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Bill Frisell

The epitome of post-modern jazz, guitarist Bill Frisell has forged a style ranging from bebop, funk and blues to gospel, country and western, and American classics of every sort. Geoffrey Smith gives a taster’s menu of a rare contemporary talent.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Bill Frisell & Arild Andersen

    Godson Song

    • In Line.
    • ECM.
    • 9.
  • Bill Frisell Band

    Hackensack

    • Lookout for Hope.
    • ECM.
    • 3.
  • Paul Motian Quartet

    You And The Night And The Music

    • On Broadway Volume 2.
    • JMT.
    • 2.
  • Bill Frisell Band

    I Can't Be Satisfied

    • Have a Little Faith.
    • Elektra Nonesuch.
    • 10.
  • Bill Frisell Band

    The Washington Post March

    • Have A Little Faith.
    • Elektra Nonesuch.
    • 14.
  • Bill Frisell Band

    Billy The Kid Suite - The Open Prairie

    • HAVE A LITTLE FAITH.
    • Elektra Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • Bill Frisell Band

    Billy The Kid Suite - Street Scene In A Frontier Town

    • Have a Little Faith.
    • Elektra/Nonesuch.
    • 2.
  • Bill Frisell Band

    Billy The Kid Suite - Mexican Dance And Finale

    • Have a Little Faith.
    • Elektra/Nonesuch.
    • 3.
  • Kenny Wheeler

    Angel Song

    • Angel Song.
    • Angel Song.
    • 5.
  • Bill Frisell Quartet

    The Bacon Bunch

    • Quartet.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 7.
  • Bill Frisell Band

    Verona

    • GONE, JUST LIKE A TRAIN.
    • NONESUCH.
    • 2.
  • Bill Frisell Band

    Bryant's Boogie

    • Guitars in the Space Age.
    • Okeh Records.
    • 12.
  • Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan

    Epistrophy

    • Epistrophy.
    • ECM Records ‎.
    • 6.

Bill Frisell

TITLE               GODSON SONG 

Artists:             Bill Frisell

Composers:     Bill Frisell

Album Title:    In Line

Label:              ECM 1241  837019-2

Performers:     Bill Frisell (guitar); Arild Andersen (bass)

 

 

TITLE               HACKENSACK  

Artists:             Bill Frisell Band

Composers:     Thelonious Monk

Album Title:    Lookout for Hope

Label:              ECM: ECM-1350

Performers:     Bill Frisell (guitar); Hank Roberts (cello); Kermit Driscoll (bass); Joey Baron (drums)

 

 

TITLE               YOU AND THE NIGHT AND THE MUSIC  

Artists:             Paul Motian Quartet

Composers:     Arthur Schwartz / Howard Dietz

Album Title:    On Broadway Volume 2

Label:              JMT: 83444021

Performers:     Paul Motian  (drums); Bill Frisell (electric guitar); Joe Lovano (tenor saxophone); Charlie Haden (double bass)

 

 

TITLE               I CAN’T BE SATISFIED  

Artists:             Bill Frisell Band

Composers:     Muddy Waters

Album Title:    Have a Little Faith

Label:              Nonesuch 7559-79301-2

Performers:     Bill Frisell (guitar); Don Byron (clarinet); Guy Klucevsek (accordion); Kermit Driscoll (bass); Joey Baron (drums)

 

 

TITLE               WASHINGTON POST MARCH   

Artists:             Bill Frisell Band

Composers:     John Philip Sousa

Album Title:    Have a Little Faith

Label:              Nonesuch 7559-79301-2

Performers:     Bill Frisell (guitar); Don Byron (clarinet); Guy Klucevsek (accordion); Kermit Driscoll (bass); Joey Baron (drums)

 

 

TITLE               THE OPEN PRAIRIE   (FROM BILLY THE KID SUITE)

Artists:             Bill Frisell Band

Composers:     Aaron Copland

Album Title:    Have a Little Faith

Label:              Nonesuch 7559-79301-2

Performers:     Bill Frisell (guitar); Don Byron (clarinet); Guy Klucevsek (accordion); Kermit Driscoll (bass); Joey Baron (drums)

 

 

TITLE               STREET SCENE IN A FRONTIER TOWN    (FROM BILLY THE KID SUITE)

Artists:             Bill Frisell Band

Composers:     Aaron Copland

Album Title:    Have a Little Faith

Label:              Nonesuch 7559-79301-2

Performers:     Bill Frisell (guitar); Don Byron (clarinet); Guy Klucevsek (accordion); Kermit Driscoll (bass); Joey Baron (drums)

 

 

TITLE               MEXICAN DANCE AND FINALE   (FROM BILLY THE KID SUITE)

Artists:             Bill Frisell Band

Composers:     Aaron Copland

Album Title:    Have a Little Faith

Label:              Nonesuch 7559-79301-2

Performers:     Bill Frisell (guitar); Don Byron (clarinet); Guy Klucevsek (accordion); Kermit Driscoll (bass); Joey Baron (drums)

 

 

TITLE               ANGEL SONG 

Artists:             Kenny Wheeler

Composers:     Kenny Wheeler

Album Title:    Angel Song

Label:              ECM Records ‎– 533 098-2

Performers:     Kenny Wheeler (trumpet/flugelhorn); Lee Konitz (alto sax); Dave Holland (bass); Bill Frisell (guitar)

 

 

TITLE               THE BACON BUNCH 

Artists:             Bill Frisell Quartet

Composers:     Bill Frisell

Album Title:    Quartet

Label:              Nonesuch: 7559-79401-2

Performers:     Bill Frisell (guitar); Curtis Fowlkes (Trombone); Ron Miles (Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet); Eyvind Kang (violin)

 

TITLE               VERONA 

Artists:             Bill Frisell Band

Composers:     Bill Frisell

Album Title:    Gone, Just Like a Train

Label:              Nonesuch: 7559-79479 2

Performers:     Bill Frisell (acoustic and electric guitars); Jim Keltner (drums and percussion); Viktor Krauss (bass)

 

 

TITLE               BRYANT’S BOOGIE 

Artists:             Bill Frisell Band

Composers:     Jimmy Bryant

Album Title:    Guitar in the Space Age

Label:              OKEH : 88843074612

Performers:     Bill Frisell (acoustic and electric guitars);  Greg Leisz (pedal steel guitar); Tony Scherr (bass); Kenny Wolleson (drums)

 

 

TITLE               EPISTROPHY

Artists:             Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan

Composers:     Thelonious Monk

Album Title:    Epistrophy

Label:              ECM Records ‎: 577 0156

Performers:     Bill Frisell (guitar); Thomas Morgan (bass)

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