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Bill Frisell

Rank #2 US Seattle, WA Jazz / Americana / Other


Sounds Like: Brad Mehldau, Bad Plus, Jim Hall, Paul Motian, McCoy Tyner

Label: Sony Masterworks

Manager: Songline / Tone Field Productions, Songline / Tone Field Productions

Bio: “It's hard to find a more fruitful meditation on American music than in the compositions of guitarist Bill Frisell. Mixing rock and country with jazz and blues, he's found what connects them: improvisation and a sense of play. Unlike other pastichists, who tend to duck passion, Mr. Frisell plays ... See Full Bio

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"The electric guitar sound of the decade - oozing, cloudy enveloping - belongs to jazz renegade Bill Frisell…Like the best artists in any field, Frisell is not a slave to his tools; he's the creator who gives them new validity...His guitar sound is unmistakable - billowing, breathlike, multi-hued, immense at times, almost palpable. Frisell's music is accessible and avant-garde, a lyrical victory of man over machine, of personality over mechanics, of message over mathematics."
—  Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • Michael Joyner (Artist) Michael Joyner
    interesting music
  • J J Anton (Artist) J J Anton
    I love your guitar work! I'm new here at Reverbnation, joined up about 2 weeks ago. I saw a post from one of my facebook friends, about your recent show at the Dakota Jazz...
  • Tim Cheatle (Artist) Tim Cheatle
    Hiya Bill! I saw you performing "The Great Flood" in London.Awesome gig!
  • Mike de Sousa (Artist) Mike de Sousa
    Hi Bill, I very much enjoyed listening to your work. "Heal" is haunting and beautiful. Thanks! Mike
    Awesome Music!! Ramona Mark
  • Steve Parisien (Artist) Steve Parisien
    Beautifully done Bill. Have been a fan of yours for a long time. Just keep doing what your doing.
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