Frank Zappa, Composer
A pioneer of what he called "electric chamber music" Zappa recorded a wide variety of Rock songs, Jazz Fusion, Musique Concrete and various other styles ranging from avant garde to genius parodies of pop songs. Many of his works had clever titles, or political lyrics, which he would often change for humorous effect. Despite the funny, some may say juvenile, presentation of his work, Zappa was a very skilled composer. He loved percussion, which he attributes of one of his greatest influences, ...