Adelaide Gail Zappa-Sloatman (* Jan. 1-1945  † Oct. 7-2015)

Adelaide Gail Zappa-Sloatman (* Jan. 1-1945 † Oct. 7-2015)

The sad news came this morning. Frank Zappa’s widow died at the age of 70, after a time of illness. A lot will be written about it, in the coming days. And there will also be a lot of silence,…

Fred Händl plays the music of Frank Zappa

Fred Händl plays the music of Frank Zappa

FH plays FZ Pre-orders have now been taken. Now it’s time for the actual recordings – which are in full swing as we speak. I will not report about each and every session, but yesterday’s (the first of more to…

FH plays FZ - pre-order for 16 euro

FH plays FZ – pre-order for 16 euro

UPDATE: Promotion ended. But you can still order your signed copy by sending 17.50 – using PayPal – to mudshark@jazzappa.com

FH plays FZ - It can happen here

FH plays FZ – It can happen here

UPDATE: Promotion ended. The PayPal Buy Now still works, but the price of meat has just gone up. It can happen here! After months (well, make that a year) of fussing, thinking, preparing, planning, dreaming, practicing, selecting and most of…

ZAPPATiKA op tournee

ZAPPATiKA op tournee

Zappa-leden Ike Willis en Jeff Hollie met ZAPPATiKA naar Cultuurpodium Boerderij Op 19 maart spelen oud Zappa-leden Ike Willis en Jeff Hollie samen met ZAPPATiKA in Cultuurpodium Boerderij in Zoetermeer. Kaarten voor het optreden in Zoetermeer kosten €15 (€19 op…

Your name in the liner notes!

Your name in the liner notes!

Yet another cool update on the Fred Händl plays the music of Frank Zappa – featuring The Giacomo di Lindini Trio project As you might know by now, you can pre-order the CD at a 20% discount and have it shipped…

FH plays FZ - an update

FH plays FZ – an update

Since I started this project, I have received many messages and questions. Most of them supportive and positive, some of them less supportive and some  of them (albeit few) insulting. All those comments and responses mean a lot to me. Yes,…

UPDATE: FH plays FZ

UPDATE: FH plays FZ

A bit of an update on the Fred Händl plays the music of Frank Zappa – featuring The Giacomo di Lindini Trio. Here’s the list of songs (not particularly in this order, yet) Blessed Relief (F. Zappa) Son of Mr….

FH plays FZ - jewel case preview

FH plays FZ – jewel case preview

Besides preparing for the recordings themselves, there’s of course also the visual stuff to be dealt with. I have decided to present the CD in a jewel case box, so it will hold a booklet as well. So, here’s a…