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Palermo, Ed Big Band / Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance
Album:Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance Collection:Jazz
Artist:Palermo, Ed Big Band Added:Aug 2006
Label:Cuneiform Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-08-20 Pull Date:2006-10-22 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Oct 22Oct 15Oct 8Oct 1Sep 24Sep 10Sep 3Aug 27

 Recent Airplay
1.May 28, 2015:Jump, Jive, & Jazz
4.May 09, 2014:No Cover, No Minimum
Gumbo Variations
2.Dec 23, 2014:Jump, Jive, and Jazz
Dwarf Nebula Processional March And Dwarf Nebula, Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance
5.Jan 26, 2007:No Cover, No Minimum
Dwarf Nebula Processional March And Dwarf Nebula
3.Jul 08, 2014:Heptagonal Banana
6.Oct 22, 2006:Bottom Heavy
Gumbo Variations

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2006-08-19 
Frank Zappa compositions done in jazzy big-band arrangements. Fun and even danceable, joyous and accessible, but packed with the quirks, complexity and humor that permate Zappa's work. Like wedding-band jazz, only cool... instruments include the usual horn array, rock guitar (6), and prog/fusiony keys (4,8). Highly recommended, but you shouldn't necessarily take your clothes off. Mostly instrumental; FCC clean.

1- Mid/fast. Easygoing and nicely rolling, catchy. Multiple phases including a slower, loungy stretch with piano. Wacky ending.
2- Latin jazz, mid/fast and happy
3- Perky modern-classical feel, fast. Cools down for sax solo, then ends with some dizzying fast work
4- Bouncing, happy, mid/fast. Complicated, a bit head-spinning
5- Low-key but fairly fast, a bit sad
6- Rocking. '70s detective movie sound. Some cool avant-R&B horn lines. Searing guitar solo.
7- With VOCALS, mid/fast. Opens with downtrodden feel/lyrics for 3 mins, then a light, airy take on "Oh No"
8- Big breezy swing, whimsical, light. Fusiony feel, including a kinda proggy keyboard solo

Track Listing
1.Rdnzl 5.Sleep Dirt
2.Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance 6.Gumbo Variations
3.Dwarf Nebula Processional March And Dwarf Nebula 7.Mom And Dad/Oh No
4.Pound For A Brown On The Bus 8.Moggio