provides intense musical discussion and study
in all different styles of music.
“I have been inspired to create an opportu-
nity to give back to the musical community
and the fans that have supported my musi-
cal heritage. Because of my own autodi-
dactic journey and musical growth, what
was once impossible has become possible
for me,” says Zappa. “I decided to create a
diverse music boot camp for people of all
skill levels hoping to increase their musical
prowess. It would make me very happy if I
could help a fellow musician take their skills
to the next level.”
to getting and keeping a gig, sight reading,
odd time signatures, knowing your gear, and
many more. Instructors will cover some Frank
Zappa history and techniques, and there will
also be Q&A sessions.
Attendees have their choice of accommodations through Full Moon resort (fullmoon-
resort.com), with packages ranging from
$1460 to $2350 for the full week, including
all workshops, accommodations and meals.
Single-day passes are also available for $485
to $515. Attendees will fill out questionnaires so individual sessions can be tailored
to their expertise.
Dweezilla instructors are Zappa (lead guitar), Joe Travers (drums), Pete Griffin (bass),
Scheila Gonzales (saxophone, keyboards,
and flute), Jamie Kime (guitar), Billy Hulting
(percussion and mallets), and Ben Thomas
(vocals). The Dweezilla website offers a listing of sample courses offered by the instructors. Topics range from improving your time
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