Instruments: sax, keys, drums, percussion
Availability: Apr, May 2018
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........
(with the Mothers of Invention from 1966-1969)
tenor sax, CASIO DH-100, flute, bar walking, straight man,
food critique/commentary and vocals
(with the Mothers from 1966-1974)
piano, keyboard synthesizers, electronic wizardry, gongage, wigs,
exploding devices, cycles adjuster, magic hands, Mr. MOTO, and vocals
(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.
drums, percussion, EAST LA (isms),
invisible Mexican announcer, Art Laboe(isms),
marimba, and vocals