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Charleston City Paper - 28 July 2009

Dweezil Zappa brought his phenomenal Frank Zappa tribute show "Zappa Plays Zappa" to Charleston on Monday night and completely destroyed the Charleston Music Hall... [ read article ]

Guitar World Magazine - August 2008

When it comes to faithfully recreating Frank Zappa's music and tones, his son Dweezil heads to the original source: Dad's collection of extremely rare gear... [ download PDF ]

The Wire (Hampton Beach, NH) - 25 July 2008

Frank Zappa fans are always hungry for an opportunity to see the mustachioed maestro’s songs performed live... [ read article ]

knoxnews.com (Knoxville, TN) - 25 July 2008

Dweezil Zappa says as a teenager he learned difficult pieces by rock guitar greats Eddie Van Halen and Randy Rhodes, but considered learning pieces composed by his father, Frank Zappa, to be "impossible." [ read article ]

Birmingham Weekly (Birmingham, AL) - 21 July 2008

Some fathers dream of their sons caring on their genetic line, their family name or, in exceptional cases, the family business. In the rarest of cases, those same sons, like Dweezil Zappa, ensure that the art and creations of their fathers live on... [ read article ]

charlotteobserver.com (Charlotte, NC) - 18 July 2008

Guitarist Dweezil Zappa and his 12-piece band tackle his legendary father's catalog on the Zappa Plays Zappa tour. Now in its third year (and available on DVD), the tribute to Frank Zappa stops at the Neighborhood Theatre on Tuesday (July 29)... [ read article ]

Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL) - 18 July 2008

In the era of 1,000 songs on your iPod, Dweezil Zappa has noticed something that also has troubled me... [ read article ]

Elmore Magazine - July 2008

Dweezil Zappa on Frank's Jazz... [ download PDF ]

Goldmine Magazine - 20 June 2008

Go ahead, eat the yellow snow. With Zappa Plays Zappa, Dweezil Zappa pays tribute to the wildly original music of his father. ZPZ DVD Review also included... [ download PDF ]

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA) - 12 June 2008

Pleasing a full audience of hardcore Frank Zappa fans is no easy task, even if you happen to be Zappa's son... [ read review ]

Access Atlanta - 12 June 2008

Musician Frank Zappa broke the boundaries of rock star expectations. The acclaimed guitarist and social commentator juggled genres (classical, jazz, avant garde and more), and wasn't above getting Dr. Demento's stamp of approval... [ read article ]

Creative Loafing (Atlanta, GA) - 11 June 2008

Honor thy father. We've heard that before, and what better way than through an incredible music tribute... [ read DVD review ]

Lawrence Journal-World (Kansas) - 8 June 2008

Dweezil Zappa has been obliged to respond to two questions his whole life... [ read article ]

The Sunday Paper (Atlanta, GA) - 8 June 2008

It’s not just son Dweezil playing dad Frank’s music for the “Zappa Plays Zappa” tribute. He brings along an extended and jaw-droppingly talented band... [ read CD review ]

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA) - 6 June 2008

Describing Frank Zappa's music to someone who has never heard it is a bit like describing New Orleans to someone who has never been there... [ read article ]

Omaha World-Herald - 5 June 2008

The way Dweezil Zappa sees it, if your only exposure to his dad's music is "Don't Eat the Yellow Snow" or "Valley Girl," you're missing out... [ read article ]

Omaha City Weekly - 5 June 2008

The music created by the late, great composer/conductor/all around larger-than-life personality Frank Zappa is nothing short of amazing, if not boggling... [ read article ]

Sound & Vision Magazine - May 2008

Dweezil is interviewed about the Zappa Plays Zappa DVD... [ download PDF ]

For selected press clippings from the 2006 and 2007 Zappa Plays Zappa tours, click here.

 
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