Live in Europe 1965

Live in Europe 1965

by Bill Evans TrioBill Evans Trio


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This CD compiles material previously issued on several different European releases, all of which likely came from radio broadcasts. Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz is an added guest for a long medley of standards, and the reunion between the two men, who had played together some in the past, works fairly well. The most intriguing track is the improvised "Blues in D," featuring a rotating cast of pianists: Earl Hines, Teddy Wilson, John Lewis, Lennie Tristano, Evans, and Jaki Byard, supported by Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and Alan Dawson. Four songs come from a February concert with Chuck Israels and Larry Bunker, including a version of "Nardis" joined in progress and a thoughtful "'Round Midnight" that is marred by the noisy audience. The sound quality varies widely in this collection, but it is worth the investment in some form for its historic value to fans of Bill Evans.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/20/2008
Label: Lonehill Jazz Spain
UPC: 8436019582145
catalogNumber: 10214
Rank: 66105


  1. Come Rain or Come Shine
  2. Beautiful Love
  3. Medley: How Deep Is the Ocean/Detour Ahead/My Melancholy Baby
  4. Nardis
  5. Stella by Starlight
  6. Someday My Prince Will Come
  7. Around Midnight
  8. Introduction by Joachim E. Berendt
  9. Blues in D
  10. Beautiful Love
  11. Come Rain or Come Shone

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bill Evans Trio   Primary Artist
Bill Evans   Piano
Earl Hines   Piano
Lee Konitz   Alto Saxophone
Lennie Tristano   Piano
Chuck Israels   Bass
Alan Dawson   Drums
Larry Bunker   Drums
Jaki Byard   Piano
John Richard Lewis   Piano

Technical Credits

Irving Berlin   Composer
Miles Davis   Composer
Bill Evans   Author
Harold Arlen   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Thelonious Monk   Composer
Ned Washington   Composer
Victor Young   Composer
Frank Churchill   Composer
Ernie Burnett   Composer
Larry Morey   Composer
George Norton   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Pep Faura   Concept
Matías Rinar   Annotation,Liner Note Preparation

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