The Grandmothers Of Invention

Instruments: sax, keys, drums, percussion

Genre: Fusion

Origin: USA

Territories: Europe

Availability: Apr, May 2018

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THE ONLY MOI/FRANK ZAPPA ALUMNI CONSISTENTLY PERFORMING THE MUSIC OF THE MAESTRO SINCE 2003 with over 500 performances WORLDWIDE.

In 2002 the GMOI gathered for the first time to rehearse the music of the MAESTRO for a 10 year commemoration of his passing. It was to be a one time event at the Gewendhaus in Leipzig Germany, recorded for Warner Bros in EU and filmed for the ARTE CHANNEL. Since then the band has gone on to perform over 400 concerts in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland USA, and Wales proving THAT THEY STILL CAN DO THAT ON STAGE........


BUNK GARDNER
(with the Mothers of Invention from 1966-1969)
tenor sax, CASIO DH-100, flute, bar walking, straight man,
food critique/commentary and vocals

DON PRESTON
(with the Mothers from 1966-1974)
piano, keyboard synthesizers, electronic wizardry, gongage, wigs,
exploding devices, cycles adjuster, magic hands, Mr. MOTO, and vocals

ED MANN
(with the Mothers of Invention from 1977 - 1988)
mallet percussion, electronic keyboards
appearances on over 30 of Zappa's albums, 
both studio recordings and with Zappa's band live.

with
CHRISTOPHER GARCIA
drums, percussion, EAST LA (isms),
invisible Mexican announcer, Art Laboe(isms),
marimba, and vocals


Date Artist Venue City Country
25 Apr 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Nieuwe Nor Heerlen Netherlands
26 Apr 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Blue Notez Dortmund Germany
27 Apr 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Paradox Tilburg Netherlands
28 Apr 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Jazzclub Nordhausen Nordhausen Germany
29 Apr 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Stadttheater Landsberg Germany
02 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Burghof Lörrach Lörrach Germany
03 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Kammgarn Schaffhausen Switzerland
04 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Mühle Hunziken Rubigen Switzerland
05 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Treibhaus Innsbruck Austria
06 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Kino Siska Lublijana Slovenia
08 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Metro Music Bar Brno Czech Republic
09 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Lucerna Music Bar Prague Czech Republic
10 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Quasimodo Berlin Germany
11 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention Beta Copenhagen Denmark
12 May 2018 The Grandmothers Of Invention John Dee Oslo Norway

Bella Concerts

altmannsdorferstr. 74/13/5
1120 vienna, austria

: + 43 1 804 88 333 13
: booking/at/bellaconcerts.com

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