Bill Frisell : Guitar In The Space Age

CD [Cover Art for Bill Frisell / Guitar In The Space Age] Your Price: $15.18
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Sell date: 10/2014
Label: Masterworks
Mfg's Catalog#: 307461
CDC Part#: 1837098
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 Notes & Reviews
 
For this 2014 album, GUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE, guitarist and composer Bill Frisell mines the catalog of guitar based music from the '50s and '60s that first inspired him to pick up the instrument. Joining Frisell for this album of musical memoriesare the members of his working trio, bassist Tony Scherr and drummer Kenny Wollesen, along with frequent collaborator Greg Leisz, a master of the lap and pedal steel guitars. This superb quartet explores the music of Pete Seeger, the Byrds, Junior Wells, Dick Dale, the Ventures, the Astronauts, Chet Atkins, Merle Travis and others with Frisell's own compositions sprinkled in. The album offers a rare look into Frisell's formative influences, from a time when the electric guitar was in it's infancy and creating a startlingly new sound, pushing popular music into the future.

 
 Tracks
 
Pipeline
Turn, Turn, Turn
Messin With the Kid
Surfer Girl
Rumble
The Shortest Day
Rebel Rouser
Baja
Cannonball Rag
Tired of Waiting for You
Reflections From the Moon
Bryants Boogie
Lift Off
Telstar
 
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