Bill Frisell: The Bristol Sessions - Jazz at Lincoln Center
The Allen Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th St. - 212-721-6500
New York, NY 10019
Description: Coinciding with the New York Guitar Festival, Bill Frisell partners with singer-guitarist-songwriter Buddy Miller and singer-fiddler-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez. Miller is well-known for collaborating with and writing for the likes of Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Robert Plant, and many others. Rodriguez, a native of Austin, Texas, worked with Frisell on recordings documenting her partnership with "Wild Thing" scribe Chip Taylor. Picking up musically at the moment that is thought of as the beginning of country music -- the 1927 recording sessions in Bristol, Tennessee, where The Carter Family and Jimmie Rogers recorded for the first time "things will," as Frisell states, "just go on from there."