Category Archives: Vai

iPod Shuffle: 2/1/12

I haven’t done one of these in a while, let’s see which 20 random songs we get out of the 20,641 on my 160GB iPod Classic: Dave Douglas  – Black Rock Park Ida Maria – Morning Light Miles Davis – … Continue reading

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Chris Opperman – The Lionheart (2010, Purple Cow)

When Frank Zappa needed someone to arrange and transcribe music for him he called upon Steve Vai and Mike Keneally.  When THEY needed some music transcribed and arranged they called upon Chris Opperman.  If that doesn’t speak volumes about his … Continue reading

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LP Memories Pt. 2

I was 11 (almost 12) years old on Christmas in 1982 and I didn’t know it then but something would happen that would be a touchstone in my musical life.  During the Summer of 1982 the radio waves were filled … Continue reading

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Mike Keneally – Scambot 1

Who is Mike Keneally you ask? To some he was the guy in the funny hats that played with Frank Zappa‘s last band in 1988. To others he’s the Other Guitarist (who also played keyboards) with the funny hats who … Continue reading

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