All selections composed by Frank Zappa and performed by Frank Zappa & the Mothers, except where noted. 6, The Guitar World According to Frank Zappa, Frank Zappa Plays the Music of Frank Zappa: A Memorial Tribute,, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen's Church)", Debbie Wilson – backing vocals on "Cheepnis", Linda "Lynn" Sims – backing vocals on "Cheepnis", Ruben Ladron de Guevara – backing vocals on "Cheepnis", Coy Featherston, Steve Magedoff – photography, This page was last edited on 24 September 2020, at 07:12. Joe Travers has stated that "It's sitting in the vault. Enter your account e-mail address. What we want to do is go back to the original negatives and do it in High Definition and then create a 5.1 mix from the original masters so that we have surround sound as well as Frank's 2 channel stereo mix. The material taken from the Roxy concerts was later amended with some overdubs in the studio, while the "Elsewhere" tracks ("Son of Orange County" and "More Trouble Every Day") were recorded on May 8, 1974, at the Edinboro State College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania (and parts of "Son of Orange County" on May 11, 1974, at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, Illinois (late show) and do not contain overdubbed material. Most of the songs were recorded on December 8, 9 and 10, 1973 at The Roxy Theatre in Hollywood, California. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Roxy & Elsewhere - Frank Zappa, The Mothers of Invention on AllMusic - 1974 - After his affair with jazz fusion (Waka/Jawaka… The Roxy remote recording was done by Wally Heider (16-track 30-ips), engineered by Kerry McNabb (who also is responsible for the re-mix on the whole album). But no! This box set is all five shows (four public and one for invited guests) as well as some soundcheck rehearsals and material recorded a couple days later at Ike Turner's Bolic studios. But the temptation for more challenging material was not long to resurface and, after a transitional LP (Apostrophe, early 1974), he unleashed a double LP (reissued on one CD) of his most complex music, creating a bridge between his comedy rock stylings and Canterbury-style progressive rock. Copyright © 1993-2016. All terrestrial rights reserved. Once we get all that together, then we need to cut the program. It includes some of the takes released on Roxy & Elsewhere and others from Roxy by Proxy, revealing some editing that went into those releases. Most of the material in this double set was recorded Dec. 10, 11 & 12, 1973, at The Roxy, Hollywood. For fans of Zappa's intricate material like "RDNZL," "The Black Page," or "Inca Roads," this album is a must-have. The engineer for the road tapes was Bill Hennigh. Frank Zappa 1974 The Motherts ''Roxy & Elsewhere'' - YouTube Frank Zappa's 1973 band was certainly one of his best, and in order to showcase it, Frank booked a series of shows at Hollywood's Roxy club that were both recorded and filmed. Remember to keep you content on topic and appropriate. You can add multiple images, add captions, and adjust the layout of the images in your post. Edit the program together, camera angles, what shows, what we are going to include from what shows or include all the shows. Add photos, videos, and embeds (ex. The band is comprised of George Duke (keyboards), Tom Fowler (bass), Ruth Underwood (percussion), Bruce Fowler (trombone), Walt Fowler (trumpet), Napoleon Murphy Brock (vocals), and Chester Thompson (drums) -- drummer Ralph Humphrey, keyboardist Don Preston, and guitarist Jeff Simmons appear on the non-Roxy material. Compared to the man's previous live recordings (Fillmore East: June 1971, Just Another Band from L.A.), this one sounds fantastic, finally providing an accurate image of the musicians' virtuosity. Other tracks were released on Volumes One, Three and Four of the You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore series. In the documentary Genesis: Together and Apart, Phil Collins states that the twin drum solos in "Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?" A four-channel quadraphonic version of the album was prepared and advertised, but not released. stands as Zappa's most difficult rock music and provides quite a showcase for Underwood. The guitar solo on "Son of Orange County" is one of the few Zappa guitar solos edited together from more than one concert, in this case the Edinboro and Chicago dates. Roxy & Elsewhere is a double live album by Frank Zappa and The Mothers, released in September 1974. Three-quarters of the album was recorded live at the Roxy in Hollywood and extensively overdubbed in the studio later. Instagram & Twitter) by clicking the on the left side of the editor. ", On February 2, 2018, Zappa Records/UMe released The Roxy Performances, a definitive set that collects all four public shows from December 9-10, 1973, and the December 8th film shoot and soundcheck, each presented in their entirety without overdubs, along with bonus content featuring rarities from a rehearsal, unreleased tracks and highlights from the recording session at Bolic Sound.[5]. - Live At The Roxy, Hollywood/1973, Cheepnis - Live At The Roxy, Hollywood/1973, Be-Bop Tango (Of The Old Jazzmen's Church) - Live At The Roxy, Hollywood/1973. Most of the material in this double set was recorded Dec. 10, 11 & 12, 1973, at The Roxy, Hollywood. 5, You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. live from montanasoon. Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen's Church). Complete your Zappa* / Mothers* collection. There was a 3-minute trailer released in the new millennium advertising a Roxy DVD, which could potentially contain the footage from all three nights. I bought the 1992 release of Roxy hoping that the original mix of Cheepnis would be there. Other portions were extracted from road tapes (4-track 15 -ips masters) of show #2, Mothers Day, 1974, at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, and the recent gymnasium extravaganza at Edinboro State College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, May 8, 1974.Some of the material has been overdubbed (Bolic Studios & Paramount Studios, Hollywood), but all basic tracks are live. By submitting this form, you agree to the. Only three tracks ("Dummy Up," "Son of Orange County," and "More Trouble Every Day"), taken from other concerts, are 100 percent live. Pygmy Twylyte - Live At The Roxy, Hollywood/1973, Dummy Up - Live At The Roxy, Hollywood/1973, Village Of The Sun - Live At The Roxy, Hollywood/1973, Echidna's Arf (Of You) - Live At The Roxy, Hollywood/1973, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? Original LP editions separated Zappa's vocal introductions at the start of each side; these were each listed as "Preamble". All the pieces were premiere recordings, except for "More Trouble Every Day" and "Son of Orange County," a revamped, slowed down "Orange County Lumber Truck"/"Oh No." The opening track, "Penguin in Bondage" is edited together from performances at the Roxy and the Chicago date. The trailer was later included on the Baby Snakes DVD as a bonus feature. 4, You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. The Blu-ray Roxy: The Movie was released in October 2015. On April 1, 2007, unveiled a redesigned website, which included the 30-minute segment from the Roxy performances, which had been used at the Zappa Plays Zappa concerts, on its new videos page. After his affair with jazz fusion (Waka/Jawaka and The Grand Wazoo, both released in 1972), Frank Zappa came back in late 1973 with an album of simple rock songs, Over-Nite Sensation. Waiting for a budget to do it properly. For more info see the UMG Privacy Policy and terms & conditions. On a side note, Zappa can be heard, on the released and unreleased Roxy tapes, speaking of the making of a 'film' that could potentially be "broadcast on television", as well as reminding the audience not to be "uncomfortable around the intimidatingly large 16 mm cameras.". Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Zappa* / Mothers* - Roxy & Elsewhere at Discogs. Roxy & Elsewhere is a double live album by Frank Zappa and The Mothers, released in September 1974.