Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell

American jazz guitarist
A stunning, eclectic guitarist who blends the best elements of rock energy with jazz harmonic sophistication and melodic interpretation.
BornMarch 18, 1951
HometownBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America
ChildrenMonica Jane Frisell
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Albums

Angel Song
Angel Song
1996
This Land
This Land
1992
Have a Little Faith
Have a Little Faith
1992
Is That You?
Is That You?
1989
Lookout for Hope
Lookout for Hope
1987
Smash & Scatteration
Smash & Scatteration
1984
In Line
In Line
1982
All Hat [Original Soundtrack]
All Hat [Original Soundtrack]
2008
Bill Frisell with Elvin Jones and Dave Holland
Bill Frisell with Elvin Jones and Dave Holland
2007
Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motianl: A Frisell EP
Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motianl: A Frisell EP
2006
Reunion
Reunion
2000
Gone, Just Like a Train
Gone, Just Like a Train
1998
Bill Frisell Quartet
Bill Frisell Quartet
1996
Go West: Music for the Films of Buster Keaton
Go West: Music for the Films of Buster Keaton
1995
High Sign/One Week
High Sign/One Week
1995
Where in the World?
Where in the World?
1991
More News for Lulu
More News for Lulu
1989
Before We Were Born
Before We Were Born
1988
Works
Works
1988
Blood Count [Live]
Blood Count [Live]
2022
Valentine
Valentine
2020
Valentine
Valentine
2020
Keep Your Eyes Open
Keep Your Eyes Open
2020
Americana
Americana
2020
Harmony
Harmony
2019
God's Wing'd Horse
God's Wing'd Horse
2019
Everywhere
Everywhere
2019
Epistrophy
Epistrophy
2019

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