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Page McConnell

McConnell with Phish at Red Rocks Amphitheater
July 30, 2009
Background information
Birth name Page Samuel McConnell
Also known as The Chairman of the Boards, Leo
Born (1963-05-17) May 17, 1963 (age 53)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Genres Alternative rock, rock, jazz, electronica
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Keyboards, piano, theremin, upright bass, drums, guitar
Years active 1981–present
Labels Sony BMG
Associated acts Phish, Vida Blue, Tenacious D, Phil Lesh and Friends, Spam Allstars, Travis, Porter Batiste Stoltz
Website Official website

Each of our 900 shows so far was different – maybe that's what makes the fans come back to our gigs time and again. And that they're always part of the show. Phish concerts are a communal experience.
Page McConnell
Every piece has its own identity which we develop by the rule 'We know no limits.' We follow the inspiration of the moment and don't worry if what we're playing is alternative, progressive or fusion rock.
Page McConnell
I didn't have bands that I was playing with growing up, so I learned to try to adapt and play these songs that were guitar songs on the piano, and sing them.
Page McConnell
My dad also plays a little banjo and guitar, my mom plays the mandolin.
You can't force something like that. But we have encouraged our audience, because we avoid the confrontation of regular rock concerts: us up here, you down there. Instead, we're looking for interaction.
Page McConnell
If you can play live and support yourself, it's one of the few ways you're going to actually get paid in this business these days.
Page McConnell
You never know where your influences are going to come from, or where you're going to find your inspiration.
Page McConnell