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This is super cool. My lovely wife (Adventures In…) shared this with me. I’m going through a new Zappa phase, partially inspired by the Zappa Plays Zappa, partially that Zappadan was just this past December, and partially because Classic Albums Frank Zappa: Apostrophe /Over-Nite Sensation is streaming on Netflix.  So enjoy, take your time and pop over to http://www.wardshelley.com/ to check out all the other cool stuff he has done.

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For those not in the know Zappa Plays Zappa (ZPZ) is a tribute act that plays the music of Frank Zappa and is led by his son Dweezil Zappa. A DVD titled Son of Roxy & Elsewhere of ZPZ will be released at some point, though I cannot for the life of me find out when. I am looking forward to it and have recently added the previous ZPZ DVD to my Netflix queue. I am not a Zappa fanatic, but I did get into him a little in high school and really dig it. Because I am a Zappa dabbler, or Zapbler (patent pending) I didn’t realize that there is a wee bit of controversy about the ZPZ Son of Roxy DVD. Apparently the Zapparistas (that one’s up for grabs) are up in arms that there isn’t a Roxy & Elsewhere DVD featuring Frank, though the CD is available. Either way I present you with the Son of Roxy & Elsewhere preview and a studio tour with Dweezil.

Son of Roxy & Elsewhere – DVD Preview

In the Studio with… Dweezil Zappa

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