zappatistas

The Zappatistas were put together by John Etheridge and Steve Lodder at the end of 1998 for a festival in Newark, UK. It was originally intended to be a one-off thing.

http://www.johnetheridge.com/zappa/index.htm

  • 2000/02/17    radio show, bbc radio 3, 23.30 - 00.00 (GMT) 'jazz notes'
    • Alyn Shipton introduces John Etheridge's Zappatistas band, featuring the music of Frank Zappa.

The following tracks were made available through john etheridge's web-site.

In 2001, the Zappatistas released a live album.

 

July 14, 2006, the Zappatistas performed at the Zappanale festival in Bad Doberan, Germany. Both pictures on the right were taken by Bazbo on this occasion.

John Etheridge

The Zappatistas

 

discography

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zappatistas: live in leeds
    (2001, cd, uk, jazzprint jpvp122cd) - all zappa material

  various artists: zappanale 17
    (2006, 2cd, ger, arf society) - incl. various artists playing frank zappa compositions

  various artists: zappanale 17 - retrospective
    (2006, dvd, ger, the arf society) - feat. various artists playing frank zappa compositions

  various artists: zappanale # 17
    (2007, cd, ger, arf society) - incl. various artists playing frank zappa compositions

  various artists: weasels re-ripped
    (2015, cd, uk, cordelia records cd062)
- feat. various artists performing the music of frank zappa

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concerts

John Etheridge - guitar, voice
Simon Bates - saxophones, voice
Annie Whitehead - trombone
Simon Finch - trumpet
Steve Lodder - keyboards, arrangements
Rob Statham - bass
Mike Bradley - drums
Teena Lyle - percussion, vibes, voice

John Etheridge - guitar
Steve Lodder - keyboards
Annie Whitehead - trombone
Jez Wiles - percussion
Simon Bates - saxophones & flute
Paul Jayasinha - trumpet
Rob Statham - bass
Mike Bradley - drums

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soundtracks various artists