Richard Burke Photography – Frank Zappa

In the 1970s, Richard Burke had a small photography studio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Recently, Burke rediscovered old negatives and has been scanning them. Most of them have never been seen. Images of Zappa, Jean-Luc Ponty, Sal Marquez and others (of course, we can forgive Burke for getting the dates and years wrong [it’s May 6th, 1973, at the Syria Mosque, Richard, not 1974] – he doesn’t have KUR’s database to fall back on).

Burke has been I have been posting the better images to his commercial site. The others he’s been posting to his blog. He also has some Zappa T-Shirts available for those interested in that sort of gift giving.

3 Responses to “Richard Burke Photography – Frank Zappa”

  1. Robert says:

    someone tell that man that that is george duke on his blog and not billy preston. don’t feel like starting a google account just to help him out.

    Somebody did. Who the hell is Billy Preston?

  2. P-Rip says:

    One more glaring error: The guitar player shown with Stanley Clarke is Ray Gomez, NOT Al Di Meola. If you are going to sell prints for around $100, you should at least get the info correct. I didn’t notice any Zappa-related errors.

  3. John says: