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  1. Tuesday, Oct. 4: The Vinny Golia QuartetRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... since the 1980s. Known for his complex, multi-section compositions, Berne has performed and collaborated with Bill Frisell, John Zorn, Craig Taborn, and as a member of the cooperative trio Miniature. He is one-third of the group BBC (Berne / Black / ...


  2. Kris Davis: DuopolyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | All About Jazz

    ... Gilmore: drums; Billy Drummond: drums; Angelica Sanchez: piano; Craig Taborn: piano; Julian Lage: guitar; Bill Frisell: guitar. I love jazz because anything is possible; it has few rules and the best jazz breaks those ones. I prefer free improv ...


  3. Wishbone Ash at Arcada in St. Charles to play pioneering musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... people who are pushing the boundaries a little bit. I like a lot of people in the Americana genre, people like Bill Frisell. He is kind of a jazz-folk American guitar player. I like him a lot. Obviously, Joe Bonamassa has done a great job with ...


  4. Archival Filmmaker Bill Morrison Meets Lambchop: Watch Their FilmRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 14 | National Public Radio

    ... often teams up with modern composers. He's made films using music by Philip Glass, Harry Partch, Vijay Iyer and Bill Frisell which gives you an idea of his reach into both the world of classical, avant-garde and jazz. For his new film, The ...


  5. Earshot Jazz Festival announces fall lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Seattle non-profit Earshot Jazz announced the lineup for the 28th edition of its annual fall festival, which runs five weeks, from Oct. 7 - Nov. 11, in various venues around town and includes cooperative productions with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Theatre Group. Headliners this year include trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; guitarist Bill Frisell; trumpeters Dave Douglas , Brian Lynch and Cuong Vu; pianists Fred Hersch, Kris Davis and Vijay Iyer ; saxophonists Maceo Parker, Steve Lehman and Rudresh Mahanthappa; Malian singer-guitarist Rokia Traore; vocalist Freddy Cole; and bassist Michael Bisio.


  6. Another MoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... Harell...Reached #14 on the Roots Music Journal. Featuring cornet master Ron Miles (currently performing with Bill Frisell), pianist Chuck Lamb (currently performing and recording with The Brubeck Brothers) and drummer Chris Lee (currently with the ...


  7. Creating new scores for screen classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... was a definite attraction in working with it for me. Other favourite musicians of mine, like the guitarist Bill Frisell, have written music for silent films, and people have told me that my music has a lot of imagery in it, so when I was looking ...


  8. Daniel BennettRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | All About Jazz

    Critically-acclaimed Manhattan-based saxophonist Daniel Bennett has garnered feverish accolades for his unique brand of experimental 'Folk Jazz.' The Daniel Bennett Group has recently shared concert billings with artists like Bill Frisell, Charlie Hunter, Greg Osby, James Carter, Billy Martin , Steve Kuhn, Jerry Bergonzi, and David Fiuczynski.


  9. Simon Sweetman: Travelling Well with William TylerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 |

    ... is also taking from other genres. In that sense I can link Tyler to one of my all-time favourite guitarists, Bill Frisell. I had packed two (recent) Frisell albums for this trip - the new one, When You Wish Upon A Star and the still new/ish (well ...


  10. New in the KUCI Jazz LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | KUCI-FM Irvine

    ... a light through the prism of his playing deconstructs them so he can examine their colors one by one. Like Bill Frisell, Wayne Horvitz, Robin Holcomb, Lyle Mayes, and Charlie Haden, he is genre bender extraordinaire. Sonny Rollins - Holding the ...


  11. Banjo master Barnes is a wild and crazy guyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    ... player for quite some time. Among the musicians with whom he's collaborated are Dave Matthews, jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, pianist and Allman Brothers alumnus Chuck Leavell, fiddler-mandolinist Darol Anger, mandolinist Jeff Austin, and Portland's ...


  12. Allen Toussaint: American TunesRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... Nights; American Tune Personnel: Allen Toussaint: piano and vocals; Jay Bellerose: drums and percussion; Bill Frisell: electric guitar; Greg Leisz: weissenborn; Charles Lloyd: tenor saxophone; David Piltch: upright bass; Adam Levy: gut-string ...


  13. CD Review: Stu Brown's Twisted Toons, Volume 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    CLEARLY Stu Brown's previous album of cartoon music wasn't a case of "that's all folks", and thank heavens too, because this second volume, in which the drummer and his merry band reproduce entire scores from Tom & Jerry, Roadrunner, Droopy and Porky Pig adventures, as well as covering Bill Frisell's work for Gary Larsen's Tales from the Far Side, is a belter. Resist smiling if you can as Brown's meticulous arrangements merge menace with carefree jollity and mix seriously detailed precision with spontaneous creativity and downright brilliant impudence.


  14. CD reviews: A sample of some of this year's jazz fest artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 |

    ... Ramblin'. This will appeal to fans of the textured guitar interplay that is closely associated with earlier Bill Frisell. But don't come looking for a showcase of purely lead solo fire. Songs such as Shepik's lovely Song of Then is full of open ...


  15. Joe Jackson finds clarity returning to contemporary side on Fast ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 |

    The songwriter responsible for such truly classic rock-based records as Look Sharp, I'm the Man and Night and Day, who also dabbled in the orchestral world and spent a great deal of time in the jazz idiom - including on his last release, The Duke, a tribute to Duke Ellington - has returned to the more contemporary side of things with 2015's Fast Forward Recorded during sessions in Berlin, Amsterdam, New York and New Orleans, and with guest musicians including Bill Frisell, and members of Zuco 103 and Galactic, it's a sprawling and diverse record that shows his pop chops are still in fine form, with catchy, memorable tracks such as If It Wasn't For You, Junkie Diva and Keep On Dreaming.


  16. Lost in the Low Down: The Low Down, "7"; June 10 at Bent River in Rock IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | River Cities' Reader

    But within that framework, good luck picking out a track or moment that exemplifies it. It's not the screaming guitar shredding at the climax of opener "Eine Metal," or the warm, Bill Frisell-y lead on the country-ish closer "Blue Gracias," or the gorgeously catchy keyboard-and-guitar breaks on the Latin-flavored "Sombrero Samba."


  17. Andrew Bird goes all out for S.F. showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | SFGate

    ... Steve Elliot , bassist Alan Hampton (Lucius, Meshell Ndegeocello , Kendrick Scott Oracle) and drummer Ted Poor (Bill Frisell). "This definitely feels like a band thing," says Bird. "It's very rhythm-section-driven. There's something very powerful ...


  18. Bass Learns to Focus His 'Creative Laser Beam'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Daily News

    ... and marketed by Rhodes students. It features musicians of local and national renown people like Rosanne Cash, Bill Frisell and Marcella Simien performing at an East Memphis home formerly owned by Elvis Presley. So how do you turn a jazz player into ...


  19. TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival mixes bold renegades with guaranteed crowd-pleasersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Georgia Straight

    ... Tucker Martine is a drummer and recording engineer who has worked extensively with jazz-fest favourites Bill Frisell and Wayne Horvitz. "As soon as I saw that I went 'This is really amazing,'" Pickering notes. "There's all this web of ...


  20. Pugs and Crows is a collaborative creationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... and theatres across Canada, including Vancouver's Vogue Theatre, where they opened for renowned jazz guitarist Bill Frisell. In 2010, the group took home the Galaxie Rising Star Award for Best New Group, going on to participate in the Banff Centre's ...