Frank Zappa’s ‘Zappa in New York’ is a live double album recorded on December 26–29, 1976 at the Palladium in New York City,
Track Listing : 1.Titties & Beer (Frank Zappa) – 05:39 . 2.I Promise Not To Come In Your Mouth (Frank Zappa) – 02:50 . 3.Punky’S Whips (Frank Zappa) – 10:51 . 4.Sofa (Frank Zappa) – 03:15 . 5.Manx Needs Women (Frank Zappa) – 01:40 . 6.The Black Page Drum Solo/Black Page #1 (Frank Zappa) – 04:06 . 7.Big Leg Emma (Frank Zappa) – 02:17 . 8.Black Page #2 (Frank Zappa) – 10:31 . 9.Honey, Don’T You Want A Man Like Me? (Frank Zappa) – 04:15 . 10.The Illinois Enema Bandit (Frank Zappa) – 12:31 . 11.The Purple Lagoon (Frank Zappa) – 16:57
Musicians : Ray White – Rhythm Guitar, Vocals . Eddie Jobson – Keyboards, Violin, Vocals . Patrick O’Hearn – Bass Guitar, Vocals . Terry Bozzio – Drums, Vocals . Ruth Underwood – Percussion, Synthesizer, Overdubs . Don Pardo – Narration . Dave Samuels – Timpani, Vibes . Randy Brecker – Trumpet . Mike Brecker – Tenor Saxophone, Flute . Lou Marini – Alto Saxophone, Flute . Ronnie Cuber – Baritone Saxophone, Clarinet . Tom Malone – Trombone, Trumpet, Piccolo . John Bergamo – Percussion Overdubs . Ed Mann – Percussion Overdubs . Lou Anne Neill – Osmotic Harp Overdub
Production : Produced By Frank Zappa . Bob Liftin – Engineer . Davey Moire – Engineer . Rick Smith – Enginee
Package : John Williams – Package Design . Dweezil Zappa – Cover Photo . Gail Zappa – Other Photos
Recorded On December 26–29, 1976 At The Palladium In New York City.
Released On March 3, 1978 By Discreet.
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The 1978 live recording “Zappa in New York” is a good example of how Zappa wove outside influences into his music, as well as a prime example of how easy it can be to over-read inferences into his material. Case in point: the first track on the release, “Titties & Beer.” […]
The most impressive piece for me is the stunning, complex yet melodius tour-de-force of ‘Crusin’ For Burgers’, really mixing jazz and rock instrumental work to great effect. What else? […]
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I never get tired of Titties and Beer. I really dig that groove that kicks the tune off and reappears after “..magic ink!”. I could spend a good hour reviewing this double cd, but … […]