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Strictly commercial : the best of

Frank Zappa (performer)

Strictly commercial : the best of

Genre:
Title
Strictly commercial : the best of
Performer
Frank Zappa 1940-1993
Publisher
Rykodisc, 1995
1 cd
EAN
0014431060021
CDR
JK78412
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P4 - Populaire muziek Engels (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 50 times in Flemish libraries

About Frank Zappa

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Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, songwriter, bandleader, activist and filmmaker. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, pop, jazz, jazz fusion, orchestral and musique concrète works, and produced almost all of the 60-plus albums that he released with his band the Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist. Zappa also directed feature-length films and music videos, and designed album covers. He is considered one of the most innovative and stylistically diverse musicians of his era.

As a self-taught composer and performer, Zappa had diverse musical influences that led him to create music that was sometimes difficult to categorize. While in his teens, he acquired a taste for 20th-century classical modernism, Africa…Read more on Wikipedia