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Stefano Bollani - Joy In Spite Of Everything
Ron Miles - Circuit Rider
Lucinda Williams - Where The Spirit Meets The Bone
Sam Amidon - Lily–O

Frisell Holiday Bundle Sale

During the holidays only, receive 15% off when you purchase a Guitar In The Space Age! t-shirt with CD ($36).... OR t-shirt with a Great Flood DVD ($45). Click HERE

Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014

American Ingenuity Awards 2014

Coming to Terms With One of America’s Greatest Natural Disasters

Documentary filmmaker Bill Morrison plunges us into The Great Flood of 1927

Click HERE for the article

 

By Jeff MacGregor
Smithsonian Magazine
November 2014

The Release of GUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE!

Guitar In The Space Age cover artGUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE! was released on October 7th, 2014 on OKeh Records.

"This is an old-school electric guitar fan’s album..... in fact this is as serious, witty, layered and subtle as any of his more abstract work."
- The Guardian

Click HERE for more info and song samples

Preview Tracks from Guitar In The Space Age!

Click on the image for an outside link to WiMP MUSIC for samples of the new CD!

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Album Tracks & Interview regarding GUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE!

GUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE! Available October 7th, 2014

Bill Frisell, electric guitar
Greg Leisz, pedal steel & electric guitar
Tony Scherr, acoustic bass, electric bass guitar & acoustic guitar
Kenny Wolleson, drums & vibraphone

Produced by Lee Townsend

Bill Frisell Joins Lucinda Williams - Concert Review

"Anyone who attended the Lucinda Williams concert Thursday at Woodland Park Zoo saw not only one of Lucinda’s best local shows in years, but also the free “bonus” of guitarist Bill Frisell joining Williams’ band all night."

The Brooklyn Rider Almanac

As a string quartet, one of our great loves is the act of commissioning and performing new music, and this is where the Brooklyn Rider Almanac got started. We've already commissioned fifteen new works from a diverse list of musicians, all of whom operate mostly outside of the classical music world. We asked each composer to name a personally influential artistic figure active within the last 50 years, and incorporate the spirit of that influence into the piece. Every time a composer came back to us with their source of inspiration, our excitement mounted. We started to realize that there was a much deeper story to tell...

Jenny Scheinman collaborates with Bill Frisell and Brian Blade on her new CD - The Littlest Prisoner

The Littlest Prisoner, the latest from critically-hailed singer, violinist, composer and arranger Jenny Scheinman, will be released May 6 on Sony Masterworks.
 
Her eighth studio album, The Littlest Prisoner follows Scheinman’s 2012 release Mischief & Mayhem, which All About Jazz called “a near-flawless package of musical craftsmanship.” Scheinman, whom The New York Times has called “full of playful ideas” and “a soulful, generous improviser,” will play several upcoming dates with Ani DiFranco.
 
Exclusive Premiere, Full Album Stream HERE
The Video EPK is HERE

A Film with Bill Frisell - Fundraising Campaign for the Documentary

Bill getting video taped for the documentary"A Film with Bill Frisell"

 

Click HERE to see the 7-minute video including rare interview footage of Bill's friends and fellow musicians.  Emma Franz launched a fundraising campaign with IndieGoGo to help fund the finishing touches of the documentary. She looking to raise $32k to help with expenses.  You might have seen her video taping at live shows across the US and Europe.  

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