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The Wavelength

The Wavelength
Monday June 12th, 2017 with Joe Reilly
Frist of two Mondays that will feature music by Bill Frisell to mark his upcoming performance (June 23) at the Ottawa International Jazz Festival

We feature some of the early music of Bill Frisell to celebrate that he's coming to Ottawa to perform as part of the Ottawa Jazz Festival on Friday, June 23 in the Theatre of the NAC. Don't miss this show. Greatest living guitarist on the planet... second to none.
Jess Hill - Orchard Canadian
Coal Black Horses
16 Horsepower - 16 Horsepower - Indie
The Noise Museum
The Sadies - Northern Passages Canadian
Inca Queen
Neil Young - Life - Geffen Canadian
Bruce Cockburn - Inner City Front - True North Canadian
The Silence of Sound
The Wilderness of Manitoba - The Tin Shop EP - Pheromone Records/Fontana North Canadian New
The Bill Frisell Band - Lookout For Hope - ECM
Bill Frisell Thomas Morgan - Small Town - ECM New
Bill Frisell - Rambler - ECM
Steady Girl
Bill Frisell - Before We Were Born - Elektra Musician
Hard Plains Drifter
Bill Frisell - Before We Were Born - Elektra Musician
When We Go
Power Tools (Bill Frisell, Melvin Gibbs, Ronald Shannon Jackson) - Strange Meeting - Island/Antilles
Riding The Westerlys
Terry Riley - The Harp of New Albion - Celestial Harmonies
Ready To Let Go
Mobina Galore - Feeling Disconnected Canadian
Hit And Run
Girlschool - Hit and Run - Solid Gold Records
Interactive CKCU
Anne Winship
Wow great tunes. Just turned radio on in time for your intro to Bruce - my fave album of his. We're the same age -when this album came out i was working my 1st job at a small radio stn in BC and he played Kimberly with Hugh Marsh. I've always thought Loner is the most bittersweet love song ever. Love Bill Frisell too : ]

10:06 PM, June 12th, 2017
All good - the many sides 'o Bill!

10:12 PM, June 12th, 2017
Joe Reilly (host)
Ha... I had to laugh Anne as I was reading your note about the quiet and reflective pieces I was spinning as I was launching into Hard Plains Drifter by Bill Frisell. Glad to see that your up for this crazy ride as well. I don't know of any piece that better illuminates his ability to play in so many styles and still create something cohesive... well sort of. I will always recall when he played the Ottawa Jazz Festival in 1989 and the band came back for an encore and the audience screamed for Hard Plains Drifter. Bill was tickled by the overwhelming call for this piece ... he shrugged and then the band burned through an explosive version of it that ended in some insane groovy jam. A musical highlight of my life!! Enjoy

10:18 PM, June 12th, 2017