Photos + Review: Dweezil Zappa at the Warfield

Dweezil Zappa (photo: Ria Burman) Dweezil Zappa celebrates 50 years of his father American musician Frank Zappa, with the Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever The Fuck He Wants tour, which hit the Warfield  April 29. If you're unfamiliar with Dweezil Zappa, imagine unusual, carnivalesque music unraveling with a contagious, ripping rock and roll sound zipping through and taking over before leaving a puff of carnival theater in the air. Accompanied by a stellar band, Zappa played songs from Joe's Garage and Apostrophe, among others. Cian Corey electrified the auditorium with on-point, wail-worthy vocals. Double-whammy sax solos unfolded from jazz-jumping David Luther and the smooth, versatile sounds of Scheila Gonzalez, demonstrating [...]

By |May 2, 2017|Tags: |

Photos & Review: Dweezil Zappa at Social Hall

Dweezil Zappa (photo: Ria Burman) Photos and words by Ria Burman After 10 years touring Zappa on Zappa, playing his papa's music, Dweezil Zappa has taken what he's learned from the '70s icon, mix-merging his own vision and voice to create the formidably awesome album Via Zammata. This album is exceedingly excellent in that it moves from different genres of music maintaining a seamlessly smooth interwoven chemistry of sound throughout. Not to mention each musical piece is an absolute masterful creation remaining true to the genre's musical roots while honoring the organic evolutionary process of originality. Dweezil Zappa's stage presence emits [...]

By |February 17, 2016|Tags: |
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