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"Ernest Joseph "Trey" Anastasio III", born September 30, 1964, is an American guitarist, composer and vocalist most noted for his work with the rock band Phish. He is credited by name as composer of 152 Phish originals, 140 of them as a solo credit, in addition to 41 credits attributed to "Phish" in the generic http://www.mbird.org/book. He was rated as number 73 on Rolling Stone's List of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2003.
Throughout his career, Anastasio has participated in various projects outside of Phish (see below), furthering his reputation as a multifaceted composer, instrumentalist, and vocalist.
Anastasio, whose name derives from the Greek for "http://italian.about.com/library/name/blname_anastasio.htm resurrection," began playing the drums as a youth, turning to guitar while a teenager. His father was an executive with Educational Testing Service (ETS). Anastasio's mother, with whom he wrote songs as a child, was an editor of Sesame Street Magazine. He attended Princeton Day School for junior high school, where he began to write music with some of his classmates. Some of these songs (e.g. "Go...