Juke Joint Festival’s Beautiful Vibe is Felt All Over Clarksdale, Mississippi – American Blues Scene

Here’s a public service announcement to all who are bemoaning some of the so-called faux blues festivals that have been booked across the country. You want the real deal? Then, head on down to Clarksdale, Mississippi the weekend of April 15th2023 for their annual Juke Joint Festival. Musician RL Boyce with friends / Credit: Michael … Read more

Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer article @ All About Jazz

By IAN PATTERSON March 14, 2022 Sign in to view read count Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer Philip Watson 560 Pages ISBN: 978-0571361663 Faber & Faber 2022 The great guitar anti-hero Bill Frisell has dreamt of perfect music—an otherworldly blend of unimaginably beautiful sounds. It may be a just a dream, but that hasn’t stopped the … Read more

Philip Watson, author of “Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer” (published 17 Mar) – London Jazz News

Philip Watson’s biography “Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer: The Guitarist Who Changed the Sound of American Music” will be published by Faber on 17 March 2022. Philip Watson has been a prolific feature writer on a broad range of subjects for UK and Irish broadsheets’ supplements and magazines, and also for GQ and Esquire, where he … Read more