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Bill MacKay is a Chicago-based composer, improvisor, guitarist and writer. He has created an extensive body of original work, while energizing the folk, avant-garde, and experimental diaspora.
MacKay’s blissful harmonic control and outside-the-box guitar mastery are one with his compelling songwriting, and his creative voyage and imaginative influences are fully displayed across his discography.
His recent records of note include: Keys (Drag City, 2021) with Nathan Bowles, Scarf (Drag City, 2020), STIR (Drag City, 2019) with Katinka Kleijn, Fountain Fire (Drag City, 2019), and Esker (Drag City, 2017).