Guitarist Bill Frisell, widely known as one of the most versatile players in jazz history, performed for the first time in Vietnam at the “Bill Frisell: Summer of Guitar” concert last Sunday (May 26) in HCM City. Frisell has won many awards, including a Grammy Award for “Best Contemporary Jazz Album” for his album “Unspeakable”. Thu Ngan spoke with Frisell about his first trip to Vietnam and his views about bringing the jazz music to Vietnamese audiences. Guitar legend Bill Frisell to stage first performance in Vietnam Jazz guitarist Bill Frisell to perform in VN for first time Can you tell us about your first performance in Vietnam and describe your feelings after the performance? That’s always a difficult question. I have played a long time with Thomas Morgan on bass and Rudy Royston on drums as a trio. For me, I’m excited to see what happens because every time we play we are affected by the atmosphere and the people. So, coming here, everything was still so new and unfamiliar. We played a lot of songs, but we didn’t really make up anything. Usually we start to play and, you know, there might be a song that somehow relates… Read full this story
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