Bill Evans Archive
Smile With Your Heart: The Best Of Bill Evans – Resonance
There is cause for celebration as Resonance Records releases a Bill Evans compilation.
Bill Evans – Evans in England – Resonance Records
Another new exciting musical discovery…
Best of the year Discs for 2017 — Jazz Selections
A few of the noteworthy Jazz releases from this past year, selected by our reviewers… Wadada Leo Smith (solo trumpet) – Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk Putting Monk in a new light… Review Link Wadada Leo Smith – America’s National Parks[2-CD] A tribute to America’s shared legacies. Review Link Cuong Vu […]
Ahmad Jamal – Marseille – Jazz Village
Ahmad Jamal – Marseille – Jazz Village (distr. by Harmonia Mundi), 59:38 ****1/2: (Ahmad Jamal – piano; James Cammack – double bass; Herlin Riley – drums; Manolo Badrena – percussion; Abd Al Malik – vocals/track 4; Mina Agossi – vocals/track 8) There are many jazz legends that have careers that endure well into their golden […]
Bill Evans – Another Time/The Hilversum Concert – Resonance Records
Bill Evans – Another Time/The Hilversum Concert – Resonance Records HCD-2031 [with 30-page booklet], 46:09 ****1/2: (Bill Evans – piano; Eddie Gomez – double bass; Jack DeJohnette – drums) Nearly four decades after his death, Bill Evans is making news. Producer Zev Feldman discovered a rare live recording of the short-lived trio that consisted of […]
Jazz in the Space Age – George Russell, Bill Evans – American Decca
Jazz in the Space Age – George Russell and his orchestra featuring Bill Evans – American Decca/HDTT DVD-Audio, 42:49 [email@example.com]: A great album to have finally in better sonics. [Hal McKusick (tracks: 2, 5), Walt Levinsky (tracks: 1, 3, 4, 6); Baritone Saxophone – Sol Schlinger (tracks: 1, 3, 4, 6); Bass – Milt Hinton; […]
Best of the Year Discs for 2016
Best of the Year Discs for 2016 = The 12 Multichannel Hi-Res Discs of the Month for 2016 CLASSICAL (incl. HI-RES), CLASSICAL REISSUES, CLASSICAL VINYL & PURE AUDIO BLU-RAY KATI AGÓCS: The Debrecen Passion – BMOP Sound 1046 American First Piano Sonatas – Licad, p. – Danacord * ”For the Beauty of […]
Jazz Haunts & Magic Vaults : The New Lost Classics Of Resonance Vol. 1
Jazz Haunts & Magic Vaults : The New Lost Classics Of Resonance Vol. 1 HCD-2026, 77:37 ****: A number of tasty offerings designed to entice the most discriminating listeners. (Jaki Byard; Dennis Coffey; Bill Evans; Tommy Flanagan; Stan Getz; João Gilberto; Gene Harris; Shirley Horn; Freddie Hubbard; Thad Jones; Scott LaFaro; Mel Lewis; Charles LLoyd; […]
Don Friedman Piano Trio – Strength and Sanity – Newvelle vinyl
Don Friedman – honoring Booker Little… Don Friedman – Strength and Sanity – Newvelle NV004LP – audiophile vinyl (Available only through newvelle-records.com) ****: (Don Friedman – piano/ Phil Palombi – bass/ Shinnosuke Takahashi – drums) For jazz vinyl and CD collectors with extensive collections, it is often a chore to keep track of our most […]
The Girshevich Trio featuring Eddie Gomez – Algorithmic Society – Tapestry
The Girshevich Trio featuring Eddie Gomez – Algorithmic Society – Tapestry 76026-2, 59:34 ***: A release that has coherence of approach and concept. (Vlad Girshevich – piano, synthesizers/ Aleks Girshevich – drums/ Eddie Gomez – acoustic bass) Baroque music is a particular classical style that lasted for a period of 150 years from 1600 to […]
Bill Evans – Some Other Time – Resonance (2 CD set)
Bill Evans – Some Other Time – Resonance HCD-2019, 93:06 (2-CD set) [now 1/17] ***** (the release date has been delayed): A rare 1968 Bill Evans recording is another brilliant achievement. (Bill Evans – piano; Eddie Gomez – double bass; Jack DeJohnette – drums) Resonance Records has uncovered a terrific unreleased recording of legendary jazz […]
Bill Evans – The Complete Fantasy Recordings – Fantasy (9 CDs)
The final years of a true jazz icon are captured in this nine-CD box set.
Steve Slagle and Bill O’Connell – The Power of Two [TrackList follows] – Panorama
Two is always better than one.
Jim Norton – Collective Time Remembered – Compositions of Bill Evans – Origin
The band has built an expressive relationship to the Evans material to deliver a self-assured recording.
Bill Evans – The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961 [TrackList follows] – Riverside (4 LP set)
Bill Evans Trio command performance on a single day…
MARTIN WIND: Turn out the Stars (Music Written or Inspired by Bill Evans) [TrackList follows] – Scott Robinson (tenor sax)/ Bill Cunliffe (piano)/ Joe LaBarbera (drums)/ Martin Wind (bass) /Orch. Filarmonica Marchigiana – What If Music
Another tribute to the late great jazz composer-pianist Bill Evans.
Motian Sickness: The Music of Paul Motian – For the Love of Sarah – Grizzley Music
The music, character and spirit of late drummer Paul Motian carries on.
Bill Evans, piano & Jim Hall, guitar – Undercurrent – United Artists (1962)/ Pure Pleasure Records (vinyl)
A terrific duo of guitar and piano, with rich and clean sonics spotlighting the very creative improvisations.
Bill Mays, piano – Solo! (2008)
A straight nearly one-hour concert by top jazz pianist Bill Mays, in a non-gimmicky studio setting telecast.
Bill Evans – Live at Art D’Lugoff’s Top of the Gate (1968) – Resonance Records (2 CDs)
Another release of historical significance from Resonance Records.
Oliver Nelson Sextet – The Blues And The Abstract Truth (1961) – Impulse!/Speakers Corners vinyl
The best of Oliver Nelson’s compositions and arranging.
Alan Pasqua, pianos – Twin Bill – Two-Piano Music of Bill Evans – BFM Jazz
Alan Pasqua hits a home run.