Bill Frisell live in concert.
ON TOUR

Bill Frisell

48
critic concert reviews
jazz

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

79
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Based on 
48
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Last 12 Months Rating  
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Critic Consensus

Based on 48 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Bill Frisell is rated as an impressive live performer, with worthwhile shows overall. Bill Frisell concert reviews describe live shows and performances as playful, emotional, poetic, dramatic, and intense.

ON TOUR

Various Venues, Berlin, Germany (May 6); de Bijloke, Gent, Belgium (July 5);

Latest Release

1951 (December 1, 2022)

Artist Info

Genre
jazz
Origin
Baltimore, United States (3/18/1951) (3/18/1951)
Bio
William Richard Frisell (born March 18, 1951) is an American guitarist, composer and arranger. One of the leading guitarists in jazz since the late 1980s, Frisell came to prominence as a stalwart for ECM Records.
Has Performed With
Ron Carter, Bill Frisell Trio

Critic Concert Reviews

Jazzwise (UK)

April 17, 2023
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Bill Frisell and an all-star band recreate Amarcord Nino Rota in NYC

Jazzwise (UK)

January 31, 2023
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A stunning and varied line-up performed over three nights to salute the music and life of the improvising guitar genius Derek Bailey

Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)

July 22, 2022
60
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Bill Frisell Live In Concert In Sweden

Parklife DC (USA)

April 28, 2021
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Sometimes it's simply the spontaneity of live music that makes it such a special experience, not only for the fans — some of whom might loosely feel the weight of what they're witnessing — but just as much for the musicians themselves.

Music In Minnesota (USA)

March 4, 2020
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Bill Frisell brings Harmony to the Dakota

Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

June 3, 2019
100
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Bill Frisell Trio Heavenly trio breathes as one

God Is In The TV Zine (UK)

November 5, 2017
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To spend time like this in the musical company of Bill Frisell is seriously good fun. For a man who has been directly involved in the intensely creative business of composing, arranging and making music for nigh on 35 years now – often in collaboration with a hugely diverse range of artists, stretching all th

Past critic reviews published in

Financial Times (UK), Scenestr (Australia), Stuff (New Zealand), The Age (Australia), No Depression (USA) and more

Image Credit

Michael Hoefner [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons