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Inca Roads Live 1974 - Frank Zappa - The Dubroom Special (DVD)

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  1. Although "Inca Roads" is not in that class, it does contain some fine jazz fusion, and as with many of Mr. Zappa's compositions, some of the lyrics are indeed nonsensical. The references herein to Ruth allude to Ruth Underwood, who played percussion for Zappa from to , and who of course appears on this release.
  2. Many other "Inca Roads" solos have been chronicled on the Shut Up 'n Play Yer Guitar and Guitar collections. The song was played live extensively during the tour, only occasionally during the last half of the s, and finally came back gloriously for the tour.
  3. Like many Zappa fans, I was skeptical about anybody 'covering' Frank's work, even his own son. Well, lemme tell you, Dweezil and his crew will put all your fears to rest. This is a live worthy of any Zappa live band, have no doubts about it. The performance and song selection are simply amazing. I'm at Reviews:
  4. Jan 01,  · Inca Roads features George Duke on lead voice, one of the first songs where Zappa entrusted this role to him. After a "Great American Songbook" style slow introduction with lyrics referring to Chariots of the Gods and the Nazca terraglyphs, the tempo picks up and Duke delivers the patter text amid time signatures in 5s and 7s/5(61).
  5. Still, on August 24, , Zappa spent his own money and took his current line-up of the Mothers to the studios of KCET in Hollywood to capture what that astonishingly cohesive unit could do live.
  6. Live performances by two very different groups led by the late Frank Zappa are the main attraction of Dub Room Special, a relatively rare DVD offering from one of contemporary music's most prolific and hard-to-classify figures. There were always two sides to Zappa (who died in ), from serious composer/musician to potty-mouthed frat boy 4/5(59).
  7. Jun 04,  · EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT and the Zappa Family Trust are pleased to announce the first official release of A TOKEN OF HIS EXTREME, an original program created by FRANK ZAPPA for TV. Recorded on August 27, at KCET in Hollywood, A TOKEN OF HIS EXTREME features Frank Zappa with five incredibly talented band members for this extravaganza of.
  8. The Dub Room Special is a film produced by Frank Zappa for direct-to-video release in October, The video combines footage from a performance at the KCET studios in Los Angeles on August 27, , a concert performed at The Palladium, New York City on October 31, , some clay animation by Bruce Bickford, and several badalemaxvaudjem.swithpohersbilitcakamentrecirephya.infoinfo footage was originally conceived as part of the TV.
  9. Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, – December 4, ) was an American multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and bandleader. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, pop, jazz, jazz fusion, orchestral and musique concrète.

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