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Bill Frisell discussion

Bill Frisell
Feb 5, 2010 Updated Feb 19, 2010

Bill Frisell in conversation with The Music Show's Andrew Ford. Re-broadcast on ABC Jazz on February 12, 2010.

First broadcast last year on ABC Radio National's The Music Show, guitarist Bill Frisell can be heard discussing his musical origins, musical imagination and his expression through the guitar.  He also grabbed his axe and played a track from his album The Best of Bill Frisell Vol. 1 - Folk Songs.

Don't miss this discussion - Friday, February 12 at 2pm on ABC Jazz.

 

Music:

CD title: Have a Little Faith
Track title: The 'Saint- Gaudens' in Boston Common
Artist: Bill Frisell and friends
Composer: Charles Ives arranged Frisell
CD details: Nonesuch 7559 79301 2

CD title: Hemispheres
Track title: My Funny Valentine
Artist: Bill Frisell and friends
Composer: Rodgers & Hart arranged Frisell
CD details: artistshare AS0079

Presenter:  Andrew Ford

Producers:  Penny Lomax and Maureen Cooney

 

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William Richard "Bill" Frisell (born March 18, 1951) is an American guitarist, composer and arranger. One of the leading guitarists in jazz since the late 1980s, Frisell's eclectic music touches on progressive folk, classical music, country music, noise music and more. He is known for using an array of effects to create unique sounds from his instrument. Biography: Early life and...

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