Tony Duran (musician)

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

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


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  1. ^ a b c d "Slide guitarist Tony Duran dies". 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.
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