latest news is that Jean-Luc Ponty and George Duke will perform the entire King Kong album!
French violinist Jean-Luc Ponty recorded the album King Kong: Jean-Luc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa in the late 1969 together with George Duke and other musicians. It was released in 1970 by World Pacific/Liberty. On August 2 Ponty and Duke will perform the music from the album live on stage at the Zappanale in Bad Doberan in Germany. The band also includes bassplayer Guy Akwa and drummer Damien Schmitt.
The Zappanale has also managed to engage artists as Alice Cooper and french zeuhl-rockers Magma this year!