Frank Zappa

Available September 29 Via Zappa Records/UMe LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Zappa Family Trust will mark the 50th anniversary of Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention’s politically-charged, envelope-pushing sophomore album, Absolutely Free, with an expanded vinyl-exclusive edition on September 29 via Zappa Records/UMe. This double 180-gram LP version will include the original…

Read More Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention’s Revolutionary 1967 Album, “Absolutely Free,” Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Expanded 2 LP Edition Featuring Rare And Unreleased Material

Many Albums Making Their Streaming Debut And Being Made Available For Download For First Time LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Two dozen rare and limited release Frank Zappa recordings will be made widely available around the world when UMe assumes distribution of the albums as part of their global partnership with the Zappa Family…

Read More Two Dozen Rare And Limited Release Frank Zappa Albums To Be Made Widely Available Around The World Physically And Digitally Via Zappa Records/UMe

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — (MVD RECORDS) — Bob Holz, popular drummer, composer and band leader has returned with his second MVD Records release, Visions and Friends, a further continuation of the contemporary jazz/funk fusion he spearheaded with 2015’s acclaimed A Vision Forward album. The new album includes contributions from music legend Larry…

Read More Acclaimed Jazz Fusion Drummer/Composer Bob Holz Returns With Visions & Friends

2CD Collection Premieres Previously Unreleased Music–Written Or Recorded By Steve Vai (from 1984-1990)–In Addition To Passion and Warfare Bonus Tracks Guitarworld.com Debuts Bonus Track “Lovely Elixir” This Morning http://www.guitarworld.com/artist-news/hear-steve-vais-lovely-elixir-passion-and-warfare-25th-anniversary-edition/29126 Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Tour Coming This Year NEW YORK, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will…

Read More Legacy Recordings Celebrates The Groundbreaking Sounds Of Guitarist/Composer Steve Vai With Release of Modern Primitive / Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition On Friday, June 24th

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Frank Zappa’s 1979 double album, Sheik Yerbouti, is newly remastered from the original analog masters for worldwide vinyl reissue on December 11 by Zappa Records/UMe. The 2-LP, 180-gram vinyl is presented with replicated original artwork. Frank Zappa’s first release on his own Zappa Records, Sheik Yerbouti‘s 18 tracks include…

Read More Frank Zappa’s ‘Sheik Yerbouti’ Double Album Remastered For 2-LP, 180-Gram Vinyl Reissue By Zappa Records/UMe On December 11

New 2-CD and Digital Audio Release Captures Acclaimed 2013 Performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall by The Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles Master Chorale, Conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen “Esa-Pekka Salonen — who led a large L.A. Phil enhanced with rock musicians and the Los Angeles Master Chorale — was cheered like a rock star.…

Read More Monumental Live Performance Of Frank Zappa’s ‘200 Motels (The Suites)’ To Be Released Worldwide On November 20 By Zappa Records/UMe

STUDIO, LIVE AND AUDIO DOCUMENTARY ALBUMS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD PURCHASE FROM ALL MAJOR DIGITAL MUSIC RETAILERS WORLDWIDE ‘One Size Fits All’ 40th Anniversary Edition 180g Vinyl Coming October 16 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sixteen essential Frank Zappa albums are newly available for download purchase from all major digital music retailers worldwide, including…

Read More Sixteen Essential Frank Zappa Albums Hit The Internet

Partnership Spans Frank Zappa’s Entire Creative Canon LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Zappa Family Trust has partnered with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) for a long-term, global licensing agreement for Frank Zappa’s entire recorded catalog, as well as rights management participation across the rest of the visionary cultural icon’s creative canon. The partnership…

Read More Frank Zappa Has A New Home With Universal Music Enterprises For Long-Term, Global Licensing And Rights Management Agreement

World Tour Begins September 17th in Europe – U.S. Tour Planned Early 2016 “CRYSTAL PLANET” – Satriani’s Sci-Fi Animation Series in the Works LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Legendary guitarist, JOE SATRIANI, announces plans to release his 15th solo studio album, Shockwave Supernova, on July 24th, making him one of the first to…

Read More JOE SATRIANI Sets Release Of His 15th Studio Album – Shockwave Supernova On July 24th

On January 24, 2015 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will conduct the sale of studio memorabilia and ranch furnishings from the storied Caribou Ranch. DENVER, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Caribou Ranch was a recording studio built in the Rocky Mountains by Grammy award-winning musician and producer James William Guercio. During its tenure, the studio hosted over…

Read More Memorabilia From Historic Caribou Ranch® And Recording Studio To Be Auctioned By Leslie Hindman Auctioneers