08/09/14

Bill Frisell to Perform Woody Guthrie-Themed Show at JALC

“This Land” will feature the guitarist’s Big Sur Quintet

Guitarist Bill Frisell and his Big Sur Quintet will perform a program they’re calling “This Land: Woody Guthrie’s Better World,” at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Appel Room, Sept. 19-20. Frisell, who is curating the venue’s Roots of Americana series, will be joined by violinist Jenny Scheinman, violist Eyvind Kang, drummer Rudy Royston and cellist Hank Roberts for the event. Shows are at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and the venue is located in Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York.

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Jim Brock

Bill Frisell enjoying himself at The Mint

According to a press release, Frisell “will explore the lineage of protest songs, while re-imagining familiar melodies through an adventurous perspective.” Each performance will be webcast live on JALC Live.

Single tickets for Bill Frisell’s Roots of Americana series, and all 2014–15 season concerts, will be available beginning Monday. Ticket prices for the Appel Room start at $45. Tickets can be purchased through jalc.org 24/7. Tickets are also available from CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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