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Monday, February 27 2012

Bill Frisell on John Lennon: Talking About 'All We Are Saying'

The unique jazz guitarist talks about All We Are Saying -- his recent cover album of 16 John Lennon tunes -- as well as how the Beatles changed his life, and how back in the day, owning an instrument meant you were automatically in a band.


Reviews

Sunday, September 14 2014

Stefano Bollani: Joy in Spite of Everything

There are different ways to experience and to express joy. It can be celebratory, or quiet and introspective. Joy in Spite of Everything balances those poles of sound and style on what is one of the most successful jazz releases of the year.


Tuesday, April 17 2012

Bill Frisell: Blues Dream

American guitarist Bill Frisell fronts a genre-shifting chamber septet on this overlooked smash, recorded in 2001 and now reissued.


Wednesday, November 17 2010

Bill Frisell: Beautiful Dreamers

Guitarist extraordinaire Bill Frisell warms up his new record contract with a new trio to match. All is still well in his corner of jazz/Americana.


Thursday, May 7 2009

Bill Frisell Quartet: 7 April 2009 - Boulder, CO

What the hell -- let’s appreciate some jazz.


Sunday, March 5 2006

Jack DeJohnette: The Elephant Sleeps But Still Remembers

Veteran drum legend teams up with jazz guitarist du jour to produce a quirky and fiercely non-commercial take on the art of duo improvisation.


Blogs

Sunday, February 21 2010

Verse-Chorus-Verse: "Have a Little Faith in Me"

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.


News

Monday, January 28 2008

Guitar legend Bill Frisell's diverse songbook defies his jazz label

Bill Frisell speaks slowly and calmly, like the Mr. Rogers of jazz. But all is not mellow in Mr. Frisell's Neighborhood. Just like his mercurial


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