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No One Plays Guitar Like Adrian Belew

Before Adrian Belew, who's due at the Boulder Theater on Tuesday, November 4, performed and recorded with King Crimson, David Bowie and the Talking Heads, Nine Inch Nails and a slew of other artists, the adventurous guitarist spent a year working with Frank Zappa. Belew sees that year between 1977 and 1978 with Zappa as a crash course in a lot of things, musical and otherwise.

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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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