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Guitar by Frank Zappa

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Guitar

Frank Zappa

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Label: Zappa Records
After exploring the Synclavier DMS synthesizer on 1986's Jazz From Hell (an album that landed the legendary outsider a Grammy Award, amazingly enough), Zappa returned with Guitar, a colossal collection of live recordings captured between the years 1979 and '84. It's this record (along with Shut Up 'n Play Yer Guitar) that made Zappa a guitar god to the burgeoning instrumental-rock scene. Of course, Steve Vai actually worked with him, but after just a few tunes it becomes obvious that hot-shot fret-masters Joe Satriani and Eric Johnson also studied the guy's masterful playing.

About This Album

After exploring the Synclavier DMS synthesizer on 1986's Jazz From Hell (an album that landed the legendary outsider a Grammy Award, amazingly enough), Zappa returned with Guitar, a colossal collection of live recordings captured between the years 1979 and '84. It's this record (along with Shut Up 'n Play Yer Guitar) that made Zappa a guitar god to the burgeoning instrumental-rock scene. Of course, Steve Vai actually worked with him, but after just a few tunes it becomes obvious that hot-shot fret-masters Joe Satriani and Eric Johnson also studied the guy's masterful playing.

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Disc 2

About This Album

After exploring the Synclavier DMS synthesizer on 1986's Jazz From Hell (an album that landed the legendary outsider a Grammy Award, amazingly enough), Zappa returned with Guitar, a colossal collection of live recordings captured between the years 1979 and '84. It's this record (along with Shut Up 'n Play Yer Guitar) that made Zappa a guitar god to the burgeoning instrumental-rock scene. Of course, Steve Vai actually worked with him, but after just a few tunes it becomes obvious that hot-shot fret-masters Joe Satriani and Eric Johnson also studied the guy's masterful playing.