T. Thanks for showing us what is humanly possible in regards to all time greatness, mastery, and artistic expression. I’m so grateful to have met this man and seen him perform several times. Light as a Feather a genius for the ages, a giant who walked this earth, forever echoing now, then, and for all times. I kept this ticket stub from when I toured Europe w RHS, North Sea Jazz Fest - I saw Oscar Pederson, Herbie Hancock, Santana…

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Burlington Vermont Recording Trip Winter 2021 

Music Factory Founder Ari Joshua heads East.  
1/20/2021 — Burlington, VT.  
After quarantining, guitarist, Ari Joshua, will be collaborating with Trey Anastasio Band and Soul Monde players Russ Lawton and Ray Paczkowski next week.  While it’s tough to perform live music during Covid, the creative vibrations of life are still rippling through musical hearts and hands in a Northeastern snow covered studio.  

The Lawton/Paczkowski/AriJoshua collaboration was born from a mutual love of music, the Hammond organ…

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NEW STORE ITEMS thanks to Melissa Goshe and Nicole Mix  

Ari Joshua 

Merch / Help is on the way! 

%50 of ALL PROFITS will go to charity. 

If there is something you want to see let us know now! 

If there is a charity you would like to see us support please also feel free to suggest. Climate change, and supporting artists in need are in the top running.

Thanks to Melissa Goshe who has been such an amazing supporter and friend, and to Nicole (who Melissa referred) for the amazing new store set up!

Emergency Exit - New Single Released October 30, 2020 

Single 'Emergency Exit' released at arijoshua.com and available in stores October 30, 2020!
The track was recorded along with 10 other tracks in October of 2019 at Studio Litho. 

Ari Joshua - Guitar 
Will Lone - Drums 
Jonti Siman - Bass 
Joel Bean - Piano 
*Geoff Harper plays on some tracks on the session 

Download here with your email:  https://arijoshua.com/single/23135/emergency-exit-ari-joshua-quartet

Or find it on any of these platforms:
Apple Music.  Amazon Music.  Spotify.  Deezer.