Dweezil Zappa
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ
September 13, 2019

Dweezil Zappa - guitar, vocals
Ryan Brown - drums
Kurt Morgan - bass, ukulele, vocals
Chris Norton - keyboards, vocals
Cian Cooey - vocals
Scheila Gonzalez - sax, keyboards, clarinet, flute, guitar (!), vocals
Adam Minkoff - guitar, keyboards, bass, flute, recorder, drums, vocals

James Santiago - guitar on Cosmik Debris

Source: master audience recording
Taper: larryrulz
Location: first row, center balcony
Lineage: CA-14 (cardioid) > Sony M10 (24/44) > Audacity (amplify, EQ, tracking) > TLH > FLAC 6 > foobar2000 (FLAC tags)
Sound: mp3 samples attached in the Comments

Length: 2:26:06

Notes: This was another night of mind blowing musical virtuosity by Dweezil and his band. I was excited about hearing the complete Hot Rats album, but it was the second set that really impressed me. Lots of deep cuts, with a run of songs from the "You Are What You Is" album. A few words on the band: Scheila Gonzalez and Adam Minkoff display their amazing range of musical abilities, singing their asses off and playing a ridiculous array of instruments. Ryan Brown is a beast on the drums. Cian Coey, while underutilized in this show, shines when in the spotlight. Kurt Morgan and Chris Norton lay a solid foundation for the sound. And of course Dweezil is doing a great job in keeping his father's music relevant and fresh, now 50 years later. The recording is very good, with no technical issues or problems with neighbors. I really prefer Dweezil in these small venues where the accoustics are a good fit for his sound. He mentioned a return to NYC in 2020, but I hope it's not at the Beacon because they did not sound nearly as good there. This is one of my favorite bands to film, and the complete video came out great:


01 Hot Rats promo
02 Phyniox (intro)
03 Peaches en Regalia
04 Willie the Pimp
05 Son of Mr. Green Genes
06 Little Umbrellas
07 The Gumbo Variations
08 It Must Be a Camel


09 stage entrance
10 Tryin' to Grow a Chin
11 Reeny Ra
12 Would You Go All the Way?
13 Dirty Love
14 What Kind of Girl Do You Think We Are?
15 Bwana Dik
16 Lumpy Gravy
17 Village of the Sun
18 Echidna's Arf (Of You)
19 Bamboozled by Love
20 Brown Moses
21 Dumb All Over
22 Heavenly Bank Account
23 I'm a Beautiful Guy
24 Beauty Knows No Pain
25 Charlie's Enormous Mouth
26 Any Downers?
27 Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy
28 Muffin Man

29 intro to Cosmik Debris
30 Cosmik Debris
31 Tears Began to Fall