This day (September 29, 1942), in Avranches, France, is born Jean-Luc Ponty, a French violinist and jazz composer.
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. […]
Frank Zappa’s ‘Lumpy Gravy’ is his debut solo album (with Zappa conducting the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra) released on August 7, 1967. Track Listing : 1.The Way I See It, Barry (Frank Zappa) – 00:06 . 2.Duodenum (Frank Zappa) – 01:32 . 3.Oh No (Frank Zappa) – 02:03 . 4.Bit Of Nostalgia (Frank Zappa) […]