Archive for September 7th, 2010

One Track Mind: Bill Frisell "Live To Tell" (1992)

by Mark Saleski Bill Frisell has often been referred to as the mad scientist of the guitar. His good friend Gary Larson goes the idea one better, that Frisell has a team of mad scientists living inside of his brain. The notion is a funny one, because the stereotype of the wild-haired & wild-mannered man in the lab is aboutRead More

Pat Metheny – Secret Story (1992)

The cover art for “Secret Story” on Geffen is telling: There’s no central image, but a dizzying patchwork of photographs. The lineup is much the same: Leave it to Pat Metheny to make a solo album with about 80 other players — including everybody from the Metheny Group and a good portion of the London Orchestra. I was more concernedRead More