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by Don Preston

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    This classic album by the Don Preston Trio features pianist Preston, bassist Joel Hamilton and drummer Alex Cline playing inventive treatments of music by Frank Zappa, Carla Bley, John Carter, Cole Porter, and Don himself. Transformation presents a survey Preston's multifarious career: his stint as keyboardist with Frank Zappa's Mothers Of Invention, his association with pianist-composer Carla Bley, his synthesizer work for the late distinguished composer-clarinetist John Carter as well as his own reputation as a writer of powerful though twisted music.

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I Love You 10:50
The Donkey 04:17


released March 13, 2001

Don Preston - piano
Joel Hamilton - bass
Alex Cline - drums


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