Sunday, March 31, 2013

V/A - The Blue Angel Jazz Club-Jazz At Pasadena '68 Volume I

V/A - The Blue Angel Jazz Club-Jazz At Pasadena '68 Volume I
The Blue Angel Jazz Club BAJC 502 (1969)

Side One:
1. Fidgety Feet
2. Moon Glow
3. Wolverine Blues

Side Two:
1. Michigan Water
2. Mama's Gone, Goodbye
3. Willie The Weeper
4. Rose Of Washington Square
5. Tin Roof Blues

John Guerin (A1,B1,B2,B4), Gene Estes, Jack Sperling - Drums
Wayne Songer - Alto Saxophone
Clancy Hayes - Banjo
Chuck Berghofer, Ira Westley, Ward Erwin - Bass
Matty Matlock - Clarinet
George Van Eps, Nappy Lamere - Guitar
Jack Coon - Mellophone
Dick Cary, Robin Frost, Stan Wrightsman - Piano
George C. Taylor, W. A. MacPherson - Producer
Jack Chaney - Tenor Saxophone
Abe Lincoln, Moe Schneider - Trombone
Jack Coon - Trumpet
Clancy Hayes - Vocals

V/A - The Blue Angel Jazz Club-Jazz At Pasadena '68 Volume II

V/A - The Blue Angel Jazz Club-Jazz At Pasadena '68 Volume II
The Blue Angel Jazz Club ASR-1159 (1969)

Side One:
1. Almost Like Being In Love
2. Ballad For Eddie
3. Stella By Starlight

Side Two:
1. Blues (My Naughty Sweeite Gave To Me)
2. Save It, Pretty Mama
3. The Blue Room
4. Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?
5. Lazy River

John Guerin (A3), Gene Estes, Jack Sperling - Drums
Wayne Songer - Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Chuck Berghofer, Ira Westley, Ward Erwin - Bass
Matty Matlock - Clarinet
George Van Eps, Nappy Lamare - Guitar
Robert Kellaway, Stan Wrightsman - Piano
Dick Cary - Piano, Horns
Geo. C. Tyler, Wm. A. MacPherson - Producer
Jack Chaney - Tenor Saxophone
Moe Schneider - Trombone
Betty O'Hara - Valve Trombone
Ray Linn - Trumpet
Jack Coon - Trumpet, Mellophone
Joe Venuti - Violin

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Frank Zappa - The Lost Episodes

Frank Zappa - The Lost Episodes
Rykodisc RCD 40573 (1996)

Track Listing:
1. The Blackouts
2. Lost In a Whirlpool
3. Ronnie Sings?
4. Kenny's Booger Story
5. Ronnie's Booger Story
6. Mount St. Mary's Concert Excerpt
7. Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance
8. Tiger Roach
9. Run Home Slow Theme
10. Fountain of Love
11. Run Home Cues, #2
12. Any Way The Wind Blows
13. Run Home Cues, #3
14. Charva
15. The Dick Kunc Story
16. Wedding Dress Song
17. Handsome Cabin Boy
18. Cops & Buns
19. The Big Squeeze
20. I'm a Band Leader
21. Alley Cat
22. The Grand Wazoo
23. Wonderful Wino
24. Kung Fu
26. Basement Music #1
27. Inca Roads
28. Lil' Clanton Shuffle
29. I Don't Wanna Get Drafted
30. Sharleena

John Guerin - Drums (28)
Frank Zappa - Vocals, Guitars, Drums, Bass, Piano, Kazoo, Percussion, Celesta, Synclavier, Synthesizer, Producer
Elwood Jr. Madeo - Guitar
Terry Wimberly, Danny Helferin - Piano
Wayne Lyles, Don Van Vliet, Ronnie Williams, Kenny Williams, Ray Collins, Ricky Lancelotti, Dale Bozzio, Ike Willis, Ray White, Terry Bozzio - Vocals
Bobby Zappa - Rhythm Guitar
Pick-Up College Orchestra
Tony Rodriguez - Alto Saxophone
Caronga Ward, Janschi, Roy Estrada, Erroneous, Tom Fowler, Arthur Barrow, Max Bennett - Bass
Chuck Grove, Vic Mortenson, Jimmy Carl Black, Drumbo, Aynsley Dunbar, Chester Thompson, Ralph Humphrey, Vinnie Colaiuta - Drums
Chuck Foster - Trumpet
Dick Kunc - Narrator
Don Preston - Keyboards
Art Tripp - Marimba, Vibraphone
Dick Barber - Snorks
Winged Eel Fingerling - Slide Guitar
George Duke - Keyboards
Ian Underwood - Saxophone, Woodwind, Fender Rhodes, Keyboards
Bruce Fowler - Trombone
Sal Marquez - Trumpet
Ruth Underwood - Percussion
Jean-Luc Ponty, Don "Sugar Cane" Harris - Violin
Tommy Mars - Keyboards, Vocals

Frank Zappa - Chunga's Revenge

Frank Zappa - Chunga's Revenge
Bizarre Records MS 2030 (1970)

Side One:
1. Transylvania Boogie
2. Road Ladies
3. Twenty Small Cigars
4. The Nancy & Mary Music

Side Two:
1. Tell Me You Love Me
2. Would You Go All the Way?
3. Chunga's Revenge
4. The Clap
5. Rudy Wants to Buy Yez a Drink
6. Sharleena

John Guerin - drums (A1)
Frank Zappa - guitar, harpsichord, percussions, drums, vocals, producer
Max Bennett - bass
George Duke - organ, trombone, electric piano, sound effects, vocals
Aynsley Dunbar - drums, tambourine
Don "Sugarcane" Harris - electric violin, organ
Howard Kaylan - vocals
Mark Volman - vocals
Jeff Simmons - bass, vocals
Ian Underwood - organ, guitar, piano, rhythm guitar, electric piano, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, pipe organ

Frank Zappa - Lumpy Gravy

Frank Zappa - Lumpy Gravy
Capitol Records STAO-2719 (1967)

Track Listing:
1. Sink Trap
2. Gum Joy
3. Up and Down
4. Local Butcher
5. Gypsy Airs
6. Hunchy Punchy
7. Foamy Soaky
8. Let's Eat Out
9. Teenage Grand Finale

Verve Records V6-8741 (1968)

Side One:
1. The Way I See It, Barry
2. Duodenum
3. Oh No  
4. Bit of Nostalgia  
5. It's from Kansas  
6. Bored Out 90 Over  
7. Almost Chinese  
8. Switching Girls  
9. Oh No Again  
10. At the Gas Station
11. Another Pickup  
12. I Don't Know If I Can Go Through This Again  

Side Two:
1. Very Distraughtening  
2. White Ugliness  
3. Amen
4. Just One More Time  
5. A Vicious Circle
6. King Kong
7. Drums Are Too Noisy  
8. Kangaroos  
9. Envelops the Bath Tub  
10. Take Your Clothes Of

John Guerin, Frankie Capp, Shelly Manne - Drums
Frank Zappa - Producer, Conductor
Bob West, Chuck Berghofer, Jimmy Bond, John Balkin, Lyle Ritts - Bass
Arthur Maebe, Richard Parisi, Vincent De Rosa - French Horn
Al Viola, Dennis Budimer, Jim Haynes, Tommy Tedesco, Tony Rizzi - Guitar
Alan Estes, Emil Richards, Gene Estes, Victor Feldman - Percussion
Lincoln Mayorga, Mike Lang, Paul Smith, Pete Jolly - Piano, Celesta, Harpsichord
Alexander Koltun, Arnold Belnick, Bernard Kundell, Harold G. Bemko, Harry Hyams, James Getzoff, Jerome A. Kessler, Jesse Ehrlich, Joseph DiFiore, Joseph Saxon, Leonard Selic, Phillip Goldberg, Ralph Schaeffer, Raymond J. Kelly, Tibor Zelig, William Kurasch - Strings
Kenneth Shroyer - Trombone
Jimmy Zito - Trumpet
Bunk Gardner, Don Christlieb, Gene Cipriano, John Rotella, Jules Jacob, Ted Nash - Flute, Bass Flute, Piccolo, Oboe, English Horn, Eb Clarinet, Bb Ckarubetm Bass Clarinet, Contrabass, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Bass Saxophone, Bassoon, Contrabassoon

Bonnie White - Suite From The Other End

Bonnie White - Suite From The Other End
Carousel Records CAR 3505 (1971)

Track Listing:
1. All Over Town For a Dime
2. Through the Eyes of Wanda
3. Snake Song
4. Tuan of the Queen of Cairill
5. Suite From the Other End
6. Blackberries
7. Our Boy Al
8. Brother Orchid
9. All Those Gremlins
10. The Dragon's Song
11. Drum

John Guerin, Ed Greene - drums
Bonnie White - vocals
Al Hendrickson - guitar
Mike Lang - piano

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Madelaine - Who Is She....

Madelaine - Who Is She....
United Artists Records UAS 30188 (1978)

Side One:
1. He Wants To Hear The Words
2. It's In Your Eyes
3. You Are Day, You Are Night
4. Don't It Drive You Crazy

Side Two:
1. In Love We Grow
2. Who, What, When, Where, Why
3. Who Is She And What Is She To You
4. I Love Makin' Love To You

John Guerin, Harvey Mason, Quinton "Zob" Joseph - drums
Madelaine - vocals
David Foster, Pete Jolly, James Mendell - keyboards
Lee Ritenour, Ron Steele, Dennis Budimir - guitar
Jasmin-Joanie Berlmon, Dale Upton, Rhonda Grayson - background vocals
Scott Edwards, Bernard Reed, Steve Rodby - bass
Sol Borrow, Roger Moulton, Joel Smirnoff, Adrian Gola, Arnold Roth, Marty Abrams, Elliott Golub, Frank Borgognone, George Palermo, Ruth Goodman, Joseph Golas, Sam Magad, Everett Mirsky, Suzanne Sporny, Theodore Melvin - strings
James Macka, Kaye Clements - flute
Lionel Bordelon, Murray Watson, Bobby Lewis, Russ Iverson, George Bean - trumpet
Cliff Davis - tenor saxophone
Steve Galloway, Morris Ellis, John Avant - trombone
Willie Henderson, George Hunter - bariton saxophone
Sonny Sanders - producer, arranger, conductor, musical director
Johnny Pate - arranger, conductor
Carl Davis - producer