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Jazzfest review: Go West — Bill Frisell plays Buster Keaton

I wish I could have sent Postmedia News film critic Jay Stone to review Wednesday night’s Bill Frisell concert at the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival. 361 more words


Jazzfest review: Bill Frisell communes with jangly, '60s guitar pop

Guitarist Bill Frisell treated a packed house at the NAC Studio Tuesday night to a happy and intimate communion with his 1960s garage-band past.

Grinning throughout, Frisell led his band through a blur of jangly, twanging, reverberating music that was on one hand deeply nostalgic but also fresh and spontaneous, forcefully coloured by Frisell’s staggering ability to pull a universe of sounds from his instrument and electronic effects. 247 more words