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Bill Frisell plays Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum / Kansas City Star review

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The frolicsome rendition of the theme from the television Western "Bonanza," performed by an ensemble led by Bill Frisell at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on Sunday, was indicative of the surprising twists and turns the brilliant guitarist has taken in his unpredictable career. The lively hillbilly-jazz selection was a highlight of the concert presented by the Harriman-Jewell Series and the museum.

Raised in Colorado, Frisell has been blurring the boundaries between styles including jazz, country and classical music for more than 30 years. Most of the selections at Sunday's concert are featured on "When You Wish Upon a Star," a new album of familiar compositions associated with film and television.  READ THE FULL Kansas City Star REVIEW