Thanks 2 Frank
"Thanks 2 Frank" is an all-original Warren Cuccurullo rock guitar masterpiece. The album is named, of course, due to Warren's great respect and admiration for Frank Zappa. He has often said in interviews that if not for Frank, he would not have his career...that he owes it all to him. Hence, "Thanks 2 Frank". However, there are no Frank Zappa songs on the album...these are all Warren's. He recorded the album live, with no overdubs, in two days (August 20 and 28, 1994) in Metropolis Studios, London, except for the title track, which was recorded July 7, 1994 at 2:30 AM, at his first solo show, at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ. He also handled all production duties. Written during the 10 day period before his Stone Pony solo show (except for "Galactic Ballerina," which was written later), these songs are a mix of precision and passion.
|05:25||The Canarsie Daiquiri||Instrumental|
|02:42||Jam Man Jam||Instrumental|
|03:06||The Galactic Ballerina||Instrumental|
|07:42||Low Speed Chase||Instrumental|
|07:02||Indian Time Zones||Instrumental|
|08:38||Thanks To Frank (Live)||Instrumental|
|Warren Cuccurullo||Guitar, Production, Arrangements, Art Direction|
|Talvin Singh||Tabla (Track 5)|
|Vinnie Colaiuta||Drums (Tracks 1-10)|
|Jerry Cuccurullo||Drums (Track 11)|
|Pino Palladino||Bass (Tracks 2, 5, 6, 8, 9)|
|Nick Beggs||Bass (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 7, 11), Chapman Stick (Track 10)|
|Tony Taverner||Engineering, Mixing|
|Ellen Von Unwerth||Photography (Center Photo)|
|Christopher Maguire||Front and Back Cover Photography|
|Karen Wit||Rubber Shirt|
|Eric Roinestad||Art Direction, Design|
|All tracks recorded live in Studio B, Metropolis on August 20th & 28th 1994 except "Thanks To Frank" recorded live at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ on July 7th 1994 at 2:30 AM.
There are no overdubs on this record.
Mixed at Master Rock.
Mastered at Metropolis.