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Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell
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United States
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William Richard "Bill" Frisell is an American guitarist, composer and arranger. One of the leading guitarists in jazz since the late 80s, Frisell's eclectic music touches on progressive folk, classical music, country music, noise music and more.
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http://www.billfrisell.com
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Releases on file (26)
Michael Gibbs & The NDR Bigband — Play a Bill Frisell Setlist Michael Gibbs & The NDR Bigband — Play a Bill Frisell Setlist
(Cuneiform RUNE 400, 2015, CD)
Paul Simon — Surprise Paul Simon — Surprise
(Warner Bros 49982-2, 2006, CD)
Jenny Scheinman — Twelve Songs Jenny Scheinman — Twelve Songs
(Cryptogramophone CG 125, 2005, CD)
Bill Frisell — Unspeakable Bill Frisell — Unspeakable
(Nonesuch 7928-2, 2004, CD)
Paul Rucker — History of an Apology Paul Rucker — History of an Apology
(Jackson Street JSR005, 2003, CD)
Bill Frisell — Bill Frisell with Dave Holland & Elvin Jones Bill Frisell — Bill Frisell with Dave Holland & Elvin Jones
(Nonesuch 79624-2, 2001, CD)
Bill Frisell — Blues Dream Bill Frisell — Blues Dream
(Nonesuch 7559-79615-2, 2001, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Life on a String Laurie Anderson — Life on a String
(Nonesuch 795392-2, 2001, CD)
Bill Frisell — Ghost Town Bill Frisell — Ghost Town
(Nonesuch 79583-2, 2000, CD)
David Sylvian — Dead Bees on a Cake David Sylvian — Dead Bees on a Cake
(Virgin 7243 8 47071 2 5, 1999, CD)
Bill Frisell — Gone, Just Like a Train Bill Frisell — Gone, Just Like a Train
(Nonesuch 79479-2, 1998, CD)
Arto Lindsay — O Corpo Sutil - The Subtle Body Arto Lindsay — O Corpo Sutil - The Subtle Body
(Bar/None 078-2, 1996, CD)
Ginger Baker Trio — Falling off the Roof Ginger Baker Trio — Falling off the Roof
(Atlantic 2900-2, 1996, CD)
Ginger Baker Trio — Going Back Home Ginger Baker Trio — Going Back Home
(Atlantic 82652-2, 1994, CD)
Naked City — Absinthe Naked City — Absinthe
(Avant AVAN 004, 1993, CD)
Naked City — Radio Naked City — Radio
(Avant AVAN 003, 1993, CD)
Naked City — Grand Guignol Naked City — Grand Guignol
(Avant AVAN 002, 1992, CD)
Naked City — Heretic: Jeux des Dames Cruelles Naked City — Heretic: Jeux des Dames Cruelles
(AVANT 001, 1992, CD)
Naked City — Leng Tch'e Naked City — Leng Tch'e
(Toy's Factory TFCK-88604, 1992, CD)
Bill Frisell — Is That You? Bill Frisell — Is That You?
(Elektra 9 60956-2, 1990, CD)
Naked City — Torture Garden Naked City — Torture Garden
(Tzadik no#, 1990/1996, CD)
Bill Frisell — Before We Were Born Bill Frisell — Before We Were Born
(Elektra 9 60843-2, 1989, CD)
Naked City — Live Volume 1: Knitting Factory 1989 Naked City — Live Volume 1: Knitting Factory 1989
(Tzadik TZ 7336, 1989/2002, CD)
Michael Gibbs — Big Music Michael Gibbs — Big Music
(ACT 9231-2, 1988/1996, CD)
Crazy Backwards Alphabet — Crazy Backwards Alphabet Crazy Backwards Alphabet — Crazy Backwards Alphabet
(SST CD 110, 1987/1992, CD)
Wayne Horvitz — The President Wayne Horvitz — The President
(Dossier ST 7528, 1987, CD)

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