Tony Duran (musician)

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Tony Duran
Birth nameAnthony Phillip Duran
Born14 October 1945
Los Angeles, California, USA[1]
Died19 December 2011 (aged 66)
Bruceville, Texas, USA
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsGuitar, piano, vocals
Associated actsFrank Zappa, Ruben and the Jets

Anthony Phillip (Tony) Duran (14 October 1945, Los Angeles, California, USA − 19 December 2011, Bruceville, Texas, USA) was an American slide guitarist and singer. From 1972 he was member of Frank Zappa's backing band[2] and he was also member of Ruben and the Jets.[1] In 1963 he graduated in Garfield High School.[1]

Tony Duran died on December 19, 2011 at his home in Bruceville, Texas after a two year battle with Prostate Cancer.[3]

Discography[edit]

This section isn't complete.

With Frank Zappa[edit]

With Ruben and the Jets[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Slide guitarist Tony Duran dies". Weirdomusic.com. 31 January 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  2. ^ "R.I.P. Tony Duran, ex Zappa guitarist". 2 February 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  3. ^ "In Memory of Anthony (Tony) Duran". Grace Gardens Funeral Home. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  4. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/wakajawaka-r53146/credits