Don Christlieb was a part of the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra (Feb - March 1967) when Frank Zappa recorded the orchestral parts for "Lumpy Gravy".
The picture on the right shows Don Christlieb and his son Pete. The photo (© Pete Christlieb) is borrowed from Pete Christlieb's website at http://www.petechristlieb.com/biography.htm.
You can read an excellent interview with Don Christlieb (by Charles Lipp)
http://www.idrs.org/Publications/DR/DR9.1/DR9.1.Lipp.html (part one)
http://www.idrs.org/Publications/DR/DR10.1/DR10.1.Lipp.html (part two)
zappa: lumpy gravy
(1967, lp, usa, verve)
|frank zappa: the lost episodes
(1996, cd, usa, ryko)
|frank zappa: mystery disc
(1998, cd, usa, ryko)
From: Charles Ulrich
Christlieb worked with Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Boulez, and Stockhausen. His film credits go back to Gone With The Wind, The Wizard Of Oz, and Fantasia.
-- info: Charles Ulich