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Bill Frisell Releases Promo Video, Leadoff Track from Upcoming Album

It’s official: Bill Frisell’s first album as a leader for Blue Note Records, Harmony, will be released October 4 on vinyl, CD, and digital formats. Produced by longtime collaborator Lee Townsend and recorded by Tucker Martine at Flora Recording in Portland, Oregon, the album features an unusual quartet format that focuses on harmony of the vocal … Read More “Bill Frisell Releases Promo Video, Leadoff Track from Upcoming Album”

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Blue Note Records Signs Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell has appeared on a lot of albums over the past 25-plus years that have borne the Blue Note label—from John Scofield’s Grace Under Pressure and Don Byron’s Romance with the Unseen to Norah Jones’ Come Away with Me and Charles Lloyd’s Vanished Gardens—but the lauded guitarist, composer, and bandleader has never released an … Read More “Blue Note Records Signs Bill Frisell”

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Bill Frisell Receives Honorary Degree and Is Subject of Film

On Oct. 19, Bill Frisell, along with Michael Gibbs, was awarded an honorary doctor of music degree by Berklee College of Music during a concert celebrating Gibbs’ 80th birthday. The concert reunited Gibbs with Frisell, his student at Berklee in the 1970s, and with his longtime friend and former Berklee classmate Gary Burton. In addition, Frisell is the subject of a … Read More “Bill Frisell Receives Honorary Degree and Is Subject of Film”

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