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Bill Evans for Lovers
     

Bill Evans for Lovers

by Bill Evans
 
As part of Verve's For Lovers series, pianist Bill Evans is spotlighted on 11 tracks recorded between 1962 and 1970. This romantic set of standards aptly highlights Evans' melancholic light touch, especially on "But Beautiful," "Spring Is Here," "My Foolish Heart," "Lover Man," and "If You Could See Me Now." Stan Getz,

Overview

As part of Verve's For Lovers series, pianist Bill Evans is spotlighted on 11 tracks recorded between 1962 and 1970. This romantic set of standards aptly highlights Evans' melancholic light touch, especially on "But Beautiful," "Spring Is Here," "My Foolish Heart," "Lover Man," and "If You Could See Me Now." Stan Getz, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones, Shelly Manne, Gary Peacock, Paul Motian, and Eddie Gomez are a few of the impressive guest musicians who make appearances. While this certainly doesn't come close to painting a complete picture of Bill Evans' career, which spanned several decades, it does make a nice sampler for the novice at a mid-line price.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/24/2004
Label:
Verve
UPC:
0602498621462
catalogNumber:
000238102
Rank:
4871

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Performance Credits

Bill Evans   Primary Artist,Piano,Electric Piano
Richard Davis   Bass
Stan Getz   Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Gomez   Bass
Elvin Jones   Drums
Shelly Manne   Drums
Gary Peacock   Bass
Jeremy Steig   Flute
Chuck Israels   Bass
Monty Budwig   Bass
Larry Bunker   Drums
Marty Morell   Drums
Paul Motian   Drums
Arnold Wise   Drums
Sam Leigh Brown   Guitar
Sam Brown   Guitar

Technical Credits

Helen Keane   Audio Production
Peter Keepnews   Notes Editing
Creed Taylor   Audio Production
Young   Liner Notes
Hollis King   Art Direction
Amélie Hazard   Illustrations

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