Posts Tagged ‘Eddie Jobson’

Sunday Big Note — Listening Session #24

From the very first time I heard Eddie Jobson perform as a member of Frank Zappa‘s band in 1976-77, I was immediately drawn to the style and playing of this virtuoso violinist/keyboard player. Whether it was Zappa compositions, or those of Roxy Music, Jethro Tull, or even his own solo work or through the supergroup U.K. – Jobson’s style was and is uniquely his very own.
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Frank Zappa, Hamilton, 1975

A couple of recent posts, Philly ’76 and Zomby Woof by Quasar got me thinking about Zappa arrangements in general, and his instrumental compositions in particular – especially within a live context.
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Boston Music Hall, 1976 (Early Show)

If you are still teetering on the fence wondering whether or not to pre-order Philly ’76 (Spectrum Theater, Philadelphia, PA, 29 October 1976) featuring Frank Zappa, Terry Bozzio, Ray White, Patrick O’Hearn, Eddie Jobson and Bianca Thornton, here are five excellent reasons to do so plucked from their Boston Music Hall performance on 24 October 1976 (Early Show):

Dirty Love

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Wind Up Workin’ In A Gas Station

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The Torture Never Stops

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You Didn’t Try To Call Me

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Black Napkins

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