Zappacast Episode #57: The Grandest Wazoo (& Waka Jawaka, too!)

Zappacast celebrates the 50th anniversary of FZ’s “big band” period with a deep dive into the just released Waka Wazoo box set!
You’ll hear from the Vaultmeister himself, Joe Travers, who assembled this comprehensive collection of recordings that show what went into the making of the classic albums, Waka Jawaka and The Grand Wazoo.

Eat Those Questions: Host Scott Parker and Phil Surkis are on hand to grill Joe about all things conceptual continuity, including: How did Frank’s sound change with Kerry McNabb in the studio? Do the new Dolby Atmos releases follow FZ’s original quadriphonic intensions? Who wrote the melody to Uncle Remus? Why did Alex Dmochowski only play bass on these two albums? All that and more!

We hope this podcast will provide blessed relief to all those curious about the making of this historical boxset.

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