“Mr. Frisell is now himself a towering figure of jazz guitar, a status achieved without compromise, largely by evading jazz conventions and by confounding expectations of what an electric guitar should sound like,” states the WALL STREET JOURNAL. “You probably already realize that Frisell is one of the most lyrical guitarists that’s ever picked up the instrument,” says GLIDE MAGAZINE.
GRAMMY® Award-Winner and 6x-GRAMMY® Award Nominated Jazz Guitarist & Composer BILL FRISELL is a 12x-Downbeat Critic's Poll "Guitarist of the Year" and a 6x-Jazz Journalist Association "Guitarist of the Year". Frisell's career has spanned more than 40 years and many celebrated recordings, with his catalog being described by Downbeat Magazine as "the best recorded output of the decade." Bill Frisell's latest recording is "Valentine"(2020) on Blue Note Records, an album that has been hailed as "a masterpiece" by Downbeat Magazine. Frisell's 2019 album, "Harmony", earned rave reviews with the NEW YORK TIMES stating, "Harmony finds Frisell playing smoldering original compositions..." THE NEW YORKER says, "Bill Frisell plays the guitar like Miles Davis played the trumpet: in the hands of such radical thinkers, their instruments simply become different animals." The NEW YORK TIMES says Frisell is "Long hailed as one of the most distinctive and original improvising guitarists of our time..."