On Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 8pm, CAP UCLA at the Theatre at Ace Hotel features Bill Frisell. Also performing will be his ensemble FIVE.  The ensemble incudes Tony Scherr, Kenny Wollesen, Rudy Royston as well as Thomas Morgan, Ambrose Akinmusire. The Owl Song ensemble featuring Bill Frisell & Herlin Riley will also perform.

CAP UCLA Bill Frisell

“Long hailed as one of the most distinctive and original improvising guitarists of our time…” by The New York Times, guitarist and composer Bill Frisell is known for his masterfully organic blending of classical jazz and American roots traditions and his diverse and expansive array of collaborators throughout his 40-year career. He will share the stage with FIVE – Kenny Wollesen, Tony Scherr, Rudy Royston, and Thomas Morgan – a collection of long time collaborators and friends.

CAP UCLA Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell & Ambrose Akinmusire


Ambrose Akinmusire is an astonishingly inventive trumpeter, vocalist, avant-garde composer as well as a bandleader. His ensemble Owl Song joins the performance. The ensemble features pioneer Bill Frisell and the grooving New Orleans drummer Herlin Riley. Steeped in the tradition of improvisation, expect beauty and many surprises.

Get ready for an exceptional evening with the meeting of master musicians.  These legends blend jazz, roots, blues, and other traditions with sublime energy and improvisation.

What: Bill Frisell FIVE
Where: The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
When: Saturday, October 14, 2023, 8:00pm
Website: https://cap.ucla.edu/calendar

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