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The Mothers Of Invention visit Paris (1970)

December 15, 1970 – The Mothers of Invention – that is Frank Zappa (gtr,voc), Aynsley Dunbar (d), Jeff Simmons (b), George Duke (kb), Ian Underwood (p, s), Mark Volman (voc), Howard Kaylan (voc) and Jean-Luc Ponty (viol) – is at the Gaumont Palace movie theater in Paris, France. The concert is to be filmed by […]

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 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) […]

Bizarre/Reprise release Frank Zappa’s album : ‘Waka Jawaka’…

Frank Zappa’s ‘Waka Jawaka’ is an album released on July 5, 1972 by Bizarre/Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Big Swifty (Frank Zappa) – 17:22 . 2.Your Mouth (Frank Zappa) – 03:12 . 3.It Just Might Be A One-Shot Deal (Frank Zappa) – 04:16 . 4.Waka/Jawaka (Frank Zappa) – 11:18 Cal Schenkel ALSO READ @ Facebook Lambiek […]