Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) Solo
Since his first album back in 1983, Bill Frisell has been making music that defies simple categorisation. Moving seamlessly between jazz and rock, folk and Americana, his work expresses the freshness and variety of America itself. Whether performing his own compositions or transforming an old standard, Frisell combines the power of rock with the subtlety of jazz. During live improvisations his mastery of looping and multi-tracking enables him to build rich landscapes of sound. The effect on audiences is mesmerising, and this solo gig offers an intimate showcase for his talents.
Bill Frisell is the Clark Kent of the electric guitar. Softspoken and self-effacing in conversation, he apparently breathes in lungfuls of raw fire when he straps on his (guitar).- Spin