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Bill FrisellUnspeakable

Label:Nonesuch – 79828-2
Format:
CD, Album
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Jazz
Style:Fusion, Downtempo, Contemporary Jazz

Tracklist

11968
BassTony Scherr
CelloHank Roberts
DrumsKenny Wollesen
Guitar, Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
PercussionDon Alias
TurntablesHal Willner
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
Written-ByBill Frisell
4:35
2White Fang
Baritone SaxophoneBriggan Krauss
BassTony Scherr
DrumsKenny Wollesen
Edited By [Additional Editing]Adam Dorn
GuitarBill Frisell
TromboneCurtis Fowlkes
Trumpet, Arranged By [Horn Arrangement]Steven Bernstein
TurntablesHal Willner
Written-ByBill Frisell, Hal Willner
Written-By [Contains Samples From "The Omen (Religious Chant)" By]Grossart*, Williams*
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Twisted Soul" By]C. Brill, G. Koek
5:39
3Sundust
BassTony Scherr
DrumsKenny Wollesen
GuitarBill Frisell
TurntablesHal Willner
Written-ByHal Willner
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Calm" By]H. Ebring
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Tribal Calling" By]Guy Warren Of Ghana*
2:36
4Del Close
BassTony Scherr
CelloHank Roberts
DrumsKenny Wollesen
Guitar, Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
SynthAdam Dorn
Turntables, Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
Written-By ["Dramatic Tempi" Written By]K. Weiss*
Written-By [Contains A Sample From "Talking Machine" By]Kai Rautenberg
5:03
5Gregory C.
GuitarBill Frisell
Turntables, Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
Written-ByBill Frisell, Hal Willner
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Lullabass" And "Bass Drone 1/2" By]E. Van*
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Whispers" By]Cath Baxter
5:38
6Stringbean
Baritone SaxophoneBriggan Krauss
BassTony Scherr
CelloHank Roberts
DrumsKenny Wollesen
Guitar, Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
PercussionDon Alias
TromboneCurtis Fowlkes
Trumpet, Arranged By [Horn Arrangement]Steven Bernstein
Turntables, Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
Written-By [Based On A Melody From "Play It Cool" By]Alan Parker
Written-By [Based On A Melody From "Sprightly Spirit" And "Funky Dromedary" By]Anthony King
5:57
7Hymn For Ginsberg
CelloHank Roberts
Guitar, Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
Written-ByBill Frisell
2:24
8Alias
BassTony Scherr
CelloHank Roberts
DrumsKenny Wollesen
Guitar, Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
PercussionDon Alias
Turntables, Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Journey Into Sound No. 4" And "Lunar Probe" By]Keith Papworth
7:56
9Who Was That Girl?
Baritone SaxophoneBriggan Krauss
BassTony Scherr
CelloHank Roberts
DrumsKenny Wollesen
Guitar, Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
PercussionDon Alias
TromboneCurtis Fowlkes
Trumpet, Arranged By [Horn Arrangement]Steven Bernstein
Turntables, Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
Written-By [Based On A Melody From "Spry Guy" By]R. Walter*
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Lifeblood Submix" And "Ralph's Gavotte" By]Jean Boucherty*
4:50
10D. Sharpe
Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
CelloHank Roberts
TurntablesHal Willner
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
Written-ByBill Frisell
4:10
11Fields Of Alfalfa
Baritone SaxophoneBriggan Krauss
BassTony Scherr
CelloHank Roberts
DrumsKenny Wollesen
Guitar, Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
PercussionDon Alias
TromboneCurtis Fowlkes
Trumpet, Arranged By [Horn Arrangement]Steven Bernstein
Turntables, Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
Written-ByHal Willner, Otto Sieben
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Pagan Flute B" By]Otto Sieben
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Shock Treatment Background No. 1" By]Trevor Duncan
3:38
12Tony
Baritone SaxophoneBriggan Krauss
CelloHank Roberts
DrumsKenny Wollesen
GuitarTony Scherr
Guitar, Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
PercussionDon Alias
TromboneCurtis Fowlkes
Trumpet, Arranged By [Horn Arrangement]Steven Bernstein
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
3:37
13Old Sugar Bear
BassTony Scherr
DrumsKenny Wollesen
Guitar [Guitars]Bill Frisell
Turntables, Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Dirty John Crown" By]G. Grant*
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Disintegration 2/3" By]S. Burdson*
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Identification" And "Newcomer 3" By]E. Cap*
Written-By [Contains Samples From "L'Erebe, B." By]Eric Towren
7:10
14Goodbye Goodbye Goodbye
BassTony Scherr
CelloHank Roberts
DrumsKenny Wollesen
Guitar, Arranged By [String Arrangement]Bill Frisell
Turntables, Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
ViolaEyvind Kang
ViolinJenny Scheinman
Written-By [Based On "Sonate En Plein Ciel" By]Teddy Lasry
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Meisl Jodler" By]D. Keller (4)
Written-By [Contains Samples From "Sound Of Crickets" By]Mac Gillar
8:58
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Notes

Recorded and mixed at The Village, North Hollywood, CA
Horns recorded by Noah Simon at Jarvis Recording, New York City
Additional recording at Adam's Place, NY; and Eric's Place, LA
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York City

Tracks 1, 7, 10: Published by Friz-Tone Music (BMI)
Track 2: Published by Friz-Tone Music (BMI) and Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP) / Contains samples from "Twisted Soul" by G. Koek and C. Brill (Copyright information unknown at time of printing) and "The Omen (Religious Chant)" by Williams/Grossart (Chappell Music).
Track 3: Published by Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP) / Contains samples from "Tribal Calling" by Guy Warren of Ghana (KPM Music) and "Calm" by H. Ebring (Sonoton Recorded Music).
Track 4: Published by Friz-Tone Music (BMI)/Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP)/Gold Nordic Folksongs (BMI) / "Dramatic Tempi" written by K. Weiss (Conroy Music Library/Berry Music Ltd.); contains a sample from "Talking Machine" from "Kai Rautenberg Electronic Sounds" by Kai Rautenberg (Conroy Music Library/Berry Music Ltd.).
Track 5: Published by Friz-Tone Music (BMI)/Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP) / Contains samples from "Lullabass" and "Bass Drone 1/2" by E. Van (Coloursound Music) and "Whispers" by Cath Baxter (Chappell Music).
Track 6: Published by Friz-Tone Music (BMI)/Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP)/Gold Nordic Folksongs (BMI) / Based on a melody from "Play It Cool" by Alan Parker (Themes International Music Ltd.) and "Sprightly Spirit" and "Funky Dromedary" by Anthony King (Southern Music).
Track 8: Published by Friz-Tone Music (BMI)/Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP)/Gold Nordic Folksongs (BMI) / Contains samples from "Journey Into Sound No. 4" and "Lunar Probe" by Keith Papworth (DeWolfe Music/PRS).
Track 9: Published by Friz-Tone Music (BMI)/Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP)/Gold Nordic Folksongs (BMI)/Spanish Fly Music (ASCAP)/Berry Music Ltd. / Based on a melody from "Spry Guy" by R. Walter (Conroy Music Library/Berry Music Ltd.); contains samples from "Lifeblood Submix" and "Ralph's Gavotte" by Jean Boucherty (Bruton Music).
Track 11: Published by Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP)/Berry Music Ltd. / Contains samples from "Pagan Flute B" by Otto Sieben (Conroy Music Library/Berry Music Ltd.) and "Shock Treatment Background No. 1" by Trevor Duncan (Josef Weinberger Music).
Track 12: Published by Friz-Tone Music (BMI)/Tony Scherr Music (BMI)/Woll-o-sound Music (BMI)
Track 13: Published by Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP)/Gold Nordic Folksongs (BMI)/DeWolfe Music / Contains samples from "Dirty John Crown" by G. Grant
Track 14: Published by Friz-Tone Music (BMI)/Golden Hyena Music (ASCAP)/Sonimage/Paris (ASCAP/SACEM) / Based on "Sonate En Plein Ciel" by Teddy Lasry (Sonimage/Paris); contains samples from "Sound Of Crickets" by Mac Gillar (Music Scene/TRF Music) and "Meisl Jodler" by D. Keller (Conroy Music Library/Berry Music Ltd.).

℗ & © 2004 Nonesuch Records Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.
Made in the U.S.A.

Jewel case with clear tray, contained within an O-Card.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0-7559-79828-2 4
  • Matrix / Runout: Z24644 2 79828-2 01 M1S1
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpi L909
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2U4W
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: PRS
  • Rights Society: SACEM

Other Versions (4)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Unspeakable (CD, Album, Unofficial Release)Par Media MusicZZ-04GP0001418Russia2004
Unspeakable (CD, Album)Nonesuch7559-79828-2Europe2004
New Submission
Unspeakable (CD, Album, Stereo, Slipcase)Nonesuch7559-79828-2Argentina2004
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Unspeakable (CD, Advance, Album, Promo)NonesuchPRCD 301461US2004

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  • emanvander's avatar
    emanvander
    Edited 5 months ago
    FANTASTIC album, maybe a combo of MMW and CTI-era Freddie Hubbard, very cinematic and moody. They need to put this on vinyl! You wouldn't know it but there's three members of Sex Mob on this too

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