Bill Evans The Solo Sessions, Volume 1
|SUPER SAVINGS:||$10.56 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$1.42 (12% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: September 18, 1989
- Originally Released: 1989
- Label: Milestone
Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes
Solo performer: Bill Evans (piano).
Recorded at Sound Makers Studio, New York, New York on January 10, 1963. Includes liner notes by Orrin Keepnews.
Personnel: Bill Evans (piano).
Liner Note Author: Orrin Keepnews.
Recording information: Sound Makers Studio, New York, NY (01/10/1963).
Photographer: Phil Bray.
This is a solo piano session from jazz piano icon Evans, recorded in January 1963 but not released until 1989. This is a set of standards & show tunes: "What Kind of Fool Am I," "'Spartacus' Love Theme," When I Fall in Love," the Miles Davis tune "Nardis," "My Favorite Things." Whether or not his personal problems had an impact on his playing is hard to say. Not that he plays poorly--he plays well. But this is Evans at his most haunted and introspective--the sound of a man nearing the end of his own rope. There is a spare, harrowing quality of this album that is hard to ignore--or forget. Not the best place to begin with Evans, but if you're already a fan, this is one to treasure.
Bill EvansThe Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961 (3-CD Set)
$25.50 Super Savings
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 9 ratings.
Based on 9 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Grand River Crossings: Motown & Motor City Inspirations (CD)
$15.08 Super Savings
Top ranking CD:
- Various Artists Extreme Hits - The Sixties, Volume 2: 20 Original Hits (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Various Artists History of Rock (10-CD Set) ~ $19.98 on SALE
- Various Artists KFRC 99.7FM - Motown, Soul & Rock 'N Roll: Rock 'N Roll (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Various Artists WJMK 104.3 - Great Ladies of Rock & Roll - The 60s (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Various Artists Summer Hits: 47-Song Collection (3-CD) ~ $8.98 on SALE