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Bill Frisell: The Best of Bill Frisell: Vol. 1 - Folk Songs

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Despite decidedly left-of-center beginnings--on his own ECM discs Rambler (1985) and Lookout for Hope (1988), and in collaboration with artists including Jan Garbarek and John Zorn--guitarist Bill Frisell has always been a melodist at heart. Even at his most outré--his oblique yet stunningly constructed solo on “Next Love," from clarinetist Don Byron's minor classic, Tuskegee Experiment ...

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Bill Frisell: The Best of Bill Frisell: Vol. 1 - Folk Songs

Read "The Best of Bill Frisell: Vol. 1 - Folk Songs" reviewed by Chris May

In Robert Reisner's biographical scrapbook, Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker (Quartet Books, 1988), one of the contributors tells how Parker, with a saxophone strung round his neck and a gorilla on his back, employed a ruse to clear a Manhattan nightclub of his fans, in order to facilitate the entrance of others waiting in line ...