Music of Bill Evans

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
For their second and final jazz project, the adventurous Kronos Quartet a top classical string quartet performed eight Bill Evans compositions, plus "Nardis" which Evans always claimed Miles Davis stole from him. Three songs apiece add either guitarist Jim Hall or bassist Eddie Gomez. The members of Kronos David Harrington and John Sherba on violin, Hank Dutt on viola, and cellist Joan Jeanrenaud do not improvise, but they expertly play Tom Darter's arrangements, some of which particularly "Peace Piece" are transcriptions of pianist Evans' solos. Overall this was an intriguing project, as was Kronos' slightly earlier interpretations of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
For their second and final jazz project, the adventurous Kronos Quartet a top classical string quartet performed eight Bill Evans compositions, plus "Nardis" which Evans always claimed Miles Davis stole from him. Three songs apiece add either guitarist Jim Hall or bassist Eddie Gomez. The members of Kronos David Harrington and John Sherba on violin, Hank Dutt on viola, and cellist Joan Jeanrenaud do not improvise, but they expertly play Tom Darter's arrangements, some of which particularly "Peace Piece" are transcriptions of pianist Evans' solos. Overall this was an intriguing project, as was Kronos' slightly earlier interpretations of Thelonious Monk tunes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/6/2004
  • Label: Savoy Jazz
  • UPC: 795041740526
  • Catalog Number: 17405
  • Sales rank: 39,726

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kronos Quartet Primary Artist, Ensemble
Eddie Gomez Bass, Track Performer, Guest Appearance
Jim Hall Guitar, Track Performer, Guest Appearance
Hank Dutt Viola
David Harrington Violin
Joan Jeanrenaud Cello
John Sherba Violin
Technical Credits
Bill Evans Composer
Tom Darter Arranger, Adaptation
George Horn Mastering
Orrin Keepnews Producer, Liner Notes
Danny Kopelson Engineer, Remixing
Steve Shapiro Artwork
Phil Carroll Artwork, Art Direction
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