Bill Frisell: “The limitations of the guitar invite their own solutions… so there are a lot of different ways people end up playing it”

“There were things in there I didn’t even know about myself,” Bill Frisell jokes when we say how much we enjoyed reading our advance copy of beautiful dreamer.

Despite his work with artists as diverse as Ginger Baker, Suzanne Vega, Brian Eno and Loudon Wainwright III, many would describe Frisell as a jazz guitarist. But, as the new book reveals, this would be a mere thumbnail sketch of a man whose work as a composer and performer spans a far wider musical terrain.

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