On September 15, 1978.

Studio_Tan

On September 15, 1978, “DiscReet” label released “Studio Tan”, the twenty – fourth Frank Zappa album. It was recorded from 1969, 1974 – 1976 at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles; “Royce Hall”, “UCLA” and “Caribou Studios” in Nederland, Colorado and was produced by Frank Zappa.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • George Duke– keyboards
  • John Berkman – piano
  • Eddie Jobson– keyboards, yodeling
  • Max Bennett– bass guitar
  • James “Bird Legs” Youmans – bass guitar
  • Edward Meares – upright bass
  • Tom Fowler– bass guitar
  • Terry Bozzio– drums
  • Paul Humphrey– drums
  • Davey Moire – vocals
  • Don Brewer– bongos
  • Ruth Underwood– percussion, synthesizer
  • Alan Estes – percussion
  • Emil Richards– percussion
  • Victor Morosco – saxophone
  • Graham Young – trumpet
  • Jay Daversa – trumpet
  • Malcolm McNab– trumpet
  • Bruce Fowler– trombone
  • Don Waldrop – trombone
  • Jock Ellis – trombone
  • Dana Hughes – bass trombone
  • Earle Dumler – oboe
  • JoAnn Caldwell McNab – bassoon
  • Mike Altschul – flute
  • Ray Reed – flute
  • John Rotella – woodwind instruments
  • Michael Zearott– conductor
  • Murray Adler – violin
  • Sheldon Sanov – violin
  • Pamela Goldsmith – viola
  • Jerry Kessler – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa.

  1. Greggery Peccary
  2. Let Me Take You to the Beach
  3. Revised Music for Guitar & Low-Budget Orchestra
  4. REDUNZL

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