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Bill Evans: New Jazz Conceptions (CD: Riverside- US Import)Bill Evans: New Jazz Conceptions (CD: Riverside- US Import)
In 1956, Bill Evans was virtually unknown (it would be more than a year before he first gained notice as part of the celebrated Miles Davis Sextet). His initial album attracted little attention back then, but listening with hindsight it is easy to hear in these highly individual trio and solo treatments a clear prophecy of the rich inventiveness that so deeply influenced Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett, and an entire generation of jazz pianists. (Fantasy, Inc) 


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Bill Evans: New Jazz Conceptions (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)

Limited edition, high definition 180g vinyl LP. 


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Bill Evans: New Jazz Conceptions (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)


Bill Evans: Everybody Digs Bill Evans (CD: Riverside Keepnews Collection)Bill Evans: Everybody Digs Bill Evans (CD: Riverside Keepnews Collection)
 


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Bill Evans: Everybody Digs- Complete 1958/59 Winter Trio Sessions (CD: American Jazz Classics)
Everybody Digs Bill Evans was the pianist’s second studio album recorded under his own name (it was made more than two years after his debut LP, titled New Jazz Conceptions). Always a very insecure man, Evans was very cautious about presenting a work of his own. In fact, he was nearly 27-years old when he made his first LP as a leader in September 1956. By this point he already had many studio recordings under his belt, and a lot of playing experience.

Like his first album, Everybody Digs showcases Evans in a trio format, but also contains solo piano tracks. The album cover included quotes by some of the most important jazz players from the period praising Bill’s playing.By then he was already a member of Miles Davis’ sextet with John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley, and the following year he would participate on one of the mosticonic works of jazz history: Kind of Blue.

We have also included the complete trio studio session that immediately follows this album in the pianist’s discography, recorded a couple of months before the initial Kind of Blue session. (Harmonia Mundi) 


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Bill Evans: Everybody Digs- Complete 1958/59 Winter Trio Sessions (CD: American Jazz Classics)


Bill Evans: Portrait In Jazz (CD: Riverside Keepnews Collection)Bill Evans: Portrait In Jazz (CD: Riverside Keepnews Collection)
 


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Bill Evans with Paul Chambers & Philly Joe Jones: On Green Dolphin Street (CD: Milestone)
 


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Bill Evans with Paul Chambers & Philly Joe Jones: On Green Dolphin Street (CD: Milestone)


Bill Evans Trio: Explorations (CD: Essential Jazz Classics)Bill Evans Trio: Explorations (CD: Essential Jazz Classics)
Included here in its entirety, ‘Explorations’ (1961 - originally on Riverside) was Bill Evans’ fourth album as a leader, following ‘New Jazz Conceptions’ (1956), ‘Everybody Digs Bill Evans’ (1958), and ‘Portrait in Jazz’ (1959). It was also Evans’ second LP with the talented bassist Scott LaFaro, who would die soon after. Added as bonus tracks are the only two existing live versions by this trio of tunes from the album, recorded at Birdland less than a year before the studio session. (Discovery Records) 


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Bill Evans Quintet: Interplay (CD: Riverside- US Import)
 


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Bill Evans Quintet: Interplay (CD: Riverside- US Import)


Bill Evans Trio: Moon Beams (CD: Riverside- US Import)Bill Evans Trio: Moon Beams (CD: Riverside- US Import)
 


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Bill Evans: The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961 (CD: Riverside/ Fantasy, 3 CDs- US Import)
 


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Bill Evans: The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961 (CD: Riverside/ Fantasy, 3 CDs- US Import)


Bill Evans Trio: Sunday At The Village Vanguard (CD: Riverside Keepnews Collection)Bill Evans Trio: Sunday At The Village Vanguard (CD: Riverside Keepnews Collection)
'All of the Vanguard music is informed by an extra sense of discovery, as if the musicians were suddenly aware of what they were on to and were celebrating their achievement.' (The Penguin Guide To Jazz)

A BEBOP SHOP MILESTONE- An essential recording for your jazz CD shelf 


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Bill Evans Trio: Sunday At The Village Vanguard (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)

180g pressing. 


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Bill Evans Trio: Sunday At The Village Vanguard (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)


Bill Evans: Waltz For Debby (CD: Riverside)Bill Evans: Waltz For Debby (CD: Riverside)
Evans' finest and most lucid trio with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian was cruelly cut short by the bassist's death in an automobile accident just ten days after this live set was taped. Capturing them at the height of their powers, 'Waltz' and the 'Vanguard' discs originate from the same (beautifully recorded) concerts in June 1961 and showcase the pianist's gentle, almost classical fingers (the opening of the title tune sounds almost like a John Ireland prelude) and LaFaro's electrifying elastic bass lines. Evans subsequently went on to form various groups, few with the empathy or expression of this one.

A BEBOP SHOP MILESTONE- An essential recording for your jazz CD shelf  


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Bill Evans: Waltz For Debby (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)

180g vinyl pressing. 


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Bill Evans: Waltz For Debby (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)


Bill Evans Trio: How My Heart Sings! (CD: Riverside- US Import)Bill Evans Trio: How My Heart Sings! (CD: Riverside- US Import)
 


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Bill Evans & Jim Hall: Undercurrent (CD: Blue Note)
 


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Bill Evans & Jim Hall: Undercurrent (CD: Blue Note)


Bill Evans & Jim Hall: Undercurrent (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)Bill Evans & Jim Hall: Undercurrent (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)

Limited edition, high definition 180g vinyl LP.  


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Bill Evans: Peace Pieces (CD: DreamCovers)
 


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Bill Evans: Peace Pieces (CD: DreamCovers)


Bill Evans: Peace Pieces (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)Bill Evans: Peace Pieces (Vinyl LP: Wax Time)

Limited edition high definition 180 g vinyl LP. 


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Bill Evans & Jim Hall: Intermodulation (CD: Verve)
 


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Bill Evans & Jim Hall: Intermodulation (CD: Verve)


Bill Evans: Conversations With Myself (CD: Verve)Bill Evans: Conversations With Myself (CD: Verve)
 


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Bill Evans: The Utimate..(CD: Verve)
 


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Bill Evans: The Utimate..(CD: Verve)


Bill Evans Trio: Time Remembered (CD: Milestone- US Import)Bill Evans Trio: Time Remembered (CD: Milestone- US Import)
Evans (1929-1980) remains the most influential improvising pianist of the past 40 years, for his exquisite sound, dreamlike chord voicings, deep song balladry, and singular conception of rhythmic displacement. This set contains five solo piano pieces, four of which are from the April 1962 date that marked Evans's return to the studio following the sudden death in July 1961 of the brilliant 25-year-old bassist Scott LaFaro, the pianist's closest collaborator. The remainder of the program was done in May 1963, live at the fondly remembered Hollywood club Shelly's Manne-Hole, and featured his highly underrated trio including bassist Chuck Israels and drummer Larry Bunker. With cohesive, if typically understated, support, Evans, as was his wont, brings song-form improvisation to the pinnacle of communication. (Fantasy, Inc.) 


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Bill Evans: Trio 64 (CD: Verve)
This is the Bill Evans trio's first date for Verve- the communication they maintained throughout this session is noted in pianist Fred hersch's liner note. This release- taken from the 18-CD box set, The Complete Bill Evans On Verve- includes every alternative take in the box set. (Verve) 


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Bill Evans: Trio 64 (CD: Verve)


Bill Evans: Trio '65 (CD: Verve- US Import)Bill Evans: Trio '65 (CD: Verve- US Import)
 


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Bill Evans: At The Montreux Jazz Festival (CD: Verve)
 


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Bill Evans: At The Montreux Jazz Festival (CD: Verve)


Bill Evans Trio: On A Monday Evening (CD: Concord)Bill Evans Trio: On A Monday Evening (CD: Concord)
On A Monday Evening offers jazz fans a rare treat: a previously unreleased (and never bootlegged!) concert recording of The Bill Evans Trio, featuring Eddie Gomez and Eliot Zigmund. Captured live at Madison, Wisconsin's Union Theater in 1976, this recording (which has been meticulously restored by Plangent Processes) finds Evans at the top of his game, performing both contemporary compositions from that era, as well as many of his longstanding signature tunes to a packed house. (Concord Music Group) 


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Bill Evans: Alone (CD: Verve)
In his original notes for this 1968 solo recital, Bill Evans wrote of achieving a "sense of oneness while playing alone." Alone was the first album to capture that "sense of oneness" in all its haunting beauty -- the first to consist of nothing but Evan's piano, unaccompanied by other musicians or even by overdubs. Entirely remastered from the original four-track session reels for the first time, this reissue contains seven bonus tracks from the Alone sessions, six of them recently discovered and never previously released. (Verve Music Group) 


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Bill Evans: Alone (CD: Verve)


Bill Evans: Alone Again (CD: Fantasy- US Import)Bill Evans: Alone Again (CD: Fantasy- US Import)
 


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Bill Evans Trio with Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh: Crosscurrents (CD: Fantasy- US Import)
 


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Bill Evans Trio with Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh: Crosscurrents (CD: Fantasy- US Import)


Bill Evans: Some Other Time - The Lost Session From The Black Forest (CD: Resonance, 2 CDs)Bill Evans: Some Other Time - The Lost Session From The Black Forest (CD: Resonance, 2 CDs)
Newly unearthed studio session from the iconic pianist Bill Evans,' Some Other Time: The Lost Session from The Black Forest' is a landmark discovery for jazz listeners around the world.

This Bill Evans trio session was recorded on June 20, 1968, nearly 10 years after the legendary Kind of Blue sessions with Miles Davis, and five days after the famous live performance at the 1968 Montreux Jazz Festival, which was released on Verve and won a Grammy. This is the only studio album recorded of this trio and features Evans in trio, duo and solo configurations with jazz greats bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Jack DeJohnette.

The album album was recorded by the renowned MPS Records producer and label owner, Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer, at his studio in Villingen, Germany (aka "the Black Forest"). Originally produced by HGBS. It's only the second official Bill Evans release with Eddie Gomez and Jack DeJohnette.

Liner notes to include new historical essays from jazz journalist Marc Myers and German jazz historian Friedhelm Schulz, interviews from Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette and other musicians, Plus, rare and previously unpublished photos. (Proper Music) 


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Bill Evans: Another Time - The Hilversum Concert (CD: Resonance)
'Another Time: The Hilversum Concert' is a rare, never-before-issued recording of the legendary Bill Evans trio featuring Eddie Gomez on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums, captured live at the Netherlands Radio Union Studios in Hilversum on June 22, 1968.

This is only the third known recording in existence of this particular trio, who only performed together as a trio for a six month period in 1968, and was originally recorded and broadcast on the radio program Jazz in Actie by Dutch producer Joop de Roo. For the audiophile, this is possibly the best sounding live recording of Bill Evans found to date, captured with the then state of the art equipment of the NRU, and kept in pristine condition over the years.

On the heels of 2016's landmark Evans discovery, 'Some Other Time: The Lost Session from the Black Forest', which was recorded a mere two days prior to this Hilversum date in 1968, Resonance has struck gold again with yet another unearthed gem from the iconic pianist Bill Evans.

This deluxe CD is being officially released in conjunction with the Bill Evans estate and the musicians, and features rare photos, essays by Dutch jazz journalist Bert Vuijsje, producer Zev Feldman, plus interviews with Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette and more!

Personnel: Bill Evans (piano), Eddie Gomez (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums). (Proper Music) 


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Bill Evans: Another Time - The Hilversum Concert (CD: Resonance)


Bill Evans: New Conversations (CD: Atlantic)Bill Evans: New Conversations (CD: Atlantic)
 


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Bill Evans: We Will Meet Again- The Anthology (CD: Warner Bros, 2 CDs)
The Warner Bros & Elektra years, 1977-1980. 


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Bill Evans: We Will Meet Again- The Anthology (CD: Warner Bros, 2 CDs)

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