Jazz from Hell
Infobox Album |
Name = Jazz from Hell
November 15 1986
1980; 1985- 1986
Computer music, Experimental rock
Length = 34:26
Barking Pumpkin Records Capitol Records
Reviews = *
AllmusicRating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0mm1z87ajyv6~T1 link]
Rolling Stone" (favorable) [http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/frankzappa/albums/album/209018/review/5943103/jazz_from_hell link]
Last album = "
The Old Masters Box Two" (1986)
This album = "Jazz from Hell" (1986)
Next album = "
London Symphony Orchestra, Vol. 2" (1987)
"Jazz from Hell" is an instrumental album from
Frank Zappa. It was released in 1986 by Barking Pumpkin Records (vinyl) and by Rykodisc(CD). All compositions were executed by Frank Zappa on the SynclavierDMS with the exception of "St. Etienne."
"While You Were Art II" is a Synclavier performance based on a transcription of Zappa's improvised guitar solo on the track "While You Were Out" from the "
Shut Up 'n Play Yer Guitar" album. The unreleased original Synclavier performance was done using only the unit's FM synthesis, while the recording found here was Zappa's "deluxe" arrangement featuring newer samples and timbres.
In the initial
EuropeCD release, the album was featured as the second album on a "two for the price of one compilation," with nine tracks from " Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention" on the same disc.
"Night School" was possibly named for a late-night show that Zappa pitched to ABC; the network did not pick it up. A music video was made for the song.
G-SpotTornado," assumed by Zappa to be impossible to play by humans, would be performed by Ensemble Modernon the concert recording " The Yellow Shark". The track ends in nearly two minutes of applause.
Although an instrumental album, Meyer Music Markets sold "Jazz from Hell" featuring an RIAA
Parental Advisorysticker. [cite web|url=http://ericnuzum.com/banned/incidents/80s.html|title=Censorship Incidents: 1980s|work=Parental Advisory: Music Censorship in America|last=Nuzum|first=Eric|accessdate=2007-07-23]
All compositions written and arranged by Frank Zappa.
# "Night School" – 4:47
# "The Beltway Bandits" – 3:25
# "While You Were Art II" – 7:17
# "Jazz from Hell" – 2:58
# "G-Spot Tornado" – 3:17
# "Damp Ankles" – 3:45
# "St. Etienne" – 6:26
# "Massaggio Galore" – 2:31
Frank Zappa– Lead Guitar, Synclavier
Steve Vai– Guitar (Rhythm), Guitar
* Ray White – Guitar (Rhythm), Guitar
Tommy Mars– Keyboards
* Bobby Martin – Keyboards
* Ed Mann – Percussion
Scott Thunes– Bass
Chad Wackerman– Drums
* Bob Rice – Computer Assistant
* Bob Stone – Engineer
* Greg Gorman – Cover Photo
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