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Photo by Monica Frisell


Bill Frisell: When You Wish upon a Star

Thursday, February 25, 8:00 p.m.

About the Program

In this special program, the ever-versatile guitarist Bill Frisell enchants the audience with the sentimentality of film and television music. Experience an unforgettable performance that evokes some of the most beloved moments in screen classics.

Joined by violist Eyvind Kang, bassist Thomas Morgan, drummer Kenny Wollesen, and singer Petra Haden, Frisell reimagines time-honored gems—like “When You Wish upon a Star,” “Somewhere over the Rainbow,” and the themes from Once upon a Time in the West, To Kill a Mockingbird, and You Only Live Twice—as well as music from television hits, including The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Honeymooners.

Don’t miss this chance to hear live renditions of tracks from Frisell’s latest album, When You Wish upon a Star!

More to Explore

Hear Bill Frisell discuss the inspiration for When You Wish upon a Star. Note: While drummer Rudy Royston is featured in this video, Kenny Wollesen will be performing at the Skirball. For optimal viewing, watch the video in full-screen mode.


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A limited number of Bill Frisell: When You Wish upon a Star tickets are available for purchase at Amoeba Music Hollywood through Wednesday, February 24.