Bill Evans Trio – Sunday at the Village Vanguard {Riverside} [xrcd]

Bill Evans Trio – Sunday at the Village Vanguard {Riverside} [xrcd]

Modal, Post-Bop, Piano Trio

CD, EAC rip, AccurateRip, FLAC tracks, Full Artwork

431 MB.

AllMusic Review by Thom Jurek

Sunday at the Village Vanguard is the initial volume of a mammoth recording session by the Bill Evans Trio, from June 25, 1961 at New York’s Village Vanguard documenting Evans’ first trio with bassist Scott LaFaro and drummer Paul Motian. Its companion volume is Waltz for Debby. This trio is still widely regarded as his finest, largely because of the symbiotic interplay between its members. Tragically, LaFaro was killed in an automobile accident ten days after this session was recorded, and Evans assembled the two packages a few months afterward… (more…)

01. Gloria’s Step (take 2) (6:13)
02. My Man’s Gone Now (6:27)
03. Solar (8:57)
04. Alice in Wonderland (take 2) (8:38)
05. All of You (take 2) (8:22)
06. Jade Visions (take 2) (3:47)
07. Gloria’s Step (take 3) (6:57)
08. Alice in Wonderland (take 1) (7:06)
09. All of You (take 3)
10. Jade Visions (take 1) (5:13)

Bill Evans – piano
Scott LaFaro – bass
Paul Motian – drums

Produced by Orrin Keepnews
Recorded ‘live’ at the Village Vanguard, New York City
Recording Date: June 25, 1961
Recording Engineer: Dave Jones
Album designed by Ken Deardoff

This JVC XRCD was produced by Akira Taguchi
Mastered by Alan Yoshida at A&M Mastering Studios, Hollywood, CA
XRCD series design by Peter Grant
Creative direction by Sam Gay

1997, Fantasy, Inc.

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