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Big Band Bill

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Page added Jan 18, 2016 Updated Jan 28, 2016

On this episode, highlights a the 2013 performance featuring Michael Gibbs & the NDR Big Band performing a homage to guitarist Bill Frisell.

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Guitar icon Bill Frisell joins Michael Gibbs and the NDR Big Band for a live performance at the Uberjazz Festival in Hamburg, Germany. The band perform arrangements of number of Frisell's tunes, and also pay homage to his work as an arranger himself, taking on compositions by Monk, Gill Evans and The Beatles.

Also featured on this episode are tracks from Chris Potter and his stint with the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra in 2012, Oliver Lake's Wangaratta appearance in 2010 and Mike Nock way back on '04.

Presented by Mal Stanley
Image: Bill Frisell's Website
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Jan 24, 2016. 5:00pm - 6:50pm
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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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