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Barking Pumpkin publish Frank Zappa’s album : ‘Them or Us’…

Frank Zappa’s ‘Them or Us’ is an album released on October 18, 1984 by Barking Pumpkin. Track Listing : 1.The Closer You Are (Earl Lewis, Morgan Bobby Robinson) – 02:55 . 2.In France (Frank Zappa) – 03:30 . 3.Ya Hozna (Frank Zappa) – 06:26 . 4.Sharleena (Frank Zappa) – 04:33 . 5.Sinister Footwear Ii (Frank […]

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases “Guitar Man” a mostly instrumental album. Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a “Benson Strictly Guitar” video playlist […]

Stanley Clarke releases ‘Up’ by The Stanley Clarke Band (2014)

Released on September 30, 2014, “Up” is an album by The Stanley Clarke Band with many guests (and friends), covering Clarke’s own hits. Track Listing : 1.Pop Virgil (Stanley Clarke) – 03:17 . 2.Last Train To Sanity (Stanley Clarke) – 03:32 . 3.Up (Stanley Clarke) – 03:16 . 4.Brazilian Love Affair (For George Duke) (George […]

Jean-Luc Ponty’s Turning Point

The end of the Sixties and the beginning of the Seventies mark the real start of Jean-Luc Ponty‘s international stardom. Hooking up with 23 years old George Duke. Recording his own “King Kong: Jean-Luc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa” album. Recording the “Open Strings” album in Germany with Philip Catherine and Joachim Kühn. […]

Discreet release Frank Zappa’s ‘Studio Tan’ (1978)

Frank Zappa’s ‘Studio Tan’ is an album released on September 15, 1978 by Discreet. 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 Gary Panter […]

Frank Zappa in the Year 1973

1973 is one of Frank Zappa’s busiest years. Think about it : in one year, he records three albums, releases one and plays seventy-seven concerts throughout the world. From March till the end of May, he is at Bolic Sound in Inglewood and Whitney Studios in Glendale to complete his seventeenth studio album “Over-Nite Sensation” […]

DiscReet publish ‘Roxy & Elsewhere,’ a live album by Frank…

‘Roxy & Elsewhere’ by Frank Zappa & The Mothers is a live album released on September 10, 1974 by DiscReet. Track listing : 1.Penguin in Bondage (Frank Zappa) – 06:48 . 2.Pygmy Twylyte (Frank Zappa) – 02:13 . 3.Dummy Up (Napoleon Murphy Brock, Jeff Simmons,Frank Zappa) – 06:02 . 4.Village of the Sun (Frank Zappa) […]

DiscReet publish ‘Over-Nite Sensation,’ Frank Zappa & The…

‘Over-Nite Sensation’ by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention is their seventeenth studio album released on September 7, 1973 by DiscReet Track listing : 1.Camarillo Brillo (Frank Zappa) – 04:01 . 2.I’m the Slime (Frank Zappa) – 03:35 . 3.Dirty Love (Frank Zappa) – 03:00 . 4.Fifty-Fifty (Frank Zappa) – 06:08 . 5.Zomby Woof […]

Jazz Alumni gather at Aurex Jazz (1980)

September 2, 1980 – Robben Ford (g), Freddie Hubbard (tp), Randy Brecker (tp), Michael Brecker (ts), Joe Farrell (ts), Joe Henderson (ts), George Duke (kb), Alphonso Johnson (b) and Peter Erskine (d) are gathered at “Aurex Jazz Festival” at Budokan in Tokyo,Japan

This week In Jazz Legends 19

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius, Miles Davis, Sun Ra , John Zorn, Dexter Gordon. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 253 Posts we publish […]