Bill Frisell and Brad Turner at Capilano University Theatre North Vancouver

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BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano University

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

We’re thrilled to welcome one of our favourite jazz guitarists, Bill Frisell for a special artist-in-residence program this fall. Frisell will work directly with Capilano University’s own jazz faculty member, Brad Turner in this debut collaboration of two modern masters culminating in a grand finale on our stage. There seems to be no end to guitar virtuoso Frisell’s innovative, imaginative and boundary-pushing yet still accessible approach to jazz, making him one of the most respected and influential jazz guitarists of his time. Combine this with Turner’s phenomenal talents as a trumpeter, pianist, drummer and composer and one of Canada’s most in-demand musicians and you have one sure-to-be adventurous and entertaining night of jazz.

“Frisell is a revered figure among musicians – like Miles Davis and few others, his signature is built from pure sound and inflection; an anti-technique that is instantly identifiable.” ~The Philadelphia Inquirer

“He’s (Brad Turner) kind of Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and Keith Jarrett all rolled into one.” ~Globe and Mail

Please visit our website at www.capilanou.ca to purchase your tickets.

Call us at 604-986-1911 for more information about this event.

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