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Bill Frisell: Blindfold test

Gene Santoro, Downbeat, April 1987

BILL FRISELL'S eerily haunting voice on guitar has combined with his acute sensitivity and thorough training to make him one of the most in-demand of the younger players on the New York scene. Not just the "jazz" scene — though he can play standards with the best of 'em. Frisell, like most if not all of the folks he works with, has an active dislike of the boundaries implied in that term.

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