Foreword by Dweezil The book you’re about to read will elucidate the important characteristics of a lasting friendship between my father, Frank Zappa, and the author Co de Kloet. The respectful and edifying conversations between them have been magnetically preserved by Co, and they reveal playful ease at times. This is quizzically uncustomary considering my [...]
This book is an authentic read into many of the character dimensions of Frank Zappa and his music and perspectives. When a person has a sincere interest in an artist, it's felt by the artist, and as such, the artist can feel more open to discussing their process of creation and opinions. Not that Frank [...]
Just finished reading Frank & Co. What a wonderful read. Many facts and stories I’ve never heard or read before. I recommend this book to all Frank Zappa fans. Thanks Co De Kloet! https://youtu.be/WSiGEj_c7aQ https://youtu.be/hsdlGS_8PAE
'In Frank & Co you can álmost hear Zappa talk'. 'Frank & Co is a must for anyone who wants to understand Zappa's ever-expanding universe.' Excellent review in the Dutch music magazine Oor (review is in Dutch). https://oor.nl/news/zappa-co-de-kloet/
Theodor Holman, writer/journalist/radio personality, really likes Frank & Co and tweeted about it! He gives ***** stars! In English: 'I recommend this book to all Zappa lovers!'
Ich finde das Buch von Co de Kloet sehr interessant. Das Interview mit meinem verstorbenden Mann Jimmy Carl Black ist sehr gut. Das sind Jimmy’s Wörte. Danke viel mals das du an Jimmy Carl Black, the drummer of The Mothers Of Invention, gedacht hast. - Monika Black
Please accept my appreciation for having so generously invested the time and effort to bring such a tribute to us and to the future generations. – Maestro Kent Nagano