‘Bill Evans at Town Hall’

‘Bill Evans at Town Hall’ is a live album recorded on February 21, 1966, at The Town Hall in New York City with his Trio and released the same year by Verve.

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Track Listing : 1.I Should Care (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) – 05:30 . 2.Spring Is Here (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 05:00 . 3.Who Can I Turn To (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 06:17 . 4.Make Someone Happy (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) – 04:45 . 5.In Memory Of His Father Harry L. (Bill Evans) – 013:40 . 6.Beautiful Love (Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young) – 06:56 . 7.My Foolish Heart (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 04:51 . 8.One For Helen (Bill Evans) – 05:51

Musicians : Bill Evans – Piano, Keyboards . Arnold Wise – Drums . Chuck Israels – Bass

Production : Produced By Creed Taylor

Recorded On February 21, 1966 At At The Town Hall, New York City.

Released In 1966 By Verve.

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allmusic
However the most memorable piece is the 13½-minute “Solo – In Memory of His Father,” an extensive unaccompanied exploration by Evans that partly uses a theme that became “Turn Out the Stars.” […]

JazzWax
For those who share my love of this album, here’s a list of little-known facts about the recording taken from Peter Pettinger’s How My Heart Sings, a Bill Evans‘ discographyand quotes from sources I spoke to yesterday afternoon. I also have a rare treat for you at the bottom… […]

The Absolute Sound
Four standards demonstrate Evan’s mastery of harmonic and melodic variation, as well as the ability of bassist Israels and drummer Wise to underpin things beautifully. […]

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