Bill Frisell, photograph by Paul Moore
It’s (‘The Great Flood’ is) basically structured in chapters, and the music changes within the chapters each time. ...(W)ithin the form of the film.
Film still courtesy of Icarus Films from "The Great Flood," by filmmaker, Bill Morrison with music by avant-jazz guitarist, Bill Frisell spotlighting The Mississippi River Flood of 1927.
Eventually I found out he (Bill Morrison) was making films, and he asked if he could use some of my music. ...He could tell this story better than me.
Seems like after playing for more than 50 years, I wanted to just go back and figure it out better. It’s kind of amazing ... The impetus is just to learn and learn and learn and strengthen my foundation.