Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian

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Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian
Studio album by Bill Frisell
Released 2006
Recorded February 14–15, 2005
Genre Folk jazz
Length 63:21
Label Elektra Nonesuch
Producer Lee Townsend
Bill Frisell chronology
Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian
History, Mystery

Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian is the 19th album by Bill Frisell to be released on the Elektra Nonesuch label. It was released in 2006 and features performances by Frisell, Ron Carter and Paul Motian recorded on February 14–15, 2005.[1][2]

An E.P. with additional tracks (Lazy/Mandeville/Little Waltz/Mood) was released on iTunes. It has since become available on Bill Frisell's official website as a download.[3]


The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 3½ stars stating "This is a solid and unexpected surprise from a brilliantly conceived collaboration.".[4]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Eighty-One" (Carter, Davis) - 6:20
  2. "You Are My Sunshine" (J. Davis) - 5:56
  3. "Worse and Worse" -5:16
  4. "Raise Four" (Monk) - 5:15
  5. "Pretty Polly" (Traditional) - 6:56
  6. "On the Street Where You Live" (Loewe) - 9:25
  7. "Monroe" - 6:05
  8. "Introduction" (Motian) - 4:36
  9. "Misterioso" (Monk) - 6:36
  10. "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" (Williams) - 7:56
All compositions by Bill Frisell except as indicated
    • Recorded February 14–15, 2005, at Avatar Studios, New York, NY