“The name Frank Zappa often conjures up the image of a deranged satirist. But for close to thirty years, between until his untimely death. Dangerous Kitchen: The Subversive World of Zappa Kevin Courrier. ECW PRESS, Toronto Canada ISBN pp, paperback, 25 x 18 cm. Find great deals for The Dangerous Kitchen: The Subversive World of Zappa by Kevin Courrier (, Paperback). Shop with confidence on eBay!.
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Preview — Dangerous Kitchen by Kevin Courrier. Courrier examines how Frank Zappa’s emergence in American popular culture during the eclectic and experimental sixties was no accident. Charlie Dangfrous rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Courrier argues that Zappa’s musical career — which poked fun at middle-class conformity, the hippie sub-culture, disco, the rock industry, and the Reagan era — had its roots in the artistic rebellion against Romanticism in the nineteenth century.
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The Dangerous Kitchen : The Subversive World of Zappa by Kevin Courrier (2002, Paperback)
Social Sciences World Paperback Books. This book examines Frank Zappa as a composer, performer, political artist, and American original.
Mark Swelstad marked it as to-read Jun 05, Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I should have waited. This book examines Frank Zappa as a composer, performer, political artist, and American original. Beginning with his band, the Mothers of Invention, Frank Zappa built a formidable career in rock and roll by combining a wide range of styles, including serious contemporary music, jazz, rhythm and blues, doo-wop, and social and political parody.
It hammers away track by track; album fo album; decade by decade. This pace sort of puts you in auto-pilot wrld as a reader.
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Michael Farmer rated it it was amazing Mar 06, For thirty years, from until his death inFrank Zappa was one of the most influential, innovative, and controversial popular musicians, combining a wide range of musical styles with social and political parody.
The price may be the seller’s own price elsewhere or another seller’s price. Nikki rated it really liked it Mar 05, Goran Remborg rated it really liked it Aug 09, Shawn Persinger marked it as to-read Jan 11, Tyson Brinacombe rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Erik marked it as to-read Aug 05, World Psychology Paperback Books. This biography goes beyond the myths that surround this musical satirist to explore the life, career, and influences of an outrageously gifted composer.
Open Preview See a Problem? David added it Apr 24, Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1. Tom marked it as to-read Dec 26, In this innovative biography, Courrier explodes the myths of Zappa’s drug use and fetishism to illuminate the facts about this outrageously gifted composer’s emergence during the eclectic and experimental sixties, linking his form of artistic rebellion to its cultural precedents, and examining Zappa as a true original.
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.
Both with his early band, the Mothers of Invention, and in his subsequent solo work, Zappa poked fun at middle-class conformity, hippies, disco, and the Reagan era while breaking musical ground with his combination of jazz, rhythm and blues, doo-wop, social and political parody, and rock and roll.