[art rock] (1972) Frank Zappa - Grand Wazoo (Flac 24.192) [DarkAn...

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(1972) Frank Zappa - Grand Wazoo




Review:
Like its immediate predecessor, Waka/Jawaka, The Grand Wazoo was a largely instrumental jazz rock album recorded during Frank Zappa's convalescence from injuries sustained after being pushed off a concert stage. While Zappa contributes some guitar solos and occasional vocals, the focus is more on his skills as a composer and arranger. Most of the five selections supposedly form a musical representation of a story told in the liner notes about two warring musical factions, but the bottom line is that, overall, the compositions here are more memorably melodic and consistently engaging than Waka/Jawaka. The instrumentation is somewhat unique in the Zappa catalog as well, with the band more of a chamber jazz orchestra than a compact rock unit; over 20 musicians and vocalists contribute to the record. While Hot Rats is still the peak of Zappa's jazz-rock fusion efforts, The Grand Wazoo comes close, and it's essential for anyone interested in Zappa's instrumental works.





Tracklist:
01. For Calvin (And His Next Two Hitch-Hikers)
02. The Grand Wazoo
03. Cletus Awreetus-Awrightus
04. Eat That Question
05. Blessed Relief


Media Report:
Genre:
Format : FLAC
Format/Info : Free Lossless Audio Codec
Bit rate mode : Variable
Channel(s) : 2 channels
Sampling rate : 192 KHz
Bit depth : 24 bits

Files:

(1972) Frank Zappa - Grand Wazoo (Flac 24.192)
  • 01.For Calvin (And His Next Two Hitch-Hikers).flac (219.7 MB)
  • 02.The Grand Wazoo.flac (493.3 MB)
  • 03.Cletus Awreetus-Awrightus.flac (112.5 MB)
  • 04.Eat That Question.flac (247.0 MB)
  • 05.Blessed Relief.flac (283.0 MB)
  • cover.jpg (204.9 KB)

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