Ahmet Zappa

musician, producer of “Zappa,” and third child of Frank and Gail Zappa

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Frank Zappa was the sardonic anti-hero of LA’s music scene in the 1960s. He was a relentless workaholic when rock stars were laid back.

New documentary explores Frank Zappa’s complexity as a father, musician and activist

Frank Zappa was the sardonic anti-hero of LA’s music scene in the 1960s. He was a relentless workaholic when rock stars were laid back.

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