Frogtown, has more of an earthy rock vibe, exploring stories and themes in Wilson’s life (poignantly articulated through his newfound, earnest singing voice) while still demonstrating the unparalleled musical integrity for which he is renowned. His band, The Curators, features an excellent and eclectic ensemble: drummer Jim Keltner, bassist Mike Elizondo, violinist/vocalist Petra Haden and keyboardist Patrick Warren. Singers Gaby Moreno and Joe Henry will make guest appearances.
As the son of historic L.A. bandleader Gerald Wilson, Anthony Wilson grew rapidly in ability and stature on his way to becoming one of the best jazz guitarists of his generation. All the while, Wilson had another, less visible facet to his musical persona — a deep love for the music his mother listened to when he was a boy, everything from classical Indian music to folk-rock. His latest album,