Fast Facts

  • Mother was a children's music songwriter, as well as an editor for Sesame Street magazine.
  • Met future Phish songwriting partner Tom Marshall while attending middle school at New Jersey's Princeton Day School.
  • Hosted an early-morning radio show called Ambient Alarm Clock at the University of Vermont.
  • Formed long-running jam band Phish at the University of Vermont in the early 1980s; the group released its debut album, Junta, in 1988 on Elektra Records.
  • Following two compilations of solo demos and outtakes, released his first official studio album, Trey Anastasio, on Elektra in 2002.
  • Ranked No. 73 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2003.


  • 2013, Tony — Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre: Nominee


  • Isabella Anastasio — Daughter
  • Eliza Jean Anastasio — Daughter
  • Sue Anastasio — Wife
  • Dina — Mother
  • Kristy — Sister


  • Attended University of Vermont, Burlington, VT; Goddard College, Plainfield, VT (1988)


  • Birth Name: Ernest Joseph Anastasio III
  • Birth Place: Fort Worth, TX
  • Birthday: September 30, 1964, Libra
  • Profession: Rock singer, Guitarist
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