Here is an interesting review of Zappa’s Grand Wazzo gig in London in Sept 72.
“After a long delay for setting up, and tuning, Zappa’s Grand Wazoo took the stage, and if no-one else had played I’d have been happy to wait around all day just for that. The 20-piece band play Zappa’s music with unbelievable taughtness and lyricism. Firing straight ahead on things like “Big Swifty” and “Dog-meat” (a kind of medley of “Dog Breath Variations” and the “Uncle Meat” theme), or creating strange rhythms and textures on “The Adventures Of Gregory Peckory” – don’t worry, said Zappa, this’ll be over soon and then we’ll do a shuffle.”
Read on for more details at –