Preview: Bill Frisell Trio @ Keystone Korner [Baltimore], 4/24-4/25/21

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Bill Frisell Trio (Photo by Monica Jane Frisell)

Not too long before the pandemic struck, 2-star Michelin Chef Robert Wiedmaier and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Todd Barkan opened Keystone Korner in Baltimore, taking inspiration from the original venue of the same name in San Francisco.

Keystone Korner is getting back into the swing of things by hosting live music, and it has an extraordinary weekend planned with four shows by the Bill Frisell Trio over two days on Saturday, April 24, and Sunday, April 25.

Read our Parklife DC interview with Bill Frisell!

For his Keystone Korner shows, Bill is joined by Thomas Morgan and Rudy Royston. Of course, Bill’s career as a guitarist and composer has spanned more than 40 years and many celebrated recordings, whose catalog has been cited by Downbeat as “the best recorded output of the decade”.

His latest recording is Valentine, on Blue Note, a trio album with Thomas (bass) and Rudy (drums) that has been hailed as “a masterpiece” by Downbeat. “They consistently and strikingly play as one, voices intertwined, completing phrases as if sharing a single thought… Even overdubs are so perfect that everything feels utterly organic… the performances represent jazz playing at its most sublime.”

Stream “We Shall Overcome” by Bill Frisell on YouTube:

“Valentine showcases the limitless creativity, the artful spontaneity, and the intuition and trust with which Frisell, Morgan, and Royston perform their tunes. The album delivers a love letter to the tunes, to the listeners, and to the trio itself,” said No Depression of the trio’s work on the new album.

Streaming only passes are available if you cannot make it to the show!

Buy your tickets online now.

Bill Frisell Trio
Keystone Korner
Saturday, April 24
Shows @ 7:30pm / 9:30pm
Live $45/ Streaming $10
Sunday, April 25
Shows @ 5pm/ 7:30pm
Live $45 / Streaming $10
All ages

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