Electric Connection / King Kong
Label: BGO Records
CD1 (Electric Connection): Summit Soul; Hypomode Del Sol; Scarborough Fair/Canticle; The Name of the Game; The Loner; Waltz for Clara; Forget; Eighty-One; CD2 (King Kong: Jean-Luc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa): King Kong; Idiot Bastard Son; Twenty Small Cigars; How Would You Like to Have a Head Like That; Music for Electric Violin and Low Budget Orchestra; America Drinks and Goes Home.
Additional Personnel / Information
Jean-Luc Ponty: violin (CD1), electric violin (CD2), baritone violectra (CD2); George Duke: piano (CD1), electric piano (CD2), acoustic piano (CD2#5); Wilton Filder: Fender bass (CD2#2, CD2#3, CD2#4, CD2#6); Gene Estes: vibes and percussion (CD2#1); Buell Neidlinger: bass (CD2#1, CD2#5); Arthur D. Tripp, III: drums (CD2#1, CD2#5); Ian Underwood: tenor saxophone (CD2#1), conductor (CD2#5); John Guerin: drums (CD2#2-4, CD2#6); Ernie Watts: alto and tenor saxophones (CD1#2-4, CD1#6); Frank Zappa: guitar (CD2#4); Harold Bemko: cello (CD2#5); Milton Thomas: viola (CD2#5); Jonathan Meyer: flute (CD2#5); Donald Christlieb: bassoon (CD2#5); Gene Cipriano: oboe and English horn (CD2#5); Vincent de Rosa: French horn and descant (CD2#5); Arthur Maebe: French horn and tuben (CD2#5); WIlburt Longmire: guitar (CD1); Bud Shank: alto saxophone (CD1); Tony Ortega: flute (CD2); Richard Aplan: baritone saxophone (CD1); Tony Rusch: trumpet (CD1); Larry McGuire: trumpet (CD1); William Peterson: trumpet (CD1); Paul Hubinon: trumpet (CD1); Thurman Green: trombone (CD1); Frank Strong: trombone (CD1); Mike Wimberly: bass trombone (CD1); Bob West: bass (CD1); Paul Humphrey: drums (CD1).
- Electric Connection / King Kong by John Kelman