The Complete Riverside Recordings

Bill Evans

The Complete Riverside Recordings 12RCD 018 2
  • CAT # 12RCD-018-2

    DISC ONE  
    1. I Love You 3:55
    2. Five 4:04
    3. Conception 4:47
    4. Easy Living 3:54
    5. Displacement 2:37
    6. Speak Low 5:10
    7. Our Delight 4:47
    8. No Cover, No Minimum (Take 1) 7:32
    9. No Cover, No Minimum 7:32
    10. I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good 1:39
    11. Waltz For Debby 1:21
    12. My Romance 2:10
    13. Minority 5:22
    14. Young And Foolish 5:54
    15. Night And Day 7:35
    16. Oleo 4:08
    DISC TWO  
    1. Tenderly 3:32
    2. What Is There To Say? 4:54
    3. Peace Piece 6:37
    4. Lucky To Be Me 3:35
    5. Some Other Time 6:09
    6. Epilogue
    7. You And The Night And The Music 7:04
    8. How Am I To Know 4:38
    9. Woody'n You (Take 1) 5:41
    10. Woody'n You (Take 2) 4:12
    11. My Heart Stood Still 3:15
    12. On Green Dolphin Street 6:00
    13. Peri's Scope 3:12
    14. Witchcraft 4:33
    DISC THREE  
    1. Spring Is Here 5:07
    2. What Is This Thing Called Love 4:36
    3. Come Rain Or Come Shine 3:21
    4. Blue In Green (Take 2) 5:23
    5. Blue In Green (Take 3) 5:23
    6. Autumn Leaves 6:23
    7. Autumn Leaves 5:59
    8. Someday My Prince Will Come 4:56
    9. When I Fall In Love 4:57
    10. Elsa 7:28
    11. Sweet And Lovely 5:53
    12. Beautiful Love (Take 1) 5:03
    13. Beautiful Love (Take 2) 5:07
    DISC FOUR  
    1. I Wish I Knew 4:39
    2. The Boy Next Door 5:14
    3. Haunted Heart 3:25
    4. Nardis 5:30
    5. How Deep Is The Ocean 3:34
    6. Israel 6:08
    7. Who Cares? (Take 4) 5:53
    8. Who Cares? (Take 5) 5:53
    9. Goodbye 6:16
    10. Nancy (With The Laughing Face) 4:07
    11. Toy 5:05
    12. Elsa 5:52
    13. Waltz For Debby (Quartet) 5:12
    14. Venice 2:51
    DISC FIVE  
    1. Know What I Mean? (Take 12) 4:51
    2. Know What I Mean? (Re-Take 7) 4:54
    3. Alice In Wonderland 6:57
    4. My Foolish Heart 4:55
    5. All Of You 8:14
    6. My Romance 7:11
    7. Some Other Time 5:02
    8. Solar 8:57
    9. Gloria's Step 6:10
    10. My Man's Gone Now 6:21
    DISC SIX  
    1. All Of You 8:29
    2. Detour Ahead 7:17
    3. Waltz For Debby 6:46
    4. Alice In Wonderland 8:31
    5. Porgy (I Loves You, Porgy) 6:09
    6. My Romance 7:26
    7. Milestones 6:31
    8. Detour Ahead 7:41
    9. Gloria's Step 6:48
    DISC SEVEN  
    1. Waltz For Debby 7:00
    2. All Of You 8:18
    3. Jade Visions 4:12
    4. Jade Visions 3:57
    5. A Few Final Bars (Short Version)
    6. Danny Boy 10:37
    7. Like Someone In Love 19:27
    8. In Your Own Sweet Way 6:56
    9. Easy To Love 1:47
    10. How My Heart Sings 4:55
    11. Summertime 6:00
    12. If You Could See Me Now 5:15
    13. Walking Up 4:54
    DISC EIGHT  
    1. Very Early 5:03
    2. Show-Type Tune 4:22
    3. Re: Person I Knew 5:43
    4. 34 Skidoo 6:18
    5. Polka Dots And Moonbeams 4:41
    6. I Should Care 4:57
    7. I Fall In Love Too Easily 2:39
    8. Ev'rything I Love 4:11
    9. In Love, In Vain 4:59
    10. Stairway To The Stars 4:53
    11. In Your Own Sweet Way (Take 1) 6:56
    12. In Your Own Sweet Way (Take 2) 5:54
    13. It Might As Well Be Spring 11:33
    DISC NINE  
    1. Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams 6:23
    2. When You Wish Upon A Star 5:44
    3. You Go To My Head 5:03
    4. You And The Night And The Music 7:05
    5. Interplay 8:14
    6. I'll Never Smile Again (Take 6) 6:31
    7. I'll Never Smile Again (Take 7) 6:33
    8. Loose Bloose (Alternate) 5:32
    9. Loose Bloose 7:07
    10. Fudgesicle Built For Four 4:30
    11. Time Remembered 5:27
    DISC TEN  
    1. Funkallero 6:11
    2. My Bells 5:23
    3. There Came You 5:51
    4. Fun Ride 5:15
    5. What Kind Of Fool Am I? (Take 1) 4:38
    6. Medley: My Favorite Things / Easy To Love / Baubles, Bangles And Beads 1:47
    7. When I Fall In Love 3:18
    8. Medley: "Spartacus" Love Theme / Nardis 8:38
    9. Everything Happens To Me 4:32
    10. April In Paris 3:40
    DISC ELEVEN  
    1. All The Things You Are 5:17
    2. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 4:32
    3. I Loves You, Porgy
    4. What Kind Of Fool Am I (Take 2) 4:38
    5. Love Is Here To Stay 3:11
    6. Ornithology 3:27
    7. Autumn In New York 3:50
    8. All The Things You Are 3:14
    9. Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) 3:28
    10. Our Love Is Here To Stay 2:28
    11. Stella By Starlight 8:21
    DISC TWELVE  
    1. 'Round Midnight 5:15
    2. Who Cares? 5:53
    3. The Boy Next Door 5:14
    4. Isn't It Romantic 4:44
    5. What Is This Thing Called Love 7:35
    6. How About You 2:26
    7. Blues In "F"
    8. Everything Happens To Me 4:32
    9. In A Sentimental Mood 6:40
    10. My Heart Stood Still 3:22
    11. Time Remembered 6:02
    12. Wonder Why 5:05
    13. Swedish Pastry 5:35

This CD compilation presents, on 12 discs, the full results of 20 recording sessions from the pivotal eight-year period (1956-63) that launched the remarkable career of Bill Evans and defined his position as one of the most significant, pace-setting jazz pianists of all time.

Here, in chronological order, are 151 performances, including the entire existing output of the legendary 1961 Village Vanguard session, as well as 17 selections from a previously unissued solo studio session and seven other unreleased items. Ranging from solo to quintet, this collection also features such major artists as Cannonball Adderley, Freddie Hubbard, Philly Joe Jones, Jim Hall, Percy Heath, Paul Chambers, Ron Carter, Zoot Sims, and Scott LaFaro.

Contains a 32-page illustrated booklet that includes rare photography, full discographical details, an appreciation of Evans by noted critic Martin Williams, and personal commentary on each session by producer Orrin Keepnews.

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