King Kong (The Album)

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Release Info

Jean-Luc Ponty - "King Kong"

LP, Pacific Jazz ST 20172, May 25, 1970

CD, Blue Note CDP 0777 7 89539 2 0, 1993

CD, MSI MSIG 0141/2 (packaged with Electric Connection album), 2004?

Tracks

  1. King Kong
  2. Idiot Bastard Son
  3. Twenty Small Cigars
  4. How Would You Like to Have a Head Like That
  5. Music For Electric Violin And Low Budget Orchestra
  6. America Drinks And Goes Home

Players (listed by tracks)

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

4: Jean-Luc Ponty - electric violin; Frank Zappa - guitar; George Duke - electric piano; Wilton Felder - fender bass; John Guerin - drums; Ernie Watts - tenor sax

5: 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 & tuba; Jonathan Meyer - flute; Harold Bemko - cello; Buell Neidlinger - bass; Milton Thomas - viola; Arthur D. Tripp, III - drums

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


Background

Conceptual Continuity

Music For Electric Violin And Low Budget Orchestra includes A Pound For A Brown On The Bus and other FZ tunes.

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