Bill Evans records ‘Sunday at the Village Vanguard’ with Scott Lafaro and Paul Motian (1961)

Bill Evans‘ ‘Sunday at the Village Vanguard’ is an album recorded on June 25, 1961 at the Village Vanguard in New-York City and released the same year by Riverside?

Track Listing : 1.Gloria’S Step (Take 2) (Scott Lafaro) – 06:09 . 2.My Man’S Gone Now (George Gershwin) – 06:21 . 3.Solar (Miles Davis) – 08:52 . 4.Alice In Wonderland (Take 2) (Sammy Fain) – 08:34 . 5.All Of You (Take 2) (Cole Porter) – 08:17 . 6.Jade Visions (Take 2) (Scott Lafaro) – 03:44

Musicians : Bill Evans – Piano . Scott Lafaro – Bass . Paul Motian – Drums

Production : Produced By Orrin Keepnews Dave Jones – Engineer

Package : Ira Gitler – Liner Notes . Steve Schapiro – Photography . Donald Silverstein – Photography . Orrin Keepnews – Liner Notes . Ken Deardoff – Design

Recorded On June 25, 1961 At Village Vanguard, New York City.

Released In 1961 By Riverside.

(Source Bill Evans‘ ‘Sunday at the Village Vanguard’ | The Bill Evans Webpages)


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Scott La Faro brought a necessary counterpoint to what could easily become a music of introversion; his strong bass lines taking on much of the melody in these pieces, at times using bass to duet with piano rather than playing accompaniment or solos as most jazz bass was played up to this point. […]

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Thin and bespectacled with a dweeb’s haircut, Evan’s was the picture of a bookish intellectual. He was well versed in the European Impressionism of Les Six and Debussy, deftly folding that introspection into performances of the American Musical Canon, as well as his own classic compositions. […]


Bill Evans‘ ‘Sunday at the Village Vanguard’


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