Trance-Fusion

Trance-Fusion

(Zappa, CD, Zappa Records ZR 20002, November 7, 2006)

  1. Chunga's Revenge 7:02
  2. Bowling On Charen 5:04
  3. Good Lobna 1:38
  4. A Cold Dark Matter 3:31
  5. Butter Or Cannons 3:24
  6. Ask Dr. Stupid 3:20
  7. Scratch & Sniff 3:56
  8. Trance-Fusion 4:20
  9. Gorgo 2:41
  10. Diplodocus 3:22
  11. Soul Polka 3:18
  12. For Giuseppe Franco 3:47
  13. After Dinner Smoker 4:45
  14. Light Is All That Matters 3:46
  15. Finding Higgs' Boson 3:41
  16. Bavarian Sunset 3:59

Produced/Composed/Arranged/Recorded & Performances by FZ
Recording Engineers:
Kerry McNabb (1977)
Mick Glossop (1979)
Mark Pinske (1984)
Bob Stone (1988)
UMRK Remix Engineer (1993): Spence Chrislu
Mastered (2005) by Bob Ludwig

Gail Zappa cover concept, text & art direction
Keith Lawler layout, design, typography & field day
Eric White cover collage
Sherry Spencer undercover digital extravaganza
Steve Schapiro FZ portrait photos
Bruce Hilliard FZ onstage photos

1. Chunga's Revenge 7:02

Wembley Arena, London, UK
April 19, 1988

FZ—lead guitar
Dweezil Zappa—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Mike Keneally—guitar/synth
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Walt Fowler—trumpet
Bruce Fowler—trombone
Paul Carman—alto sax
Albert Wing—tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick—baritone sax
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

2. Bowling On Charen 5:04

Guitar solo from Wild Love
The Palladium, NYC
October 28, 1977 (early show)

FZ—lead guitar
Adrian Belew—guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Peter Wolf—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Patrick O'Hearn—bass
Terry Bozzio—drums

 

3. Good Lobna 1:38

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
Orpheum Theater, Memphis, Tennessee
December 4, 1984

FZ—lead guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards, sax
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

4. A Cold Dark Matter 3:31

Guitar solo from Inca Roads
Memorial Hall, Allentown, Pennsylvania
March 19, 1988

FZ—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Mike Keneally—guitar/synth
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Walt Fowler—trumpet
Bruce Fowler—trombone
Paul Carman—alto sax
Albert Wing—tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick—baritone sax
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

5. Butter Or Cannons 3:24

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
The Pier, NYC
August 25, 1984

FZ—lead guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards, sax
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

6. Ask Dr. Stupid 3:20

Guitar solo from Easy Meat
Rhein-Neckarhalle, Eppelheim, Germany
March 21, 1979

FZ—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Denny Walley—slide guitar
Warren Cuccurullo—guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Peter Wolf—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Arthur Barrow—bass
Vinnie Colaiuta—drums

 

7. Scratch & Sniff 3:56

Guitar solo from City Of Tiny Lights
Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK
April 16, 1988

FZ—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Mike Keneally—guitar/synth
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Walt Fowler—trumpet
Bruce Fowler—trombone
Paul Carman—alto sax
Albert Wing—tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick—baritone sax
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

8. Trance-Fusion 4:20

Guitar solo from Marque-Son's Chicken
Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
May 24, 1988

FZ—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Mike Keneally—guitar/synth
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Walt Fowler—trumpet
Bruce Fowler—trombone
Paul Carman—alto sax
Albert Wing—tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick—baritone sax
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

9. Gorgo 2:41

Guitar solo from The Torture Never Stops
Johanneshovs Isstadion, Stockholm
May 1, 1988

FZ—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Mike Keneally—guitar/synth
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Walt Fowler—trumpet
Bruce Fowler—trombone
Paul Carman—alto sax
Albert Wing—tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick—baritone sax
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

10. Diplodocus 3:22

Guitar solo from King Kong
Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island
October 26, 1984

FZ—lead guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards, sax
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

11. Soul Polka 3:18

Guitar solo from Oh No
Memorial Hall, Allentown, Pennsylvania
March 19, 1988

FZ—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Mike Keneally—guitar/synth
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Walt Fowler—trumpet
Bruce Fowler—trombone
Paul Carman—alto sax
Albert Wing—tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick—baritone sax
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

12. For Giuseppe Franco 3:47

includes a quotation from The Third Man Theme (Karas)

Guitar solo from Hot-Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel
Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington
December 17, 1984 (late show)

FZ—lead guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards, sax
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

13. After Dinner Smoker 4:45

Guitar solo from The Torture Never Stops
Palasport, Genoa, Italy
June 9, 1988

FZ—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Mike Keneally—guitar/synth
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Walt Fowler—trumpet
Bruce Fowler—trombone
Paul Carman—alto sax
Albert Wing—tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick—baritone sax
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

14. Light Is All That Matters 3:46

includes a quotation from Killer Joe (Golson)

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington
December 17, 1984 (late show)

FZ—lead guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards, sax
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

15. Finding Higgs' Boson 3:41

Guitar solo from Hot-Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel
Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria
May 8, 1988

FZ—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Mike Keneally—guitar/synth
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Walt Fowler—trumpet
Bruce Fowler—trombone
Paul Carman—alto sax
Albert Wing—tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick—baritone sax
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

16. Bavarian Sunset 3:59

Guitar solo from post-I Am The Walrus jam
Rudi-Sedlmeyer Sporthalle, Munich, Germany
May 9, 1988

FZ—lead guitar
Dweezil Zappa—lead guitar
Ike Willis—guitar
Mike Keneally—guitar/synth
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Walt Fowler—trumpet
Bruce Fowler—trombone
Paul Carman—alto sax
Albert Wing—tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick—baritone sax
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

 

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