Eric Dolphy – Out To Lunch! (1964)

In the days before I listened to lots of jazz, I listened to lots of Frank Zappa. Like everyone else I had a copy of Kind Of Blue but had no real idea of what I was listening to. Apart from Miles Davis, the musicians names listed on the cover were anonymous to me although … Continue reading Eric Dolphy – Out To Lunch! (1964)

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Frank Zappa – Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch (1982)

Possibly due to the presence of 'Valley Girl', this album has become an overlooked and underrated Zappa masterpiece that deserves re-evaluation by his fans. Sonically it revisits the wide-screen fidelity of his mid-70's classics One Size Fits All and Roxy & Elsewhere and has greater thematic unity than the previous You Are What You Is which … Continue reading Frank Zappa – Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch (1982)