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FZ in "[[The Real Frank Zappa Book]]" (1989): "''In 1969, [[George Wein]], impresario of the [[Newport Jazz Festival]], decided it would be a tremendous idea to put the Mothers of Invention on a jazz tour of the East Coast. We wound up working in a package with [[Roland Kirk|Kirk]], [[Duke Ellington]] and [[Gary Burton]] in [[Miami]] at the [[Jai Alai Fronton]], and at another gig in [[South Carolina]].''"
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FZ in "[[The Real Frank Zappa Book]]" (1989): "''In 1969, [[George Wein]], impresario of the [[Newport Jazz Festival]], decided it would be a tremendous idea to put the Mothers of Invention on a jazz tour of the East Coast. We wound up working in a package with [[Roland Kirk|Kirk]], [[Duke Ellington]] and [[Gary Burton]] in [[Miami]] at the [[Jai Alai Fronton]], and at another gig in South Carolina.''"
  
 
Jai Alai is the 20th century offspring of handball - a game the ancient Greeks had a word for and that pharaohs may have viewed on the banks of the Nile 4,000 years ago. The [[Jai Alai Fronton]] is the "home of the world's fastest game".
 
Jai Alai is the 20th century offspring of handball - a game the ancient Greeks had a word for and that pharaohs may have viewed on the banks of the Nile 4,000 years ago. The [[Jai Alai Fronton]] is the "home of the world's fastest game".

Latest revision as of 06:35, 4 November 2020

FZ in "The Real Frank Zappa Book" (1989): "In 1969, George Wein, impresario of the Newport Jazz Festival, decided it would be a tremendous idea to put the Mothers of Invention on a jazz tour of the East Coast. We wound up working in a package with Kirk, Duke Ellington and Gary Burton in Miami at the Jai Alai Fronton, and at another gig in South Carolina."

Jai Alai is the 20th century offspring of handball - a game the ancient Greeks had a word for and that pharaohs may have viewed on the banks of the Nile 4,000 years ago. The Jai Alai Fronton is the "home of the world's fastest game".