[UPDATE 3/23/21]: Trey Anastasio has announced that the night five installment of The Beacon Jams is available now through The Coda Collection. The concert, which originally took place on 11/6/20, saw the Phish guitarist revive his Ghosts of the Forest side project and bring in drummer Jon Fishman for a one-off show. In a tweet from Trey, he noted that the show “has been remixed by Vance Powell in 5.1 surround sound.” Though The Coda Collection initially launched last month and featured a trove of previously-recorded webcasts from Nugs and even LivePhish, this marks the first major content upload from a recent concert to the Amazon Prime add-on network.
‘Ghosts of the Forest: Live from the Beacon Theatre’ has been remixed by Vance Powell in 5.1 surround sound and is now streaming on @Coda_Collection. A free 7-day trial is available. Watch now: https://t.co/xiHm23NnAD pic.twitter.com/5yIOellgSx
— Trey Anastasio (@treyanastasio) March 23, 2021
[Originally published 2/18/21]: Amazon Prime has created a channel specifically for the music lovers out there with The Coda Collection. Launched on Thursday, The Coda Collection hosts over 150 music documentaries and concert films from an array of artists, and acts as the latest move by the e-commerce giant as online media content becomes more and more tailored to meet the specific interests of consumers in the virtual age.
Among the exclusive offerings housed by The Coda Collection are Music, Money, Madness…Jimi Hendrix in Maui, The Rolling Stones On The Air, Johnny Cash At San Quentin, Miranda Lambert: Revolution Live By Candlelight, and more. In addition to those films and other iconic music documentaries, the channel also offers more recent selections from contemporary artists.
Among the many recent live shows on the platform are Billy Strings at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on 9/26/20, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at the Ryman Auditorium on 10/18/19, The Brothers at Madison Square Garden on 3/10/20, Widespread Panic‘s 2019 Halloween show at UNO Lakefront Arena, Phish at Madison Square Garden on 12/30/19, The String Cheese Incident at Red Rocks on 7/21/19, Dead & Company at Wrigley Field on 6/30/17, and many more.
The team behind The Coda Collection includes CEO Jim Spinello, director/producer John McDermott (who has worked on a number of posthumous Jimi Hendrix releases), Jimi Hendrix’s sister Janie Hendrix, Yoko Ono, and entertainment lawyer Jonas Herbsman. In a press release announcing the streaming site, Ono said, “John [Lennon] was always on the cutting edge of music and culture. The Coda Collection will be a new way for fans to connect on a deeper level.”
“The way the world appreciates music is evolving and changing,” Janie Hendrix added. “The Coda Collection is how we grow with that change. It transcends basic music streaming and takes fans on a real journey into the heart of the songs they love and the artists, like Jimi Hendrix, who created those songs. There will always be the desire to know more about Jimi, and what drove his creativity. So much went into his concerts and performances. There was background, a backstory, and depth to it all. Coda reveals all the various dimensions, and I’m proud to be part of making it happen.”
The Coda Collection is available as an add-on to Amazon Prime Video. Users can access a seven-day free trial before beginning a paid subscription for $4.99/month.