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EVANS Bill
(p)

Personal Data:

Born: 16.08.1929 (Plainfield, New Jersey, USA, as William John Evans)
Died: 15.09.1980 (burst stomach ulcer)

Appearances:

1957-cca 1959 Miles Davis Quintet

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Peace Piece? Milestone
2.Since We Met? Fantasy
3.The Tokyo Concert
(live)
? Fantasy
4.Speak Low1956
5.New Jazz Conceptions1956
6.Modern Art
& Art Farmer
1958
7.Everybody Digs Bill Evans
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
15.12.1958
8.Undercurrent
& Jim Hall
1959
9.On Green Dolphin Street19.01.1959Wax Time
10.Ivory Hunters
& Bob Brookmeyer
12.03.1959Lonehill Jazz
11.Portrait In Jazz
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
28.12.1959Riverside
12.More From The Vanguard1961
13.The Village Vanguard Sessions1961 Milestone
14.Live At The Village Vanguard
(live)
1961
15.Know What I Mean?
& Cannonball Adderley
1961
16.Sunday at the Village Vanguard
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
1961 Riverside
17.Explorations
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
02.02.1961Concord
18.The Blues and the Abstract Truth
& Oliver Nelson Sextet
23.02.1961Jazz Wax
19.Waltz For Debby
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
25.06.1961
20.Polka Dots And Moonbeams1962
21.Moonbeams
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
1962
22.Interplay1962 Doxy
23.Empathy
& Shelley Manne
14.08.1962Verve
24.Time Remembered1963
25.Live At Shelly's Manne Hole
(live)
1963
26.Conversations With Myself
(Grammy)
1963 Verve
27.Trio '6418.12.1963Verve
28.How My Heart Sings1964
29.Nirvana
credited to: Bill Evans Trio & Herbie Mann
1964 Wax Time
30.Dig It1965
31.In Your Own Sweet Way1965
32.Trio '65
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
03.02.1965Verve
33.Trio Duo1966
34.A Simple Matter of Conviction04.10.1966
35.Further Conversations With Myself1967
36.California Here I Come1967
37.At The Monterey Festival1968
38.Bill Evans at the Montreux Jazz Festival
(live)
15.06.1968
39.What's New
& Jeremy Steig
1969
40.Autumn Leaves1969
41.Montreux II
(live)
1970 CTI
42.Alone
(Grammy)
1970 MGM
43.From Left to Right12/1970
44.Live
(live)
1971
45.Living Time1972
46.The Bill Evans Album
(Grammy)
2/1972 CBS
47.Stan Getz & Bill Evans
& Stan Getz
1973
48.My Foolish Heart24.06.1973Westwind
49.Re: Person I Knew1974
50.The Canadian Concert
(live)
1974
51.Symbiosis1974
52.Intuition
& Eddie Gomez
1974 Fantasy
53.Eloquence1975
54.Alone (Again)1975 Fantasy
55.The Tony Bennett - Bill Evans Album
& Tony Bennett
4/1976 Fantasy
56.Quintessence1977
57.You Must Believe In Spring1977
58.New Conversations1978
59.Affinity1978
60.The Paris Concert
(live)
1979
61.We Will Meet Again
(Grammy)
1979 Warner Bros
62.I Will Say Goodbye
(Grammy)
11.05.1979Warner Bros
63.Paris Concert Edition One
(live)
26.11.1979WEA
64.Paris Concert Edition Two
(live)
26.11.1979WEA
65.The "Interplay" Sessions
(Grammy)
1983 Milestone
66.Living in the Crest of a Wave1983 WEA
67.The Alternative Man1985
68.Jazzhouse1987
69.The Complete Fantasy Recordings1989 Fantasy
70.Village Vanguard Sessions1992
71.Push1993
72.Live in Tokyo
(live)
19.08.1994Sony Music Entertainment
73.Consecration, Vol. 1
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
1996
74.The Complete Bill Evans on Verve07.10.1997
75.Starfish & The Moon3/1998 Escapade
76.Piano Player01.09.1998Legacy/Columbia
77.Jazz Showcase12.10.1998
78.Quiet Now: Never Let Me Go08.03.1999
79.Touch24.05.1999ESC
80.Homecoming01.06.1999
81.Together Again
& Tony Bennett
02.11.1999Rhino
82.Practice Tape No. 18/2000 E3
83.Soul Insider10/2000 ESC
84.The Last Waltz: The Final Recordings Live at the Keystone Korner, September
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
(live 8CD)
17.10.2000Milestone
85.The Paris Concert, Volume One and Volume Two
(live)
03.04.2001Blue Note
86.Finest Hour05.06.2001Verve
87.Tenderly
& Don Elliott
17.07.2001Milestone
88.From The Seventies04.12.2001Original Jazz Classics
89.Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz27.08.2002Jazz Alliance
90.Day In New York10.12.2002Jazz Door
91.Big Fun04.02.2003ESC
92.Portraiture20.05.2003Varese
93.Getting Sentimental12.08.2003Milestone
94.Everybody Digs Bill Evans21.10.2003Riversid
95.Bill Evans for Lovers24.08.2004Verve
96.With Symphony Orchestra07.09.2004Universal
97.Best of Bill Evans28.09.2004Riverside
98.Live
credited to: Bill Evans / Randy Brecker Soulbop
(live 2CD)
1/2005 BHM
99.Complete Gus Wildi Recordings08.02.2005Lonehill Jazz
100.Waltz for Debby: The Complete 1969 Pescara Festival08.02.2005Lonehill Jazz
101.Bill Evans Trio at Shelly's Manne-Hole
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
05.07.2005JVC
102.At Shelly's Manne-Hole30.08.2005Galaxy
103.Complete Quartet30.08.2005Lonehill Jazz
104.The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
13.09.2005Concord
105.Best19.09.2005
106.Brandeis Jazz Festival
& Gunther Schuller & George Russell
27.09.2005Gambit
107.We Will Meet Again: Anthology15.11.2005
108.The Gary McFarland Orchestra: Special Guest Soloist Bill Evans
& Gary McFarland Orchestra
06.12.2005
109.Koln Concert 197620.12.2005Gambit
110.Live in Rome 1979
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
(live)
20.12.2005Gambit
111.Bill Evans Plays for Lovers10.01.2006Fantasy
112.Live in Paris 1972
(live)
10.01.2006Gambit
113.Very Early, Vol.116.05.2006E3
114.Soul Bop Band Live
(live)
16.05.2006BHM Productions
115.Soul Grass29.08.2006BHM Productions
116.Riverside Profiles07.11.2006Riverside
117.His Last Concert in Germany
(live)
08.05.2007West Wind
118.Emergence19.06.2007Fivefour
119.Sideman Years18.09.2007Fresh Sounds
120.Interplay Sessions25.09.2007Milestone
121.Plays The Theme From V.I.P. And Others18.03.2008Verve
122.Intermodulation
with Jim Hall
25.03.2008Universal
123.Monterey Jazz Festival 1975
& Clark Terry & Etta James & Paul Desmond & Chuck Mangione
25.03.2008Universal
124.Simple Matter of Conviction25.03.2008Universal
125.Legrand Jazz
& Michel Legrand & Miles Davis
03.06.2008Universal
126.Jazz Giants: Super Best16.12.2008
127.Let's Do Something
& Megan Lynch
17.03.2009
128.Complete Tony Bennett / Bill Evans Recordings
& Tony Bennett
14.04.2009Fantasy
129.Turn Out the Stars: Final Village Vanguard Recordings12.05.2009Nonesuch
130.Complete Triple Play Stereo Sessions02.06.2009Jazzbeat
131.Essential Standards30.06.2009OJC
132.Live in Paris 1974
(live)
08.09.2009Gambit
133.Legendary Sessions
& Chet Baker
29.12.2009Ais
134.1960 Birdland Sessions
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
05.01.2010Fresh Sound
135.Live at Lulu White's
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
(live)
09.03.2010Gambit
136.Piano Four Hands
& Luis Eca
06.04.2010Jazz Lips
137.Live in Nice 1978
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
(live)
11.05.2010Jazz Lips
138.Chet: Lyrical Trumpet of Chet Baker
& Chet Baker
08.09.2010Jazz Plaza
139.Live in Koblenz 1979
(live)
08.09.2010Ais
140.Brilliant12.10.2010
141.Very Last Performance09.11.2010Ais
142.The Definitive Bill Evans on Riverside and Fantasy05.04.2011Riverside
143.At Town Hall 126.07.2011Universal
144.Sharp Notes
(reissue)
18.11.2011Not Now Music
145.In Good Company15.05.2012Native and Fine
146.The Way to Play05.06.2012Proper Box (
147.Live at Art D'Lugoff's Top of the Gate
(live)
12.06.2012Resonance
148.The Fighter: Essential Ballads
& Sonny Rollins & Cannonball Adderley & John Coltrane & Miles Davis
19.06.2012jazz2jazz
149.Out of the Cool / Into the Hot
& Gil Evans
06.08.2012
150.The Very Best of the Bill Evans07.08.2012Concord Jazz
151.Live in Europe 1965
(live)
28.08.2012Elusive
152.Momentum01.10.2012
153.Complete Recordings
& Chuck Israels & Paul Motian
19.02.2013Essential Jazz Classics
154.I Love Bill Evans19.03.2013Universal
155.Blue in Green: The Best of the Early Years 1955-196025.06.2013Documents
156.Album Plus Three15.10.2013Sony Music Entertainment
157.Monterey, Vol. 217.12.2013King
158.Seven Classic Albums, Vol. 214.01.2014
159.Legendary Quartet / Quintet Sessions
& Cannonball Adderley
18.02.2014
160.Three Classic Albums Plus06.05.2014Avid Jazz
161.Classic Albums06.05.2014
162.Complete 1956-1962 Studio Albums17.06.2014Omnia
163.You & Lee / Lee Konitz Meets Jimmy Giuffre
& Lee Konitz
22.07.2014American Jazz Classics
164.The Mello Sound of Don Elliott / Listen To The Music Of Jerry Wald
& Jerry Wald & Don Elliott
07.10.2014Solar
165.12 Classic Albums: 1956-196204.11.2014Enlightenment
166.The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings 1961
(4LP box set)
12.11.2014Riverside
167.Great Jazz Producers: O. Keepnews & B. Grauer
& Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins & Cannonball Adderley & Chet Baker
26.05.2015ZYX
168.Complete Live at Ronnie Scott's 1980
(live)
17.07.2015Domino Jazz
169.5 Original Albums21.08.2015
170.Live in Switzerland, 1975
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
(live)
18.09.2015Domino Jazz
171.Riverside Collection02.10.2015Not Now
172.Easy to Love16.10.2015Wax Time
173.Complete Recordings
& Chet Baker
16.10.2015Vinyl Lovers
174.Songs That Are Mostly Older Than Us
& Fletcher Bright
18.03.2016Native and Fine
175.Classic Album Selection01.04.2016
176.Some Other Time: The Lost Session From the Black Forest22.04.2016Resonance
177.5 Original Albums27.05.2016
178.Alone Together
& Chet Baker
07.10.2016Jazz Images
179.Beauty & The Beast
& Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
04.11.2016Spartacus
180.Up With the Lark
credited to: Bill Evans Trio
27.01.2017Decca
181.On a Monday Evening03.02.2017Decca
182.The Definitive Rare Albums Collection 1960-196610.03.2017Enlightenment

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.You Sure Look Good To Me (Aromabar club mix, Mark De Clive-Lowe main mix & "Essential Beat" mix)
& Les McCann
18.12.2000ESC
2.Spartacus EP
(Love Theme From Spartacus / Love Theme From Spartacus / Spartacus Love Theme)
& Earl Klugh Trio & Regina Carter
16.06.2008
3.Spartacus EP
(Love Theme From Spartacus / Love Theme From Spartacus / Spartacus Love Theme)
& Earl Klugh Trio & Regina Carter
24.10.2009Spartacus
4.55 Days At Peking / You've Got To Have Freedom
& Pharoah Sanders
07.12.2009More Groove

Press References:

Melodie
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19812 48profile
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1972008.01.197225Caught In The Actgig review
1972009.12.197224Jazz Sceneinterview
19761006.03.197659Caught In The Actgig review
19761220.03.197637Jazzsceneprofile
19761801.05.197630Albumsalbum review
1978428.01.197828Jazz Albumsalbum review
19803220.09.19803News
19803327.09.198028Jazzprofile
New Musical Express
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1976017.04.197632Jazz
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19911304.07.199118Profilyprofile
19984 85Livegig review
19984 114Recenze - Jazz Caféalbum review
19995 113Recenze - Jazz Caféalbum review
200012 116Recenze - Jazz Caféalbum review
20053 87Jazz Caféalbum review