Bill Frisell Discography 1989
Various Artists
Late In The Twentieth Century II
New Recordings from Elektra/Nonesuch Musician Explorer
Released: 1989 Elektra/Nonesuch Musician Explorer 9 79221-2 (CD)

Frisell plays on one track:

14/ "Before We Were Born" (4:15)

Track appeared previously on Bill Frisell's Before We Were Born
John Zorn
Cynical Hysterie Hour
Produced by:
Recorded at
Trip Coaster: Shelly Palmer Studio, NYC, October 1988
Bubblin' Singin': Shelly Palmer Studio, NYC, January 1989
Released:
1989 CBS/Sony [Japan], 24DH 5291 (CD)

"Trip Coaster"
1/ Hysteric Logo (0:22)
2/ Walk To Park (1:06)
3/ Fanfare-Coaster 1(1:06)
4/ Coaster 2 (0:48)
5/ Fighting Pirates-Yakisoba (1:41)
6/ Coaster Trip (1:36)

Cyro Baptista (brazilian percussion), Kermit Driscoll (acoustic& electric bass), Carol Emanuel (harp), Bill Frisell (electric guitar, banjo), Wayne Horvitz (keyboards), Christian Marclay (turntables), Bobby Previte (drums, percussion)

"Bubblin' Singin'"
19/ (My Favorite Things)-(Curry Rice) (2:18)
20/ (Omelet Punk 1) (0:21)
21/ Classical (0:26)
22/ Sound Effects (0:44)
23/ Onion Samba (0:53)
24/ (Omelet Punk 2) (0:28)
25/ (Me And My Hamburger)-Final Samba (1:04)
26/ Surfing Samba (1:10)

Cyro Baptista (brazilian percussion), Carol Emanuel (harp), Bill Frisell (electric & acoustic guitar, banjo), David Hofstra (electric & acoustic bass, tuba), Kiriko Kubo (vocal), Arto Lindsay (vocal), Bobby Previte (drums, percussion), Robert Quine (electric guitar), Peter Scherer (keyboards).
John Zorn
Cynical Hysterie Hour - Trip Coaster
Produced by:
Recorded
Released: 1989 CBS/Sony, 10EH 3327 (3" CD)
(material is excerpted, same as above)
Paul Motian
On Broadway Volume One
Produced by: Stefan F. Winter
Recorded November 1988 at RPM Studios, NYC
Released:
1989 JMT 834 430-1 (LP)
1989 JMT 834 430-2 (CD)
1989 JMT 834 430-4 (CT)
1992 Verve 34430 [USA] (CD)

Paul Motian (drums), Joe Lovano (tenor saxophone), Bill Frisell (electric guitar), Charlie Haden (bass).
John Zorn
More News For Lulu
Produced by: PIA and Werner X. Uehlinger
Recorded: 18 January 1989 at Stadttheater Basel, Switzerland
19 January 1989 at the Maison de la Radio, Paris
Released: 1990 Hat Hut Records [Switzerland], hat Art 6055 CD

Paris [ADD]:

1/ Blue Minor I (Clark) (6:04)
2/ Hank's Other Tune (Mobley) (6:21)
3/ News For Lulu (Clark) (5:26)
3/Gare Guillemins  (3:47)
5/ Minor Swing (Patton) (5:40)
6/ Kd's Motion / Windmill (Dorham) (5:02)
7)Funk In Deep Freeze (Mobley) (4:36)

Basel [DDD]:

John Zorn (alto saxophone), George Lewis (trombone), Bill Frisell (guitar)
Joe Lovano Wind Ensemble
Worlds
Recorded 5 May 1989, Live at the 8th Amiens International Jazz Festival at Le Grand Theatre de La Maison De La Culture D'Amiens
Released:
1989 Label Bleu (HM 83) LBLC 6524 (CD)
1995 Evidence Music ECD 22132-2 (CD)

1/ Worlds (8:46)
2/ Round Dance (9:49)
3/ Tafabalewa Square (12:20)
4/ Two Hearts (7:10)
5/ Spirit of the Night (9:29)
6/ Lutetia (2:51)
7/ Bosstown (6:21)

Joe Lovano (tenor and soprano saxophones, clarinet), Bill Frisell (guitar), Tim Hagans (trumpet), Paul Motian (drums), Judi Silverman (soprano voice), Henri Texier (bass), Gary Valente (trombone).

Note: The Label Bleu disc's booklet contains many pictures. The Evidence re-issue has a different cover, and lengthy liner notes rather than all of the pictures.
Gavin Friday and the Man Seezer
Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves
Island # CID 9925 (91247-1)
Produced by Hal Wilner
Recorded
Released in 1989

Gavin Friday (vocals), Man Seezer (piano, keyboards, accordion, organ), Bill Frisell (guitars), Marc Ribot (guitars, banjo), Fernando Saunders (bass, guitar), Michael Blair (drums, percussion), Hank Roberts (celli and electronics), Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman (backing vocals - 1 cut).

1/ Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves. (Words By Oscar Wilde) (3:50)
2/ Tell Tale Heart (5:54)
3/ Apologia (4:06)
4/ Dazzle And Delight (4:02)
5/ Next. (Jacques Brel) (3:08)
6/ You Take Away The Sun. (4:08)
7/ Death Is Not The End. (Bob Dylan) (6:05)
8/ He Got What He Wanted... Lost What He Had (5:52)
9/ Man Of Misfortune (4:38)
10/ Rags To Riches (4:53)
11/ The Next Thing To Murder (3:40)
12/ Love Is Just A Word (1:58)
13/ Another Blow On The Bruise (5:43)
Seigen Ono
Comme Des Garcons, Volume One
Produced by:
Recorded August 1987 at D & D and Media Sound, NYC
Released:
1989 Venture/Virgin [UK] VE 51 (LP)
1989 Venture/Virgin CDVE 51 (CD)
1989 Tokuma [Japan] 407 (CD)
1990 Caroline 1656 (CD)

Frisell plays on:
1/ Something To Hold On To. (Ono, Lindsay) (5:15)

Seigen Ono (charango), Bill Frisell (guitar), Michael Blair (box marimba), Sussan Deihim (keyboard), Curtis Fowlkes (viola), Tatsuo Kondoh (guitar), Arto Lindsay (voice, SP 12), Roy Nathanson (SP 12, keyboard), Mac Quayle (programming), Hank Roberts (cello), Ned Rothenberg (bass clarinet, key-bass), John Zorn (alto saxophone).

Bill Frisell (guitar), Curtis Fowlkes (viola), Jill Jaffe (violin), Tatsuo Kondoh (guitar), Roy Nathanson (saxophone, SP 12, keyboard), Mac Quayle (programming), Peter Scherer (keyboard, SP 12).

... and 4/ Round The Globe. (Ono, Scherer) (6:15)
Seigen Ono
Comme Des Garcons, Volume Two
Produced by:
Recorded
Released: 1989 Venture/Virgin CDVE 52 (CD)
Caetano Veloso
Estrangiero
Produced by Peter Scherer
Recorded
Released: 1989 Elektra/Musician 9 60898-2 (CD)

Frisell only plays on one song:

1/ O Estrangeiros. (Veloso) (6:15)

Caetano Veloso (voice), Peter Scherer (keyboards), Arto Lindsay (guitar, vocals), Bill Frisell (guitar), Tony Lewis (drums), Nana Vasconcelos (percussion and voice).
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Paul Motian Trio
One Time Out
Produced by: Giovanni Bonandrini
Recorded 21-22 September 1987 at Barigozzi Studio, Milano
Released:
1989 Soul Note 121 224-1 (LP)
1989 Soul Note 121 224-2 (CD)
1989 Soul Note 121 224-4 (CT)

Paul Motian (drums), Joe Lovano (tenor saxophone), Bill Frisell (electric guitar).
Various Artists
NEXTWAVENEWMUSICAMERICA10THANNIVERSARY
NMA # 001 (CD) (1989)
Produced by Bobby Previte
Recorded at A & R Recording Studio NYC

Bill Frisell (guitar,banjo) appears on the previously released track from Bobby Prevites 1988 release
Claudes Late Morning:
1/ Look Both Ways (Previte) (5:03)

Also (guitar) on the previously released track from Caetano Velso's 1989 release
O Estrangeiro
2/ O Estrangeiro (Velso) (6:18)
Allen Ginsberg
Lion For Real
Great Jones # ZGJ 6004 SR
Produced by Hal Wilner
Recorded at  A&R & Bearsville Studios, N.Y.C.
Released 1989

Bill Frisell appears on 11 Tracks:

Side One
2/ Complaint of the Skeleton to Time (3:01)
3/ Xmas Gift (1:49)
7/ The Shrouded Stranger (3:21)
8/ Gregory Corso's Story (2:15)

Side Two
9
/ Cleveland, The Flats (2:59)
10/ The End (2:04)
12/ Sunset (1:40)
13/ Hum Bom! (3:58)
14/ Kral Majales (5:08)
15/ Guru (3:30)
17/ C'mon Jack (2:42)

BIll Frisell wrote the music for:

/8 Gregory Corso's Story (2:15)
/4 Sunset (1:40)
A Lovano/Frisell Photo
Gavin Friday Website
Track Information W/ Samples
Joe Lovano Webpage
Estrangiero Samples
Down Beat May 1989
Tony Scott
Lush Life Volume 1
Core # COCD 9.00666 0
Produced By Tony Scott
Recorded in Germany 1981-1984
Released 1989

1/Blues For a Lush Life (8:15)
Tony Scott (piano,vocal), Ed Schuller (bass), Tony Arco (drums)

2/Lush Life (10:23)
Tony Scott (piano)

3/Blues For a Lush (4:58)
Tony Scott (clarinet), Ed Schuller (bass)

4/Lush Life (11:33)
Tony Scott (recitation, electric piano, vocal)

5/Lush Life (6:55)
Tony Scott (baritone sxaphone)

6/Nightmare (6:19)
Tony Scott (clarinet, baritone saxaphone,vocal), Bill Frisell (guitar), Ed Schuller (bass), Tony Arco (drums)
Tony Scott
Lush Life Volume 2
Core # COCD 9.00667
Produced By Tony Scott
Recorded in Germany 1981-1984
Released in 1989

1/Lush Life (8:29)
Tony Scott (electric piano, tenor saxaphone)

2/Blues For a Lush (5:42)
Tony Scott (piano), Ed Schuller (bass), Tony Arco (drums)

3/Lush Life (6:59)
Tony Scott (vocal), Bill Frisell (guitar)

4/Lush Life (3:21)
Monica Sciacca (vocal)

5/Lush Life (10:14)
Tony Scott (clarinet)

6/Blues For a Lush Life/Lush Life (8:08)
Tony Scott (piano,vocal), Ed Schuller (bass), Tony Arco (drums)

7/Lush Life (3:06)
Billy Strayhorn (piano,vocal)
Tony's thoughts on these recordings
Details on Volumes 1 & 2
Gavin Friday and the Man Seezer
Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves
Produced by: Hal Wilner
Recorded
Released: 1989 Island CID 455 875 221-2 (CD Single)

Bill Frisell appears on all three previously released tracks from
Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves

1/ Man of Misfortune (4:40)
2/ Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves (3:44)
3/ You Take Away The Sun (4:07) 
Gavin Friday and the Man Seezer
Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves
Island # 113027 [Germany] [45 RPM 7" Vinyl Single]
Produced by Hal Wilner
Recorded in
Released in 1989

Bill Frisell (guitars) appears on both tracks. Tracks times are different than same titles on
Each Man Kills The Things He Loves

A Side

1/ You Take Away The Sun. (3:44)

B Side


1/ The Next Thing To Murder (3:35)


Gavin Friday (vocals), Man Seezer (piano, keyboards, accordion, organ), Bill Frisell (guitars), Marc Ribot (guitars, banjo), Fernando Saunders (bass, guitar), Michael Blair (drums, percussion), Hank Roberts (celli and electronics)