Bill Frisell Offers Special Download To Benefit Houston’s Mayor, Sylvester Turner’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund


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Worldwide release date: September 18, 2017

American guitarist, Bill Frisell, one of the most sought after voices in contemporary music is offering a special download to benefit Houston’s mayor, Sylvester Turner’s Hurricane Harvey relief fund. 100% of the profits will go to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund which was created by Turner, as a direct response to individuals and corporations asking how they could help the city. On Monday, August 28th, three days after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Turner who is also a lawyer, announced in a press conference that he would personally represent any undocumented people who faced deportation as a result of seeking help because of the storm.

Frisell’s special download, compiled and assembled by producers Lee Townsend and Adam Blomberg, includes the songs listed below—all composed by Frisell and performed live with his long-standing musical colleagues – Brian Blade, Sidiki Camara, Vinicius Cantuária, Matt Chamberlain, Christos Govetas, Eyvind Kang, Viktor Krauss, Greg Leisz, David Piltch, Hank Roberts, Ron Miles, Jenny Scheinman, Tony Scherr, Kenny Wollesen & Sam Yael:

“Boubacar": Greg Leisz, David Piltch & Kenny Wollesen
“Listen": Sidiki Camara, Vinicius Cantuária, Christos Govetas, Greg Leisz & Jenny Scheinman
“Lazy Robinson": Matt Chamberlain, Viktor Krauss, Ron Miles & Jenny Scheinman
“Strange Meeting": Brian Blade & Sam Yahel
“Ron Carter": Greg Leisz, David Piltch & Kenny Wollesen
“Throughout": Brian Blade & Sam Yahel
“1968": Eyvind Kang, Hank Roberts, Jenny Scheinman, Tony Scherr & Kenny Wollesen

The download can be purchased in the following formats
MP3, AAC & FLAC for $12.99 & $16.99 respectively


Executive Producer: Phyllis Oyama
Produced by: Lee Townsend & Adam Blomberg
Engineered by: Claudia Engelhart
Frisell Archivist: Martin Lane
Bill’s Web Team: Dave Schwartz & Scott White at Fast Atmosphere
Social Media Extraordinaire: Kevin Lee

A Songline / Tone Field Production

Note: Everyone affiliated with this project is donating their royalty or time for this relief effort.

For more information contact Phyllis Oyama at Songline/Tone Field Productions/Songtone LLC – 510.528.1191 / phyllis.oyama@songtone.com

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