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A concert movie showing a performance by the much-loved 1973 incarnation of the Mothers of Invention. An incredible cast of musicians treat us to a selection of blistering, pointillist jazz... See full summary »

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Frank Zappa

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Frank Zappa
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Cast

Credited cast:
Frank Zappa ... Himself - Lead Guitar, Vocals, Percussion
Ruth Underwood Ruth Underwood ... Herself - Percussion
Napoleon Murphy Brock Napoleon Murphy Brock ... Himself - Tenor Sax, Flute, Lead Vocals
Tom Fowler Tom Fowler ... Himself - Bass
Bruce Fowler Bruce Fowler ... Himself - Trombone, Dancing (?)
Ralph Humphrey Ralph Humphrey ... Himself - Drums, Percussion
George Duke ... Himself - Keyboards, Synthesizer, Vocals
Chester Thompson Chester Thompson ... Himself - Drums
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pamela Des Barres ... Herself
Carl Franzoni Carl Franzoni ... Himself
Joan Sloatman Joan Sloatman ... Herself
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A concert movie showing a performance by the much-loved 1973 incarnation of the Mothers of Invention. An incredible cast of musicians treat us to a selection of blistering, pointillist jazz rock, hilariously funny asides and lyrics, audience participation and freaky behaviour. Featuring Frank Zappa (guitar, vocals, mysterious hand signals), Napoleon Murphy Brock (lead vocals, saxophone, flute), George Duke (keyboards, vocals), Ruth Underwood (pyrotechnic displays of percussion mastery), Bruce Fowler (Trombone), Walt Fowler (bass), Chester Thompson (drums) and Ralph Humphrey (drums). Written by musicbymartin

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Every fan his prisoner... every guitar his slave!

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Official Sites:

Official website

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 2015 (USA) See more »

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Universal Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Connections

References It Conquered the World (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

The Dog Breath Variations
Written by Frank Zappa
Performed by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention (as The Mothers)
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