Ed Seeman’s Zappa Movies

Way cool! Ed Seeman’s “Zappa Recording At The Apostolic”:

This 6minute exerpt is a small portion of the 14 hours I shot with FRANK ZAPPA & the Original Mothers of Invention over a two year period from 1967 to1968 for a film titled “UNCLE MEAT” in 1967.

For more, have a look at Ed’s YouTube profile or visit his homepage. (Thanks MySpace Greg!)

7 Responses to “Ed Seeman’s Zappa Movies”

  1. ChrisfromParis says:

    Is it just me or Mr. Seeman’s using some pretty clean-sounding chunks of the all-orchestral Lumpy Gravy on two of his other videos uploaded on YouTube ? (namely “The Zappa Dummy” and “At Home in Greewich Village 1967”)

  2. urbangraffito says:

    Sounds like the intrumental interlude from “Invocation And Ritual Dance of the Young Pumpkin” from ‘Absolutely Free’ to me.

  3. ChrisfromParis says:

    Yes, on the video that Barry added here (recording session at the Apostolic), that’s “Invocation etc.”. The videos I was writing about are among the others that Ed Seeman posted on YouTube.

  4. bernard says:

    Very nice. Film to be honoured.

    By the way I was thinking for the first time: FZ was a genuine Italian , ie he played staccato where everybody was expecting him to play legato.

  5. Duncan says:

    He is still adding films to YouTube – Zappa Goes To London has just been added.

    Yes – Music is from Lumpy Gravy – (Capitol version)

  6. Rob says:

    At the very end of London Pt.1 is previously unheard (to me) Lumpy Gravy. Please sir, can I have some more?

  7. Duncan says:

    And London Part 5… Is some of that new too?

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