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Bill Frisell

1951 -

Origin: United States

Main instrument: Acoustic guitar/electric guitar

Genres: Folk/Country, Jazz

Bill Frisell is probably one of the three most celebrated jazz guitarists of the last 30 years, together with Pat Metheny and John Scofield. Since he first emerged in the early 1970s, this bold and inventive musician has stayed true to jazz, but that hasn't prevented him from trying his hand at avant-garde, noise, bop, folk, country, bluegrass, rock, blues, American popular music and even classical music. A Festival regular, Frisell was one of the stars of the 1997 Invitation series. His recent recordings includes a John Lennon tribute album, All We Are Saying, and Big Sur (2013) a 19-piece suite commissioned by the Monterey Jazz Festival.

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  • Bill Frisell - All We Are Saying - 2012 Concert
  • Bill Frisell Blues Dreams (2002) - Médiathèque Jazz
  • Ray Anderson and Bill Frisel - Memories of André Ménard 1997
  • Bass Desires - Memories of André Ménard 1989

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