Bill Frisell is a notable jazz guitarist because he is able to explore a variable timbre of the instrument, similar to
a saxophonists or a pedal steel guitar. A jazz musician that incorporates bluegrass, country and rock into his music, Frisell
has been a well known musician for his original lyrics and melodies that has combined a unique style together for year. If
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Bill Frisell was born in Baltimore and grew up in Denver, CO. He grew up playing the clarinet and guitar performing in
several rock/R&B bands as a teen before discovering jazz music and turning to Dale Bruning, a guitarist and educator, to
fuel his interest in jazz. He studied at the Berklee School of Music where he began fusing jazz with other genres and first
learned to use a guitar with a flexible neck. From there he began to experiment with new jazz styles and started recording
in the ‘80s with ECM Records.
Through Bill Frisell didn’t start recording jazz music until the ‘80s, he was already well versed in the genre
after years performing with instruments and other musicians, beginning when he was just a young boy. During the ‘80s
and ‘90s he continued to record with many different artists, including Elvis Costello and Gavin Bryars, and even recorded
for film soundtracks. His most recent work, 2008’s History, Mystery is another great compilation and will be great
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