Jean-Luc Ponty—King Kong

King Kong. Jean-Luc Ponty Plays The Music Of Frank Zappa

(Jean-Luc Ponty, LP, Pacific Jazz ST 20172, May 25, 1970)

  1. King Kong 4:54
  2. Idiot Bastard Son 4:00
  3. Twenty Small Cigars 5:35
  4. How Would You Like To Have A Head Like That (Jean-Luc Ponty) 7:14
  5. Music For Electric Violin And Low Budget Orchestra 19:20
  6. America Drinks And Goes Home 2:39

October 6-7, 1969
Whitney Studios, Glendale

Produced by Richard Bock
Engineer: Dick Kunc
Composed and Arranged by Frank Zappa
"How Would You Like To Have A Head Like That" Composed by Jean-Luc Ponty

 

1. King Kong 4:54

Jean-Luc Ponty—electric violin and baritone violectra
George Duke—electric piano
Gene Estes—vibes & percussion
Buell Neidlinger—bass
Arthur D. Tripp, III—drums
Ian Underwood—tenor sax

 

2. Idiot Bastard Son 4:00

Jean-Luc Ponty—electric violin and baritone violectra
George Duke—electric piano
Wilton Felder—fender bass
John Guerin—drums
Ernie Watts—alto & tenor sax

 

3. Twenty Small Cigars 5:35

Jean-Luc Ponty—electric violin and baritone violectra
George Duke—electric piano
Wilton Felder—fender bass
John Guerin—drums
Ernie Watts—alto & tenor sax

 

5. Music For Electric Violin And Low Budget Orchestra 19:20

includes Duke Of Prunes and Pound For A Brown, a quote from Bogus Pomp and probably a quote from The World's Greatest Sinner soundtrack

Ian Underwood—conductor
Jean-Luc Ponty—electric violin
George Duke—piano & electric piano
Donald Christlieb—bassoon
Gene Cipriano—oboe & English horn
Vincent DeRosa—French horn & descant
Arthur Maebe—French horn & tuben
Jonathan Meyer—flute
Harold Bemko—cello
Buell Neidlinger—bass
Milton Thomas—viola
Arthur D. Tripp, III—drums

 

6. America Drinks And Goes Home 2:39

Jean-Luc Ponty—electric violin and baritone violectra
George Duke—electric piano
Wilton Felder—fender bass
John Guerin—drums
Ernie Watts—alto & tenor sax

 

 

All compositions by Frank Zappa except as noted
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