Zappa, Prague, & Prazsky Vyber – Then & Now

While researching tracks for the next KUR mixtape, I happened upon some historical footage of Frank Zappa’s visit to Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1990 – and a chance to reacquaint myself with the metal group, Prazsky Vyber, with which Zappa performed one of his last guitar improvisations, “Improvizance v A dur s Franken Zappou” with guitarist Michal Pavticek in 1991:
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Frank Zappa On FNN

FZ, 1990, sitting in for Bob Berkowicz on Financial News Network’s Focus show. He interviews Vladimir Zvyagin, bureau chief of Soviet television in the United States:

Watch part two here (thx Jamie Wilson).

Further FZ FNN viewing: FZ interviews NPR’s Daniel Schorr and Sirio Maccioni, restauranteur & owner of Le Cirque, NYC.

Oddly surreal to watch somehow…