Bill Evans: New Jazz Conceptions (1956) Riverside

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Selection: Five (Theme) Artists Bill Evans (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Paul Motian (drums) recorded Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18 and 27, 1956 Music Although a critical success that gained positive reviews, New Jazz Conceptions was not  initially a success, … Continue reading

Andrew Hill: One for One (1965-70) Blue Note/UA

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Selection: One for One (Numark tt rip) (Next week the laptop returns from the menders, and hopefully it is back to experiments with a direct feed from the big system, a more sound basis for some  new shoot-outs) Artists Artists 1965 sessions: … Continue reading

Bill Evans: How My Heart Sings! (1962) Riverside

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Track Selection 1: Summertime … Track Selection 2: Show-Type Tune Artists Bill Evans (p) Chuck Israels (b) Paul Motian (d) recorded NYC, May 17 &29, 5th June , 1962 recording engineer Bill Shwartau Music Taken from the same sessions which … Continue reading

Bill Evans “Portrait in Jazz” (1960) UK Riverside

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At last! An upgrade, to an original 1960 pressing (UK Riverside)  from my previous Orpheum US reissue 1966 Track Selection: Witchcraft Artists: Bill Evans (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Paul Motian (d) recorded NYC, December 28, 1959 three days before the turn of the … Continue reading

Bill Evans: Waltz For Debby (1961) Riverside

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Track Selection: Waltz for Debby Artists Bill Evans (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Paul Motian (d) Live recording at the “Village Vanguard”, NYC, matinee and soiree, June 25, 1961. (Like the French? Enchanté It’s so charming) Music It is a live performance. You … Continue reading

Bill Evans Trio “Sunday at the Village Vanguard” (1961)

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Track Selection: “Solar” Artists Bill Evans (p) Scott LaFaro (b), Paul Motian (d) recorded live at the Village Vanguard on June 25, 1961, Music Tune in to the communication between piano and bass and drums.Simultaneous improvisation within a melodic structure, the ultimate … Continue reading

Bill Evans Trio “Portrait in Jazz” (1960) Orpheum

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PICTURES UPDATED December 25, 2018 Track Selection: “Autumn Leaves”   > . . . Artists Bill Evans (p) Scott La Faro (b) Paul Motian (d)  Reeves Sound Studios, New York; December 28, 1959 , eight months after recording with Miles Davis … Continue reading

Bill Evans: “Explorations” (1961) Riverside/UK

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Updated: February 25, 2019 corrected rip for Miles Davis “Israel” Selection:  Israel (John Carisi) .  .  . Despite repeated plays I am still looking for the same tune. It always impresses me when musicians, on hearing a band playing jazz, just reel off … Continue reading

Bill Evans “Bill Evans” (1962)

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Track Selection: “I fall in Love Too Easily”  > Artists Bill Evans (p)  Chuck Israels (b) Paul Motian (d) Music Someone recently introduced me to jazz piano, through Hampton Hawes. Pleasantly surprised that not all piano trios sound like hotel foyer … Continue reading