‘The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album’ is a studio album recorded on June 10–13, 1975 and released the same year by Fantasy.
Track Listing : 1.Young And Foolish (Albert Hague, Arnold B. Horwitt) – 03:54 . 2.The Touch Of Your Lips (Ray Noble) – 03:56 . 3.Some Other Time (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) – 04:42 . 4.When In Rome (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) – 02:55 . 5.We’Ll Be Together Again (Carl T. Fischer, Frankie Laine) – 04:38 . 6.My Foolish Heart (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 04:51 . 7.Waltz For Debby (Bill Evans, Gene Lees) – 04:04 . 8.But Beautiful (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:36 . 9.Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 02:23
Musicians : Tony Bennett – Vocals . Bill Evans – Piano
Production : Produced By Helen Keane . Don Cody – Engineer . Stephen Hart – Mixing
Package : Phil Carroll – Art Direction . Greg Allen – Art Direction . Phil Bray – Photography . Tommy Vano – Photography . Tony Bennett – Drawing . Will Friedwald – Liner Notes
Recorded On June 10–13, 1975 At Fantasy Studios, Berkeley.
Released In 1975 By Fantasy.
Both of these men are, to use an old phrase, song stylists. There’s a virility to these performances and it’s a beautiful surprising repertoire — no Gershwin, no Ellington, no blues. They’re mostly songs associated with great female singers: […]
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Tony Bennett And Bill Evans: The Classic DuetsMuch of the creative tension in this undeniably successful encounter is supplied by the dense textures of Evans’ block-chorded harmonies and single-note counter-melodies— preventing the vocalist from admitting too much sun into the songs that don’t invite it. […]
Bill Evans was not by any stretch of the imagination a typical accompanistand part of what makes The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album so darkly alluring is the dangerously beautiful nature of their interaction—these are duets in the truest sense of the term, so far out on the limb does Bennett go in this game of role reversal. […]