Bill Frisell's Trio
with Tony Scherr & Kenny Wollesen

"A lithe, empathetic trio whose work is impassioned, enlightened, engrossing and always intriguing." -- The Daily Yomiuri, Japan.
Guitarist Bill Frisell explores his latest compositions as well as time-honored jazz and folk standards with this new trio. The diverse backgrounds of all three of these talented musicians provide a wide-open climate where musically, anything is possible.

Bassist Tony Scherr was born in New Haven, Connecticut and is a self taught player. He has lived in New York for a decade now currently playing electric and acoustic bass and occasionally slide or electric guitar in the following bands: John Lurie and The Lounge Lizards, Joey Baron, Sex Mob, Slowpoke, Jesse Harris, Micheal Blake, Dennis Mackrel's Manhattan Symphony and the Ferdinandos, Maria Schneider Orchestra, and the Canadian rock band Chris Brown and Kate Fenner. Recent experience includes working with Dakota Staton, Woody Herman, Al Grey, Jon Faddis, The Village Vanguard Orchestra, Sophie B. Hawkins, Junior Cook, Brad Shepick & The Commuters, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Stanley Turrentine, Steve Kuhn and Tricky. Tony also composes and has played on film scores with John Lurie, Evan Lurie, Howard Shore and with members of Sonic Youth.

Drummer Kenny Wollesen grew up in Santa Cruz, California and has since lived and worked in New York for the past 6 years. He has played with John Zorn, Marc Ribot, John Medeski, Tom Waits, Sean Lennon, Mitchell Froom, Big John Patton, John Lurie, Madeleine Peyroux, Jessica Williams and Myra Melford. In addition to his touring work with Frisell he currently works with trumpeter Steven Bernstein's group Sex Mob, with Slow Poke and guitarist Leni Stern.