ZAPPA

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FILIPPO BELLAVIA

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B STREET BAND

FILIPPO BELLAVIA

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B STREET BAND

"ZAPPA IN BLUES

LAZARIMUS RECORDS

2022

RELEASE DATE : APRIL 12, 2022

(ITALY)

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VOL II"

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Musicians:

Filippo Bellavia - guitars, harmonica, vocals
Moreno Ciccardi - bass
Alex Jorio - drums

Tracklist:

01 Sexual Harassment in the Work Place (From album Guitar - 1988)
02 Crew Slut (From album Joe's Garage - 1979)
03 Black Napkins (From album Zoot Allures - 1976)
04 The Torture Never Stops (From album Zoot Allures - 1976)
05 Po-Jama People (From the album One Size Fits All - 1975)
06 Illinois Enema Bandit (From the album Zappa in New York - 1978)
07 More Trouble Every Day (From the album Freak Out! - 1966)
08 Stinkfoot (From the album Apostrophe (') - 1974)
09 Willie the Pimp (From the album Hot Rats - 1969)
10 Muffin Men (From the album Bongo Fury - 1975)

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"ZAPPA IN BLUES"

2008

 LaZaRiMus Records

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Musicians:

Filippo Bellavia - guitar, harmpnica, vocals
Martin Bellavia - guitar, backing vocals
Ruben Bellavia - drums, keyboards
Simone Bellavia - bass
Alex armuschio- keyboards
Ike Willis - vocals (Track 10)

 

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IL SEGNO DI ZAPPA

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Musicians:

Martin Bellavia - guitar, backing vocals
Ruben Bellavia - drums, keyboards
Simone Bellavia - bass
Alex Armuschio- keyboards
Andrea Vigliocco - percussion
 
Fabio Treves - harmonica
Elio (Stefano Roberto Ettore Belisari) - vocals

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OSSI DURI

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"NATI SOTTO IL SEGNO DI ZAPPA"

LAZARIMUS RECORDS 2018

Filippo Bellavia
"The Torture Never Stops"

Frank Zappa
"The Torture Never Stops"

Filippo Bellavia
"Suicide Chump"

Frank Zappa
"Suicide Chump"

Frank Zappa released in 1969 "Hot Rats" a crucial work of pop music of the sixties. By his side he had his mate Captain Beefheart and together they gave blues music for the first time an eclectic and transgressive treatment, not always well understood and assimilated. Zappa's genius, first as a music writer and later as a guitarist, also had the blues as his starting point, which he did not cease to have as a reference throughout his career. His unclassifiable music destroyed all the schemes that pop music had known until then, he created orchestras of wonderful musicians to express his ingenuity and intelligence without caring in any case that his proposal was digested by a greater or lesser number of audiences. With this he managed to be considered one of the most admired and respected artists of popular music of the twentieth century. From Turin (Italy), the veteran and surprising guitarist Filippo Bellavia is a deep connoisseur of Zappa's work, he released in 2008 a first album dedicated entirely to his music, "Zappa In Blues", in which he delved into the songs in which the Baltimore guitarist explicitly immersed himself in his particular blues universe. Following with his passion for Zappa, Bellavia directs the band Ossi Dury, formed, in addition to other musicians, by his three sons Martin, Ruben and Simone with the proposal to continue in the wake of paying homage to the genius. To continue the celebration, "Zappa In Blues Vol II" has just been released, always through his own record label Lazarimus, a second part of the album released in 2008 and where Filippo Bellavia once again leaves us stunned with his treatment of the guitar and his complicity and empathy with Zappa's work. Not only should you listen to these albums if you are a fan of Frank Zappa, the music they contain is a delicacy to the ears.

05/16/2022

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Filippo Bellavia
"Joe's Garage 40th Anniversry"
2019