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Bill Frisell Fundraiser Concert for KGNU
 
KGNU is proud to welcome Bill Frisell, with special guest Janet Feder, for a KGNU benefit concert on Saturday, August 7, at 8 pm at Unity Church, 2855 Folsom Street (at Valmont - map) in Boulder. General admission tickets are $20 for KGNU Listener-Members, $23 for non-members, and are available by calling the studio during business hours at (303) 449-4885.

"It's hard to find a more fruitful meditation on American music than in the compositions of guitarist Bill Frisell. Mixing rock and country with jazz and blues, he's found what connects them: improvisation and a sense of play. Unlike other pastichists, who tend to duck passion, Mr. Frisell plays up the pleasure in the music and also takes on another often-avoided subject, tenderness." - The New York Times

"Frisell is a revered figure among musicians like Miles Davis and few others, his signature is built from pure sound and inflection; an anti-technique that is instantly identifiable." - The Philadelphia Inquirer

"I like to have fun when I play and I like comedy - but it's not a conscious thing. I'm basically a pretty shy person and I don't dance or get into fights. But there are all these things inside me that get out when I perform. It's like a real world when I play, where I can do all the things I can't do in real life." - Bill Frisell to The Village Voice



photos by Michael Wilson

 
Unity Church, Sat at 08:00 PM
 

 

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