Bill Frisell - The Disfarmer Project (DVD)

Bill Frisell

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Amoeba Review

Jazz guitarist Bill Frisell has assembled a 21st-century string band to record an album inspired by Mike Disfarmer's work.


In the 1930s, Mike Disfarmer shot a long series of portraits of the townspeople in Heber Springs, Arkansas. This recently excavated gallery of photographs is reminiscent of America’s heartland, as well as the indelible times of the Great Depression. Bill Frisell took on this body of work as the main inspiration for a musical recording project, displaying his gift for revisiting and revitalizing American music. This DVD captures the essence of The Disfarmer Project performed live, as the sounds of Frisell’s ensemble mingle with Disfarmer’s pictures to achieve the fullest realization of the music

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Product Details

  • Format: Color, DVD, Live, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Label: La Huit Productions
  • Run Time: 129 minutes
  • Catalogue #: 33

Special Features

  • Extended interview with Bill Frisell


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