Frank Zappa’s ‘Studio Tan’

Frank Zappa’s ‘Studio Tan’ is an album released on September 15, 1978 by Discreet.

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Track Listing : 1.Greggery Peccary (Frank Zappa) – 20:40 . 2.Let Me Take You To The Beach (Frank Zappa) – 02:44 . 3.Revised Music For Guitar & Low-Budget Orchestra (Frank Zappa) – 07:36 . 4.Redunzl (Frank Zappa) – 08:12

Musicians : Frank Zappa – Guitar, Vocals, Percussion . George Duke – Keyboards . John Berkman – Piano . Tom Fowler – Bass Guitar . Terry Bozzio – Drums . Davey Moire – Vocals . Eddie Jobson – Keyboards, Yodeling . Max Bennett – Bass Guitar . Paul Humphrey – Drums . Don Brewer – Bongos . James Bird Legs Youmans – Bass Guitar . Ruth Underwood – Percussion, Synthesizer . Michael Zearott – Conductor . Pamela Goldsmith – Viola . Murray Adler – Violin . Sheldon Sanov – Violin . Jerry Kessler – Cello . Edward Meares – Upright Bass . Bruce Fowler – Trombone . Don Waldrop – Trombone . Jock Ellis – Trombone . Dana Hughes – Bass Trombone . Earle Dumler – Oboe . Joann Caldwell Mcnab – Bassoon . Mike Altschul – Flute . Graham Young – Trumpet . Jay Daversa – Trumpet . Malcolm Mcnab – Trumpet . Ray Reed – Flute . Victor Morosco – Saxophone . John Rotella – Woodwind Instruments . Alan Estes – Percussion . Emil Richards – Percussion

Production : Produced By Frank Zappa

Package : John Cabalka – Art Direction . Gary Panter – Artwork, Illustrations

Recorded 1969, 1974 – 1976 At The Record Plant, La; Royce Hall, Ucla And Caribou Studios, Nederland, Colorado.

Released On September 15, 1978 By Discreet.

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Ultimate Classic Rock
Despite the artist’s misgivings about the edited state in which it was presented, ’Studio Tan’ harbors plenty of engaging examples of Zappa’s wide-ranging musical brilliance. We’d like to think, after all these years, that he wouldn’t mind our celebration. […]

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However, insane completists may want to drool over a cassette from 1987 known as The Guitar World According to Frank Zappa, available briefly back then from Barfko and Guitar World magazine – it seems to have had a 2-minute excerpt from an otherwise unreleased Studio Tan remix with Chad Wackerman’s drum overdubs […]

CooperBolan @ RateYourMusic
I’ve never been a fan of the long A-side piece “The Adventures of Greggery Peccary”. It has some nice parts but on the other hand it feels a bit boring in some other points of the 20+ minutes long journey. […]

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