Bill Frisell "The Guitar Artistry Of Bill Frisell"

Bill Frisell "The Guitar Artistry Of Bill Frisell"


Bill Frisell
The Guitar Artistry Of Bill Frisell
The Story
Bill Frisell keeps flying after passing the borders of jazz and rock. He stands out among contemporary guitarists for his innovative playing style and unique sound. This instructional DVD introduces Frisell's playing and presents his individual approach in detail. Also includes the songs "When We Go," "Strange Meeting," "Rag," and 'The Days of Wine and Roses." For intermediate to advanced guitarists. Includes booklet with exercises and transcriptions.

Chapters include Background, Technique, Effects, Harmony, Rhythm and Arrangement.

Includes booklet.

Additional Facts
Born in Baltimore, Bill Frisell played clarinet throughout his childhood in

Denver, Colorado. His interest in guitar began with his exposure to pop

music on the radio. Soon, the Chicago Blues became a passion through the

work of Otis Rush, B.B. King, Paul Butterfield and Buddy Guy. In high

school, he played in bands covering pop and soul classics, James Brown

and other dance material.

Later, Bill studied music at the University of

Northern Colorado before attending Berklee College of Music in Boston

where he studied with John Damian, Herb Pomeroy and Michael Gibbs. In

1978, Frisell moved for a year to Belgium where he concentrated on

writing music. In this period, he toured with Michael Gibbs and first recorded with German bassist Eberhard

Weber. Bill moved to the New York City area in 1979 and stayed until 1989. He now lives in Seattle.