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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, Dweezil Zappa has covered songs from all phases of his father's nearly forty-year career. He's delved deeply into a catalogue that numbered more than sixty official albums at the time of Frank Zappa's death in 1993.

See also: - Review: Dweezil Zappa keeps his father's music alive at the Paramount, 6/8/10 - Friday: Zappa plays Zappa at the Fox Theatre - The ten best concerts this week: 12/10-12/14

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