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Frank Zappa's Hot Licks (And Funny Smells) CD cover

Artist: Colin Towns And NDR Big Band
Title: Frank Zappa's Hot Licks (And Funny Smells) (CD)
Record Label: NDR / Rent A Dog
Catalogue No.: RAD 2007-2
Year: 2005

Track listing:

  1. Introduction And Anthem (2.06)
  2. Peaches En Regalia (4.32)
  3. Eat That Question (7.58)
  4. Let's Make The Water Turn Black (2.45)
  5. Watermelon In Easter Hay (7.35)
  6. Brown Shoes Don't Make It (2.21)
  7. Willie The Pimp (2.18)
  8. King Kong (1.49)
  9. A Pound For A Brown (On The Bus) (3.40)
  10. Waka Jawaka (6.13)
  11. Stevie's Spanking (3.46)
  12. Sinister Footwear - 2nd Movement (4.27)
  13. Little Umbrellas / Big Swifty (7.02)
  14. Black Napkins (2.32)
  15. Be-Bop Tango (0.52)
  16. G-Spot Tornado (5.22)
Total running time = 65.18


Trumpets: Lennart Axelsson, Ingolf Burkhardt, Claus Stötter, Reiner Winterschladen
Trombones: Dan Gottshall, Sebastian Hoffmann, Stefan Lottermann, Ingo Lahme (bass trombone, tuba)
Saxophones: Fiete Felsch (alto sax, clarinet), Peter Bolte (alto sax), Christof Lauer (tenor sax), Lutz Büchner (tenor sax), Frank Delle (baritone sax, soprano sax)
Piano / Keyboards: Vladyslav Sendecki
Guitar: Stephan Diez
Bass: Lucas Lindholm
Drums: Ian Thomas
Percussion: Marcio Doctor

Recording details

Produced by: Colin Towns
Engineered by: Peter Witjes for NPS

Recorded 'live' at Moers Festival, Germany May 31st 2004
Mastered at Finesplice, UK January 2005 by Ben Turner and Toby Wood
Mixed at NDR Studios, Hamburg, Germany December 2004 by Toby Wood

Music composed by Frank Zappa
Arrangements by Colin Towns