Thread: Vinnie Colaiuta
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Old 08-22-2006, 03:44 AM
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Default Re: Vinnie Colauita

Originally Posted by KzSgDrummer
So... how DID Vinnie get fired from the band?
Jeff Berlin and Vinnie called Frank's management and tried to make a secret deal with the attitude of "don't tell the other guys" . Frank cancelled the use of the rock band with the orchestra and just finished the classical tour without them. And he never employed Vinnie's services again.

Oh, and after having just read that chapter in the "Real Frank Zappa Book", it appears as if Frank does mention Chad Wackerman.

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