Frank Zappa

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Name: Frank Zappa
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Legendary Rock Writer Ben Fong-Torres Is "Willin'"

The band Little Feat might be little remembered among casual music fans, but like many of its 60s and 70s brethren, the band has soldiered on through brief pop stardom, band deaths and the disagreements that often derail rock groups forever.Formed in ... [Published WAMC.org - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

A Guitar Solo Set To The Exact Tune Of That Crazy, Weeping Japanese Politician

In case you missed it the first time, the viral video of a weeping Japanese politician is back, better than ever. Ryutaro Nonomura's rambling, dramatic apology for spending $30,000 of taxpayers' money on nearly 200 visits to hot spring resorts was already ... [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Frank Zappa, Japan
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Don Pardo: More Versatile Than You Know

Upon reading of the passing of Don Pardo [Aug. 20, Living section, "Introduced Comedy, Saturday Nights To The World"], I was disappointed but not surprised to see no mention of Don's performances with Frank Zappa in the 1970s. I would bet not a lot of ... [Published Hartford Courant - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Don Pardo, Frank Zappa
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Five questions for Dennis Montano

Dennis Montano: Programmer and amateur musician from Malta who recently released his first CD1 What is your new album like?It’s called “Moving to Montano,” which is a play on Frank Zappa’s lyric “Moving to Montana.” The music is fusion with a rock and ... [Published Saratogian - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

A Sleek And Busy Walk With Jean-Luc Ponty

11:02 amFrench jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty played the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1967, which led to his getting an American record contract, and playing with George Duke, Frank Zappa, and the Mahavishnu Orchestra. Then he started his own jazz-rock fusion ... [Published KLCC - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ Don Pardo: Leave your own message, memories

I had the pleasure of working with Mr Pardo when I was a roadie for Frank Zappa .. This was during the Live From New York recordings I think in 1976 or 77 as he was" The Slime on Your Video " As I recall it was his first live stage performance as in ... [Published Daily Breeze - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Terry Bozzio talks about drums, Zappa and his upcoming trip to Little Rock

Terry Bozzio is bringing Little Rock a great show on September 30th, 2014. “An Evening with Terry Bozzio” will take place at Juanita’s in the River Market and will be a solo musical performance on the world’s largest tuned drum and percussion set. Bozzio ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Live Wire: Don’t call it a supergroup

Supergroups rarely work out the way we hope they will, at least for that first fleeting instant when the project is initially announced. It’s almost always the same. On paper, the meeting of brilliant and eclectic minds looks like a surefire recipe for ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Today in Rock: August 5

Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1940 and 2003.On this day in 1940 Damita Jo, future actress and lounge performer, is born in Austin, Texas.On this day in 1943 future country music singer-songwriter ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Brewery Rowe: Two Hearted Ale, Frank Zappa and more!

Beer of the WeekTwo Hearted Ale (Comstock, Mich.). 7 percent alcohol by volume, 556 bittering units. The seventh-largest American craft brewer and a powerhouse in the Midwest, Bell’s recently brought its beers to San Diego. The Michigan outfit’s flagship ... [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

First Listen: Adult Jazz, 'Gist Is'

To music obsessives of a certain age, the current generation of listeners sometimes appears as lightweight grazers at the Internet smorgasbord who seem unwilling (possibly unable) to focus attention at depth on a single piece of music. The summary dismissal: ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Frank Zappa

Listen to Uncle Frank on this one, folks. Don't get jived by that stuff. Also could George Duke have any more keyboards? What are you listening to tonight? googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1386288741770-3'); }); ... [Published Crooks and Liars - Jul 23 2014]

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Legendary Rock Writer Ben Fong-Torres Is "Willin'" [Published WAMC.org - 1 hour ago]
Krautrock: Germany’s coolest export that no one... [Published New Statesman - 2 hours ago]
A Guitar Solo Set To The Exact Tune Of That Cra... [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
Rathborne: Soft (Review) [Published Pop Matters - 10 hours ago]
Don Pardo: More Versatile Than You Know [Published Hartford Courant - 13 hours ago]
Making A Difference: Raleigh Perko [Published KEZI-TV - 14 hours ago]
Five questions for Dennis Montano [Published Saratogian - 19 hours ago]
Moose Progress to rock Johnston Memorial Park [Published Warwick Beacon - 22 hours ago]
A Sleek And Busy Walk With Jean-Luc Ponty [Published KLCC - Aug 21 2014]
BluesFest with the kids [Published Taranaki Daily News - Aug 21 2014]
Remembering ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ Don Pardo: ... [Published Daily Breeze - Aug 19 2014]
Saturday Night Live Announcer Don Pardo Dies [Published UK E Online - Aug 19 2014]
RIP Don Pardo: Legendary Voice Behind 'Saturday... [Published International Business Times India - Aug 19 2014]
'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Pardo dead ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 19 2014]
Longtime NBC announcer Don Pardo, voice on 'Wei... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 19 2014]
'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Pardo dead ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Aug 19 2014]
Don Pardo, the booming voice of Saturday Night ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Aug 19 2014]
USC scientists uncover the secret of 'electric ... [Published SCPR - Aug 19 2014]
Don Pardo, the Booming Voice of 'Saturday Night... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
Famous rock star: My heritage is from Aztlan [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 19 2014]
Former Tower Theater owner Herb Spivak to mark ... [Published News of Delaware County - Aug 19 2014]
Weirdest Celeb Baby Names [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Aug 18 2014]
9 Under the Radar Artists You Should Be Listeni... [Published Time - Aug 18 2014]
9 Under the Radar Artists You Should Be Listeni... [Published TIME.com - Aug 18 2014]
The right brand of freedom [Published Daily Times - Aug 17 2014]
Terry Bozzio talks about drums, Zappa and his u... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 17 2014]
What Sales Managers Can Learn From The Music Bu... [Published CRM Guru - Aug 16 2014]
You Can’t Craft a New Strategy Until... [Published Quality Digest - Aug 16 2014]
Review: Umphrey's McGee [Published Louisville.com - Aug 15 2014]
Darryl Rhoades: ‘Teenagers in Heat’ [Published Creative Loafing - Aug 14 2014]
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9 Under the Radar Artists You Should Be Listeni... [Published TIME.com - Aug 18 2014]
Between YouTube, Spotify, Beats and the blogosphere, there’s a lot of music out there — and it’s hard to sort the good from the bad from the just-buzzy. To help, we’ve assembled a list of pop, rock and R&B acts who are still under the radar, but are ...
Colbert Swallows the Hill-Pill [Published Firedoglake - Aug 09 2014]
p> After a long day of anti-comedy at work I sat down determined to be info-tained by watching the comedy news. The Daily Show had ended but I consoled myself that I was not too late for the Colbert Report (better show, anyhow). I turned on the TV ...
When it comes to labour stats, more data isn’t ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Jul 23 2014]
Frank Zappa had a snappy quote that began with “Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth…” He finished off the line by referring to music as the ultimate deliverer of insight. One could go further, but being an empiricist ...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Frank Zappa [Published Crooks and Liars - Jul 23 2014]
Listen to Uncle Frank on this one, folks. Don't get jived by that stuff. Also could George Duke have any more keyboards? What are you listening to tonight? googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1386288741770-3'); }); ...
Bobby Womack: A Passionate, Reckless Soul Man t... [Published TIME.com - Jun 29 2014]
Its called soul music for the intensity with which its singers deliver a lyric: hearts on fire, the best seem to testify as they sing, wrenching their body when they perform, bellowing a message, funky and free. Bobby Womack was the quintessential soul ...
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