London, England – American superstar Bill Frisell and his
band has joined forces with Malian master musician Djelimady Tounkara for a
stunning collaboration by two great guitarists of our time. Bill Frisell,
although classified a jazz musician, draws on an eclectic range of influences,
from rock to blues, country, African and Latin American musics, using his skills
as an improviser to make the most inspired musical associations.
Djelimady Tounkara. is the guitarist for the legendary Super Rail Band. He has also launched a solo career with a magnificent album, Sigui and
a BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music. They tour to 28/2 Basingstoke, 29/2 London, 1/3 Birmingham, 3/3 Newcastle,
4/3 Leeds, 5/3 Cambridge, 6/3 Brighton and 7/3 Bristol.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.