Bill Evans

Complete 1956-1962 Studio Albums (348260)

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Complete 1956-1962 Studio Albums

Bill Evans

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Complete 1956-1962 Studio Albums

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4-CD BOX SET

This release presents Bill Evans’ complete studio trio albums released from 1956 to 1962. Among them are Evan’s debut album as a leader, "New Jazz Conceptions", recorded in 1956, and all of his consecutive studio trio LPs through "Empathy", recorded in 1962. Including in this set are the full contents of the original LPs "New Jazz Conceptions" (Riverside RLP 12-223), "Everybody Digs Bill Evans" (Riverside RLP1129), "Portrait in Jazz" (Riverside RLP1162), "Explorations" (Riverside RLP9351) [the latter two featuring the amazing Scott LaFaro], "Moonbeams" (Riverside RLP9428), "How My Heart Sings!" (Riverside RLP9473), and "Empathy" (Verve LPV6-8497).

PERSONNEL:

BILL EVANS, piano on all tracks, plus:

CD1 [1-11]: New Jazz Conceptions
Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums.
New York, September 18 & 27, 1956.

CD1 [12-16] & CD2 [1-5]: Everybody Digs Bill Evans
Sam Jones bass; Philly Joe Jones drums.
New York, December 15, 1958.

CD2 [6-14]: Portrait in Jazz
Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums.
New York, December 28, 1959.

CD2 [15-16] & CD3 [1-7]: Explorations
Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums.
New York, February 2, 1961.

CD3 [8-15] & CD4 [1-8]: Moonbeams & How My Heart Sings!
Chuck Israels bass; Paul Motian, drums
New York, May 17 & 29, & June 5, 1962.

CD4 [9-14]: Empathy
Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
New York, August 20, 1962.

INCLUDES 40-PAGE BOOKLET

CD 1: Total Time: 65:18

01 I Love You 3:57
02 Five 4:04
03 Conception 4:48
04 Easy Living 3:55
05 Displacement 2:37
06 Speak Low 5:11
07 Our Delight 4:44
08 No Cover, No Minimum 7:33
09 I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good 1:40
10 Waltz For Debby 1:21
11 My Romance 1:59
12 Minority 5:25
13 Young And Foolish 5:56
14 Lucky To Be Me 3:43
15 Night And Day 7:37
16 Epilogue 0:41

CD 2: Total Time: 72:38

01 Tenderly 3:36
02 Peace Piece 6:46
03 What Is There To Say? 4:57
04 Oleo 4:11
05 Epilogue 0:43
06 Come Rain Or Come Shine 3:26
07 Autumn Leaves 6:02
08 Witchcraft 4:39
09 When I Fall In Love 4:59
10 Peri’s Scope 3:17
11 What Is This Thing Called Love? 4:38
12 Spring Is Here 5:11
13 Some Day My Prince Will Come 4:58
14 Blue In Green 5:27
15 Israel 6:13

CD 3: Total Time: 77:54

01 Beautiful Love 5:07
02 Elsa 5:13
03 Nardis 5:52
04 How Deep Is The Ocean? 3:35
05 I Wish I Knew 4:42
06 Sweet And Lovely 5:55
07 The Boy Next Door 5:08
08 How My Heart Sings 5:01
09 Summertime 6:02
10 If You Could See Me Now 4:31
11 Walking Up 4:58
12 Very Early 5:08
13 Show-Type Tune 4:26
14 Re: Person I Knew 5:47
15 34 Skidoo 6:22
16 Haunted Heart 3:27

CD 4: Total Time: 75:12

01 Polka Dots And Moonbeams 5:03
02 I Should Care 4:57
03 I Fall In Love Too Easily 2:45
04 Ev’rything I Love 4:15
05 In Love In Vain 5:03
06 Stairway To The Stars 4:52
07 In Your Own Sweet Way 7:01
08 It Might As Well Be Spring 6:07
09 The Washington Twist 6:28
10 Danny Boy 3:43
11 Let’s Go Back To The Waltz 4:34
12 With A Song In My Heart 9:14
13 Goodbye 5:13
14 I Believe In You 5:51