Musiker / Gitarre & Bass


Gitarre & Bass is a monthly magazine for guitarists and bassists, founded in March 1986 under the title Musiker. Since August 1989 the magazine titled Gitarre & Bass, with the subtitle Das Musiker-Fachmagazin (The musicians' trade magazine).

1988 July

No. 7


Frank Zappa
By Teddy Hoersch, pp 20-24

Google translate: Unmistakable: Frank Zappa. There he stands, directing his frighteningly perfect eleven-man combo, chain-smoking nonchalantly and occasionally picking up the Stratocaster for his solo excursions. The trained bourgeois fright, whose toilet poster once hung on every toilet locus and whose early works on general studiesbelonged to every enlightened contemporary, always cultivated the role of the serious musician. As a guitarist, bandleader, arranger and composer, Zappa changed the face of rock music like no other. (read more)



1994 February

No. 2


Frank Zappa 1940 - 1993
By Gabi Lang, pp 52-53



2003 December

No. 12


Rock Classic: Frank Zappa
By Stefan Woldach, pp 154-157

Play Zappa
By Wolfgang Kehle, pp 157-159

Bass Masterclass: Scott Thunes
By Markus Setzer, pp 184-185




2014 November

No. 11


Bandleader, Guitarrist, Legende: Frank Zappa
By Marian Menge, pp 48-50, 52-53

Frank Zappa: Dirty Love
By Wolfgang Kehle, pp 154-156

Source: Vitaly Zaremba 


2020 August

No. 8


Frank Zappa: The Mothers 1970
By Lothar Trampert, p 20