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Dweezil Zappa Zappa Plays Zappa album cover
4.74 | 26 ratings | 2 reviews | 73% 5 stars

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DVD/Video, released in 2008

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Andy
2. Call Any Vegetable
3. Tell Me You Love Me
4. Florentine Pogen
5. Cosmik Debris
6. I'm The Slime
7. Pound For A Brown
8. Don't Eat The Yellow Snow
9. St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast
10. Father O'Blivion
11. Inca Roads
12. Eat That Question
13. I'm So Cute
14. Tryin' To Grow A Chin
15. Punky's Whips

1. Black Page #1
2. Black Page #2
3. Regyptian Strut
4. Peaches En Regalia
5. Montana
6. Village Of The Sun
7. Echidna's Arf (Of You)
8. Zomby Woof
9. Black Napkins
10. The Torture Never Stops
11. Oh No
12. Son Of Orange County
13. Trouble Every Day
14. Sofa

Bonus material:
1. Cheepnis
2. Interview with Dweezil Zappa

Total time 225 min. approx.

Line-up / Musicians

- Dweezil Zappa / lead guitar, vocals
- Joe Travers / drums, vocals
- Pete Griffin / bass, vocals
- Jamie W. Kime / guitar, vocals
- Aaron Arntz / keyboards, trumpet, vocals
- Scheila Gonzalez / saxophone, flute, keyboards, vocals
- Billy Hulting / mallets, percussion & manic ranting

Special guests:
- Steve Vai / guitar
- Terry Bozzio / drums, vocals
- Napoleon Murphy Brock / vocals, sax, flute

Releases information

Recorded live in 2006 at the Roseland Theater, Portland on December 21 and at the Paramount Theater in Seattle on December 22

2DVD Strobosonic Strobo-D-100 (2008)

Sound options: Dolby Digital 5.1, PCM Stereo

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DWEEZIL ZAPPA Zappa Plays Zappa ratings distribution

(26 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(73%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(15%)
Good, but non-essential (4%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
Poor. Only for completionists (8%)

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Review by rdtprog
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Heavy / RPI / Symphonic Prog Team
5 stars Zappa's son playing his father's music is like seeing Zappa when he was young. Well does Frank Zappa ever been old, dying before 50. The voice of Dweezil is so close to his father that you can avoid thinking about Frank. The guitar playing is spot on and so, as all other musicians who looks like they didn't get older themselves.

So, you get the feeling that the spirit of the music of Frank is carried on by this band with two well professionally shot concerts, nice picture and a big 5.1 surround sound. I enjoyed the performance of the guest artists, Terry Bozzio, Steve Vai and especially Napoleon Murphy Brock. Frank Zappa, has succeed to made accessible music with his little orchestra playing rock with elements of classical, jazz and pop with a originality and sens of humor that is difficult to surpass. I just find that his extended guitar solos are a bit boring to my taste, but the rest is very enjoyable.

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5 stars Pure delight for Zappa fans and nearly four hours of it! I must admit, for years I've resisted to even consider this DVD assuming that ex-Zappa musicians are likely to have put something together in desperation for a quick buck. I couldn't have been more wrong! The reality is that Dweezil ha ... (read more)

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