Ben Thomas

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Zappa Plays Zappa at the Fox, 12/14

    ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA @ FOX THEATRE | 12/15/12 "Still, nothing sounds like that," Dweezil Zappa marveled after his band had made its way through "Who Are the Brain Police," the feedback-laden, surreal anthem from the 1966 Mothers of Invention album Freak Out!. Dweezil and the rest of the Zappa Plays Za ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Dweezil Zappa on his father's music and the degree of difficulty of playing his songs live

    Dweezil Zappa is on a mission, and it's a pretty personal one. Since 2006, the son of the late guitarist/composer/bandleader Frank Zappa has toured the world, playing his father's music in an effort to attract and educate a new generation of listeners. In leading the Zappa Plays Zappa project, Dweez ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Dweezil Zappa keeps his father's music alive at the Paramount

    ​ Dweezil Zappa Plays Zappa 06.07.10 | The Paramount Theatre Dweezil Zappa stressed again and again how thoroughly his band had done their homework. At several points during Monday's two and a half hour show, he explained how the seven-member ensemble had dissected the original stereo mixes ... More >>

  • Film

    December 18, 2008