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.
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.
live in leeds
(2001, cd, uk, jazzprint jpvp122cd) - all zappa material
(2006, 2cd, ger, arf society) - incl. various artists playing frank zappa compositions
artists: zappanale 17 -
(2006, dvd, ger, the arf society) - feat. various artists playing frank zappa compositions
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
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: keyboard * Annie Whithead: trombone * Teena Lyle: percussion * Simon Bates: tenor sax, alto sax, soprano sax, flute * Paul Jayasinha: trumpet * Rob Statham: bass * Mike Bradley: drums
peaches en regalia * grand wazoo * let's make the
water turn black * sofa#1 * eat that question * sexual harrassment in
the workplace * king kong * big swifty * sleep dirt * harry you're a
beast / lumpy gravy / oh no medley * I am the slime * we are not alone