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Swann - Bobby Brown (Goes Down)

Reprise d'un titre de Frank Zappa Nouvel EP "Show Me Your Love" - Sortie : 14 Janvier 2013 1er album "Neverending" - Printemps 2013 Retrouvez Swann : Sur son... (hello nico, j'ai fait un clip pour ma reprise de zappa si ca t'interesse :) bonne annee!
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Portraits by Norman Seeff | Old Pics Archive | Page 10

Portraits by Norman Seeff | Old Pics Archive | Page 10 | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
RT @oldpicsarchive: Frank Zappa, 1976 https://t.co/fzTQfjV4uU https://t.co/1Tj9NwBqbg
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Frank Zappa - I Have Been In You - 1977-10-30

Frank and the band playing I Have Been In You at The Palladium in NYC on October 30, 1977. Frank Zappa - Lead Guitar & Vocals Adrian Belew - Rhythm Guitar
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Dweezil & Ahmet Zappa - Peavey Medley Part 1/5 (The 60s)

PART 1 of 5 January 20? 1995 - NAMM, Hilton, Anaheim CA Personnel: Z (Dweezil & Ahmet Zappa, Mike Keneally, Bryan Beller, Joe Travers) Bryan Beller'
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DIRTY MIND, Continued…

DIRTY MIND, Continued… | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
Of course, sharing is a two-way street! And after I talked about Prince in the last update, I received something pretty fucking awesome: Todd Yvega, an FZ collaborator who transcribed Frank’s Synclavier compositions for the Ensemble Modern, sent this story our way: "One day in the studio, during the course of regular studio banter, the subject…
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Scott Thunes: Who the F*@% is Frank Zappa

whoisfrankzappa.com | Zappa bass player and all-around champ Scott Thunes voices his support for the effort to #SavetheVault! Learn more at whoisfrankzappa.com
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Album Terms of Embarrassment - Igloo Records

Album Terms of Embarrassment - Igloo Records | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
The Flat Earth Society's tribute to Frank #Zappa https://t.co/gieYjHllQv ;-)
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D'excellente facture !
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Dweezil Zappa and Steve Vai Shred Frank Zappa's "Trouble Every Day" | GuitarWorld

Dweezil Zappa and Steve Vai Shred Frank Zappa's "Trouble Every Day" | GuitarWorld | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
Below, check out a particularly tasty (guitar-wise) scene from the 2008 Zappa Plays Zappa DVD (which, I might add, comes highly recommended). The clip kicks off just as Dweezil Zappa and Steve Vai are about to launch into a blistering guitar duel on Frank Zappa's "Trouble Every Day" (which was revamped by Frank and his band as "More Trouble Every Day" in the early Nineties). For this particular tune, the Dweezil Zappa-fronted Zappa Plays Zappa band was joined by Steve Vai. Vai, of course, was a member of Frank Zappa's band in the early Eighties. The Zappa Plays Zappa band, which debuted in 2006 with shows in Europe, Canada and the U.S., played a collection of Frank Zappa's rock-oriented compositions from the Sixties through the Eighties. Apart from Dweezil on lead guitar, the band consisted of a mix of relatively unknown young musicians and older musicians who had played with Frank. Napoleon Murphy Brock (sax, flute, vocals) was an integral part of the band, while drummer/singer Terry Bozzio and Vai performed as guests.  Frank Zappa's "Trouble Every Day" originally appeared on the Mothers of Invention's 1966 debut album, Freak Out!
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Steve W Stine's curator insight, March 21, 3:55 PM

Two of my faves doing it again!

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Who the F*@% is Frank Zappa?

Alex Winter collecte des fonds sur Kickstarter pour son projet Who the F*@% is Frank Zappa?

SAVE THE VAULT. TELL THE STORY. Join me to preserve Frank Zappa's private archives and make the definitive documentary about his life.
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Art of Time Ensemble - Concert - ZAPPA

Art of Time Ensemble - Concert - ZAPPA | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it

The Genius of Irreverence of GeniusFrom the psychedelia of the 60's to the late classical compositions of the 80's: the music of Frank Zappa defies categorization.

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Film Review: 'Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words'

Film Review: 'Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words' | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it

“Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words” pulls together interview, concert and behind-the-scenes footage to commemorate one of the rock era’s most idiosyncratic star musicians.

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Five Zappa Songs For People Who Don’t Get Zappa

Five Zappa Songs For People Who Don’t Get Zappa | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it

Frank Zappa fans are an obsessive sort, and to be into Zappa feels like being in on a big secret. While not everyone gets it, these five songs should serve as introductory tracks to the man, myth, and music.

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LIFE With Rock Stars . . . and Their Parents

LIFE With Rock Stars . . . and Their Parents | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
A gallery of rock legends -- Clapton, Zappa, Elton John, Grace Slick and more -- and their totally square, totally sweet parents.
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Zappa Plays Zappa - Featuring MOON ZAPPA - Valley Girl (Live 2010)

Dweezil and Moon performing live on stage "Valley Girl" ! (Thanks to MrCOTL for producing and editing this rare and awesome video!)
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Frank Zappa Noticed A US Navy Marching Band At The Airport - Then THIS Happened

Frank Zappa Noticed A US Navy Marching Band At The Airport - Then THIS Happened | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
The Power Of Music This video, recently distributed by producers of a Frank Zappa documentary, shows a US Navy Marching Band surprising the legendary musician with his very own rock opera "Joe's Garage." This happened way back in 1980 after Frank...
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The Mothers Of Invention - Live In London 1968

King Kong from Colour Me Pop, October 23, 1968 (Upgrade) DISCLAIMER: All rights reserved to the production companies and music labels that distributed an
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'Someplace Else Right Now': A walk through the art exhibition staged in Frank Zappa's studio

'Someplace Else Right Now': A walk through the art exhibition staged in Frank Zappa's studio | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
Frank Zappa's legendary recording studio, the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen, has not opened its doors to the public until now. Fittingly, considering Zappa's deep commitment to creative expression, the opening was done in the name of art. A group exhibit with a title based on the Zappa song "Someplace Else Right Now" has taken up residence in the soundproofed wooden cocoon of a studio on the Zappa estate in Laurel Canyon since early February. Thanks to intense interest, its monthlong, by-appointment-only run has been extended through March 22. "My inbox is inundated," said curator Ashley Sands, adding that she has ways of vetting who is requesting to see the show. Some desire to take in the art by eight international artists, and some just really, really want to spend time hanging out on Zappa's property. The exhibit came together quickly and unexpectedly. Sands, who often works out of intemperate London, had her heart set on sunny L.A. She wanted to stage a group show -- something personal and unexpected. So she was thrilled when members of Zappa's family -- friends of hers -- offered the studio as a location. Zappa's son Ahmet and his wife, Shana, acted as cohosts when the exhibit opened. Once the space was secured, Sands spent time thinking about an appropriate theme and settled on "the idea of place as a departure point for creativity." This made sense since UMRK was a jumping-off point for some of Zappa's most creative work, including the album "You Are What You Is." See the most-read stories in Entertainment this hour >> Next Sands decided on eight artists, all of whom she had previous experience with: Larry Achiampong, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Yael Kanarek, Tamara Kvesitadze, Lisa Solberg, Keith Tyson, Isabel Yellin and Daniel J. Wilson. Each artist contributed pieces centered around the idea of place. Georgian artist Kvesitadze's kinetic sculpture, "Sphere," which was exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2011 and was also scheduled to be shown in Austin, Texas, at this year's South By Southwest festival until the show in Laurel Canyon was extended, is about "globalization, migration and lack of borders," Sands said. Sands opted to put that piece -- a sphere made of sculpted faces -- in a futuristic-looking drum room, which affords viewers a nifty window through which to observe it. Solberg's work is housed in a cavernous side chamber built beside the studio's live room and used as a reverb room. Appropriately, Solberg's piece, which employs bleach and paint on a large piece of canvas, is titled "Echo." Wilson chose the country as a whole as his place in a piece titled "America Says Hello," which features a black rotary phone perched atop a pedestal that has been programmed to essentially robo-dial land lines across the U.S. Visitors can pick up the phone and hear a real-time livestream of what happens when people answer and receive no reply. Ghanaian-British artist Archiampong's work spirits guests to the the continent of Africa via an audio project very much at home in Zappa's studio. He worked with an NGO called the Bokoor African Popular Music Archives Foundation in order to remix traditional Ghanaian highlife music. Race and politics are also explored by Archiampong in a series called "Politicmen," which features images of politicians with their faces seemingly erased into pure white space underneath their hair. Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are easy to pick out in this crowd. "When you have eight artists, there are so many details to see to," Sands said of her vision for staging the exhibit. "But its been really fun to work in this space. When I first walked in, I didn't know where to go first." To request an appointment to view the show write to info@someplaceelserightnow.com. jessica.gelt@latimes.com Twitter: @jessicagelt
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Alex Winter is Crowdfunding the Definitive Frank Zappa Documentary | Nerdist

Alex Winter is Crowdfunding the Definitive Frank Zappa Documentary | Nerdist | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
"The truth is, Wyld Stallyns will never be a super band until we have Eddie Van Halen on guitar," said Bill (Alex Winter) to Ted in Bill and Ted’s Excellent
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Steve W Stine's curator insight, March 10, 10:19 AM

This would be awesome...

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Alex Winter Turns to Kickstarter for Frank Zappa Documentary

Alex Winter Turns to Kickstarter for Frank Zappa Documentary | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
Frank Zappa’s archival vaults are being turned over to Alex Winter (“Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” “Deep Web”) for a new documentary, the first authorized by the Zappa Family Trust.
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Eindelijk een echte, diepe documentaire over deze reusachtige artiest.
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Frank Zappa’s Hollywood Hills rock star home is for sale for $9 million: Take a peek inside

Frank Zappa’s Hollywood Hills rock star home is for sale for $9 million: Take a peek inside | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it
 
Wowie Zowie!

It’s the ultimate Frank Zappa fan’s stickiest wet dream. Buy—and live—in the great man’s former five-bedroom, 8000 sq ft home in the Hollywood Hills. The Zappa house is for sale on eBay for $9,000,000. Part of the proceeds of the sale will go towards preserving “The Vault” of Zappa’s immense tape, film and library (kept under the house) and funding the Frank Zappa documentary slated to be directed by Alex Winter later this year.

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This is the house in which legendary musician FRANK ZAPPA lived from 1968 until his death...
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Why we cannot learn a damn thing from Semco, or Toyota

Why we cannot learn a damn thing from Semco, or Toyota | Frank Zappa rocks | Scoop.it

The future of work is already here. Not only in the minds of some outstanding thinkers, high-minded idealists, quirky innovators and lofty utopians – or people like you who are reading this blog! No, the future of work and organizational leadership is tangible. It is out there in the real world: You can find it in the practice of a few dozen extraordinary, pioneering organizations that have cracked the code, solved the puzzle, removed all doubt. I’m talking about “the Toyotas” of this world. The W.L.Gores, the Southwest Airlines, the Googles, the Handelsbankens, the Semcos. Companies like these have been doing things differently for 20, 30, 40 or even 50 years, in the case of Toyota. Yeah, we heard all that before! you say? Then I ask you: And what have we really learned from these incredibly great companies?


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David Hain's curator insight, February 25, 5:39 AM

The magical ingredient for OD. Good sense from Nils Pflaging!

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Frank Zappa's Famous Studio Is Hosting a New Art Show | The Creators Project

Someplace place else right now brings eight international artists to the hallowed halls of the late musician's Utility Muffin Research Kitchen.

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