A few days ago, we posted a video in which Dweezil Zappa gives us an up-close look at the Strat Jimi Hendrix gave Dweezil's father, Frank Zappa. However, he never actually plays the guitar in the video.
Call us crazy, but we always like to look at Jimi Hendrix’s guitars, especially when they’ve been owned and modified by Frank Zappa. And yes, even when the video in which they appear has been up and around for a while.
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In the late '60s, someone stole Frank Zappa's beloved Gibson Les Paul Goldtop, the guitar he used during the early days of the Mothers of Invention. More than 40 years later, Dweezil Zappa — Frank Zappa's son — is on a mission to recover the guitar.
Musicians can register to win online to attend a camp featuring artists like Dweezil Zappa, Paul Gilbert, Richard Thompson, Todd Rundgren, Umphrey’s McGee, Soulive, Adrian Belew, Pat Mastelotto & Tony Levin, Kaki King, Meshell Ndegeocello and more.
The Experience Hendrix tour, a traveling show that pays tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix, will head back on the road in March. Thirteen dates have been confirmed (See the schedule below), and several more dates will be announced soon.
In the March issue of Guitar World, we took a look at the third year of Dweezilla, a music camp launched by Dweezil Zappa. In the videos below, we get even more in-depth with interviews with The Turtles members Flo and Eddie, as well as Dweezil Zappa himself.