Radio Duende (aka International Jazz Conspiracy) will remember two American Titans: Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993) and Captain Beefheart (1941 - 2010). Throughout the year, Radio Duende's host Emel Sherzad will celebrate the music and spirit of these two iconoclastic giants of the music world. Frank Zappa who would have been 70 years old, and Don Van Vliet (aka Captain Beefheart), who recently died of complications of multiple sclerosis. During each program in 2011, Radio Duende will feature music by these two artists. Also featured will be music by those who influenced, collaborated with, or were influenced by them. Other program highlights will be posted throughout the year.