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Winter festivities

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Page added Mar 23, 2017 Updated Mar 30, 2017

On this episode, Mal previews some of the international artists headed our way for the winter festival season, including Bill Frisell.

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The Melbourne International Jazz Festival has just launched their 2017 program, with a number of jazz icons headed to our shores this winter. On this episode, we'll hear music from guitarist Bill Frisell - who's set to visit Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Also due down under is piano legend Kenny Barron and his trio, Donny McCaslin and his electro-jazz outfit and ECM stalwart Carla Bley - and we'll hear from all of the above.

Plus, new releases from South Korean composer Jihye Lee; Perth pianist Harry Mitchell, and a tribute to the singer Abbey Lincoln.

Presented by Mal Stanley
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Mar 26, 2017. 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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