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Bill Frisell Trio was maybe all-time best RIJF show / Rochester City Newspaper

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It's a stunning moment when an artist allows us inside his or her head, to that lifetime-retrospective rattling around in the brain. But that's what happened during the second show from the Bill Frisell Trio on Saturday night at the Temple Building Theater. This is the 18th Rochester International Music Festival. I've covered them all, and I would never pick an all-time best show. But this one would certainly be in the conversation. Frisell opened with an uninterrupted, 55-minute medley of guitar, bass and drums. Fifty-five minutes - that's supposed to be all there is, right? But after a moment's pause, the Bill Frisell Trio went right back to work. Another 25-minute, uninterrupted medley. 

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