Bill Frisell Releases New Album


On June 11, guitarist Bill Frisell released his 16th album on Nonesuch, The Willies. The album offers Frisell’s characteristically inimitable and modern take on bluegrass and country blues.

The collection features eight traditional offerings, including the most unique version of “Sittin’ On Top Of The World” heard in years, “Cluck Old Hen” and “Cold, Cold Heart,” as well as eight original compositions. Produced by Lee Townsend and engineered by Tucker Martine, The Willies was recorded in Seattle and features Frisell on electric and acoustic guitars and loops. Joining Frisell on the session are Danny Barnes an banjo and guitar and Keith Lowe on bass.

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