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The Dangerous Kitchen : The Subversive World of Zappa by Kevin Courrier (2002, Paperback)

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This biography goes beyond the myths that surround this musical satirist to explore the life, career, and influences of an outrageously gifted composer. Charlie Loudin rated it it was amazing Sep 21, This book examines Frank Zappa as a composer, performer, political artist, and American original.

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But for close to thirty years, between until his untimely death from prostate cancer inFrank Zappa was one of the most influental, innovative, and controversial musicians in contemporary and popular music despite little airplay on the radio. The book draws links to the musical and cultural antecedents of Frank Zappa’s career, including Erik Satie, Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern, Igor Stravinsky, Charles Ives, and Zappa’s true hero, Edgard Varese, who was as much a scientific inventor of electronic sounds as he was a dynamic avant-garde composer.

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Yet Zappa was often portrayed as a drug addict even though oof announced drug use and a fetishist despite a normal married life. Skip to main content. Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1. Preview — Dangerous Kitchen by Kevin Courrier. Best Selling in Nonfiction See all. Return to Book Page.