Line-ups 5a-5d
1975-April, 1978

Drummer: Terry Bozzio
Constants: none

Line-up 5a
April-May, 1975

Frank Zappaguitar, vocals
Terry Bozziodrums
Captain Beefheartsoprano saxophone, harmonica, vocals
Napoleon Murphy Brocktenor saxophone, vocals
George Dukekeyboards, vocals
Bruce Fowlertrombone
Tom Fowlerbass
Denny Walleyguitar

Guest:

Jimmy Carl Blackvocals5/23/75 El Paso

Line-up 5b
September, 1975-March, 1976

Frank Zappaguitar, vocals
Terry Bozziodrums, vocals
Napoleon Murphy Brocktenor saxophone, vocals
Roy Estradabass, vocals
André Lewiskeyboards, vocals
Norma Jean Bellalto saxophone, vocals11/1/75-12/9/75

Guests:

Norma Jean Bellalto saxophone, vocals10/31/75 (both shows) New York
Ralphe Armstrongsitar12/5/75 London
Darryl Dybkakeyboards12/5/75 London, and probably 12/2/75 Green Bay, 12/4/75 Toronto
Eddie Jobsonviolin12/7/75 Hamilton, 12/8/75 Montreal
Gary McDonald ("Norman Gunston")harmonica1/20/76 Sydney
Davey Moireharmonica2/15/76 Ludwigshafen

Line-up 5c
October, 1976-March, 1977

Frank Zappaguitar, vocals
Terry Bozziodrums, vocals
Eddie Jobsonkeyboards, violin
Patrick O'Hearnbass
Ray Whiteguitar, vocals
Biancakeyboards, vocals10/76-11/11/76
Ronnie Cuberbaritone saxophone12/11/76 Saturday Night Live, 12/26/76-12/29/76 New York
Tom Malonetrombone12/11/76 Saturday Night Live, 12/26/76-12/29/76 New York
Lou Marinialto saxophone (tenor on SNL)12/11/76 Saturday Night Live, 12/26/76-12/29/76 New York
Ruth Underwoodpercussion12/11/76 Saturday Night Live, 12/26/76-12/29/76 New York
Don Grolnickkeyboards12/11/76 Saturday Night Live
Alan Rubintrumpet12/11/76 Saturday Night Live
Mauricio Smithalto saxophone12/11/76 Saturday Night Live
David Shaw (aka Dahoud Shaar)percussion12/11/76 Saturday Night Live
Cheryl Hardwickkeyboards12/11/76 Saturday Night Live
Bob Cranshawstring bass12/11/76 Saturday Night Live
Mike Breckertenor saxophone12/26/76-12/29/76 New York
Randy Breckertrumpet12/26/76-12/29/76 New York
Dave Samuelspercussion12/26/76-12/29/76 New York

Guests:

John Smothersvocals11/6/76 Troy
Ralphe Armstrongbass11/19/76 Detroit
Don Brewerdrums11/19/76 Detroit
Howard Kaylanvocals11/19/76 Detroit
Mark Volmanvocals11/19/76 Detroit
John Belushivocals, saxophone12/11/76 Saturday Night Live
Don Pardosophisticated narration12/11/76 Saturday Night Live, 12/26/76-12/29/76 New York
Sugar Blueharmonica2/2/77 Paris

Line-up 5d
September, 1977-February, 1978

Frank Zappaguitar, vocals
Terry Bozziodrums, vocals
Adrian Belewguitar, vocals
Ed Mannpercussion
Tommy Marskeyboards, vocals
Patrick O'Hearnbass
Peter Wolfkeyboards

Guests:

Howard Kaylanvocals9/29/77 Toronto
Mark Volmanvocals9/29/77 Toronto
Roy Estradavocals10/30/77 New York, 10/31/77 New York, 12/31/77 Los Angeles
Phil Kaufmanvocal trombone10/30/77 New York
Thomas Nordeggmagic trick10/30/77 New York
Carol Bozziodancing11/19/77 Stanford


Index of Musicians
Band line-ups: 1-Black 2-Dunbar 3-Gordon 4-Humphrey/Thompson 5-Bozzio 6-Colaiuta/Logeman 7-Wackerman
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