Know What I Mean? (Original Jazz Classics Series) (180g LP)

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“Know What I Mean?” was originally released in 1960 as a collaboration between jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley and legendary pianist Bill Evans, along with the rhythm section of the Modern Jazz Quartet, Percy Heath (bass) and Connie Kay (drums). This new edition of the album is released as part of the OJC Series and is pressed on 180-gram vinyl at …

Sunday At The Village Vanguard (Original Jazz Classics Series) (180g LP)

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The first of two albums recorded at the legendary final appearance of the Bill Evans Trio at the Village Vanguard, these recordings have long been recognized as capturing the unique interaction that characterized the trio of Evans, LaFaro and Motian. This new edition of Sunday At The Village Vanguard is released as part of the OJC Series and is pressed …

On A Friday Evening (2-LP)

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Details  A newly-discovered live performance by Bill Evans Trio, featuring Eddie Gómez on bass and Eliot Zigmund on drums. The previously unreleased concert took place on June 20, 1975, at Oil Can Harry’s, Vancouver, BC. Captured for radio host Gary Barclay, it was aired on his popular CHQM jazz show. For nearly half a century, the tapes lay forgotten – …

Waltz For Debby (Original Jazz Classics Series) (180g LP)

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The fourth and final album by one of the most influential groups in jazz history, the Bill Evans Trio album “Waltz For Debby” was originally released in 1962 as a companion to “Sunday At The Village Vanguard”. This new edition of the album is released as part of the Original Jazz Classics Series and is pressed on 180-gram vinyl at …

The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album (Original Jazz Classics Series) (180g LP)

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The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album (1975) brings together two legends of modern music. Featuring just vocal and piano, without any additional musicians, the two artists selected the songs and worked out the arrangements for what was to become the first of two albums together. This new edition is released as part of the OJC Series and is pressed on 180-gram …

You Must Believe In Spring (2-LP)

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Details Also available on Hybrid SACD, exclusive to the Bill Evans and Craft Recordings stores. Newly mastered edition of jazz pianist Bill Evans‘ seventieth studio album, You Must Believe In Spring, his final recording session with bassist Eddie Gómez and drummer Eliot Zigmund. Featuring ALL-ANALOG mastering cut at 45 RPM from the original tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio. …

Portrait In Jazz (LP)

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Details Standard weight OJC pressing One of the two most important associations in the early development of the incredible talent of Bill Evans was undoubtedly his nine-month 1958 stay with the Miles Davis Sextet that also included John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley. The other was the year-and-a-half span in which Scott LaFaro was the bassist in Bill’s newly-formed trio and …

Everybody Digs Bill Evans (LP)

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Details The legend of Bill Evans really begins with this album, his second. The pianist had just spent most of 1958 as part of one of the major units in jazz history: the Miles Davis Sextet that also featured John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley. His fellow musicians already knew his worth (the album title was almost literally accurate, and the …

Interplay (LP)

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Details Almost every one of the eleven albums featuring Bill Evans that were issued during his pivotal early years (1956-1964) with Riverside were trio performances. Of the two exceptions, one was strictly speaking not an Evans record (Know What I Mean?, a quartet album that featured Bill but was under the leadership of Cannonball Adderley). The other is Interplay. Adding …

On a Monday Evening (180g LP)

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Details Transcending the stature of a traditional reissue, On a Monday Evening is a completely unreleased and never-bootlegged concert recording of the Evans trio featuring bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Eliot Zigmund. Played at Madison, Wisconsin’s sold-out Union Theater on November 15, 1976, the show captures the virtuoso performing to the peak of his abilities. Mixing contemporary pieces with several …