Tag Archives: Frank Zappa

EU Talks to Dweezil About Playing Zappa

When was 6 years old, his late father, the legendary , released an album that his son, after four decades, still considers to be from the future. One Size Fits All was released in 1975 as the final album from .  Zappa Plays Zappa will recreate the album in its entirety in recognition of its 40th anniversary. “One Size Fits All is one my favorite records for a number of reasons. The material on the record has incredible arrangements and instrumentation. Besides the complexity of the arrangement, the song also allows for beautiful improvisation. It is a hallmark of my father’s …

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5th Annual Swamptown Getdown Music Festival

April 24-24 at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds in Waycross With the promise of Spring right around the corner, our thoughts turn to romance, baseball, beach trips, and getting down in the swamp town! The 5th Annual , presented by Safe at Home Productions, is set for April 24-25 at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds in Waycross, GA, and will feature a diverse lineup with 19 acts ranging in style from bluegrass, blues and country to reggae, rock and jam. Headlining the Swamptown Getdown Music Festival will be South Carolinian and of Atlanta. Zach Deputy has made his mark thus far as a touring …

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La Caroline

It was 462 years ago (1562) that  Captain  and a group of French explorers sailed west on the Atlantic Ocean and into the mouth of the St. Johns River. Ribault named this river that runs north the River of May (thus, ), and he and his men met and exchanged gifts with the indigenous Timucua Indian tribes, who had lived here for thousands of years. According to maritime journals, Ribault and the French explorers set a large stone pillar carved toward the top with three fleur-de-lis firmly into the ground by the water’s edge and claimed this beautiful, pristine land …

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Red Bird Studio

, known to some as JR, is a well-known dentist and entrepreneur in Jacksonville. Years ago he founded , the robotic company that went global; developed a new kind of dock, one without planks, rather a “train-track” on pilings that is eco-friendly; captained a classy large boat where friends could cruise the river at sundown; and he even built his own plane, piece by piece in a garage so that he and his lovely wife, Brooks, can take-off and fly up to North Carolina. Always thinking about gadgets and how to put things together and make something incredible, his latest …

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