This Land

Bill Frisell - guitar
Don Byron - clarinet and bass clarinet
Billy Drewes - alto saxophone
Curtis Fowlkes - trombone
Kermit Driscoll - electric and acoustic basses
Joey Baron - drums

produced by Lee Townsend

recording and mixing engineer: Joe Ferla
mastering engineer: Greg Calbi

Elektra Nonesuch

Out of print, for the MP3 version go to nonesuch.com


Song List:

  1. Is It Sweet

  2. Strange Meeting

  3. Jimmy Carter (Part 1)

  4. Jimmy Carter (Part 2)

  5. This Land

  6. Dog Eat Dog

  7. Amarillo Barbados

  8. Monica Jane

  9. Resistor

  10. Julius Hemphill

  11. Unscientific Americans

  12. Cartoon

  13. Rag

  14. Tag

All compositions by Bill Frisell.


"Strange meetings of the mysterious and the earthy, the melancholy and the giddy, make perfect sense by Frisell's deliciously warped way of thinking. The warpage is catching on and not a moment too soon."
Rolling Stone