It's got to be love, hasn't it? Why else would someone bother to transcribe 200 of Frank Zappa's tunes? For what other reason would someone dedicate himself for over 15 years to presenting his arrangements of Zappa's music in the setting of a 17-piece jazz big band, and at a loss to boot?
Yes, it's safe to say that saxophonist, composer and arranger Ed Palermo really, really loves Frank.
Ed Palermo (center, on alto) with Ed ...