Music. THE BIG NOTE is the complete guide to the music of Frank Zappa—100 albums recorded over 35 years, the 80+ players on them, each one of 1,772 tracks described in detail, backed up by 1,424 citations. Based on hundreds of interviews, letters, and e-mail correspondences with scores of musicians, singers, engineers, artists, copyists, and others who worked with Zappa, THE BIG NOTE provides the liner notes that every album in the protean and prolific composer's oeuvre cries out for. It is the indispensible resource for any Zappa fan or scholar.
Charles Ulrich attended Pomona College, where—like Frank Zappa—he was a disc jockey on KSPC- FM. He taught linguistics at ten universities in the United States and Canada. Since 1994, he has been active in the on-line Zappa fan community—on alt.fan.frank-zappa, zappateers.com, and his own website, The Planet Of My Dreams. He lives in Vancouver, BC.Author City: Vancouver, BC CAN