Stan Getz & Bill Evans {Verve}

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Stan Getz & Bill Evans {Verve}

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AllMusic Review by Ken Dryden

The only studio meeting between Stan Getz and Bill Evans took place over two days in 1964, with the aggressive drummer Elvin Jones and either Richard Davis or Ron Carter on bass. It is peculiar that Verve shelved the results for over a decade before issuing any of the music, though it may have been felt that Getz and Evans hadn’t had enough time to achieve the desired chemistry, though there are memorable moments. (more…)

Tracklist:
01. Night and Day (6:50)
02. But Beautiful (4:45)
03. Funkallero (6:44)
04. My Heart Stood Still (8:41)
05. Melinda (5:08)
06. Grandfather’s Waltz (6:32)
07. Carpetbagger’s Theme (1:51)
08. Wnew (Theme Song) (2:54)
09. My Heart Stood Still (alternate) (6:49)
10. Grandfather’s Waltz (alternate) (5:36)
11. Night and Day (alternate) (6:35)

Personnel:
Stan Getz – tenor saxophone
Bill Evans – piano
Ron Carter, Richard Davis – bass
Elvin Jones – drums

Recorded May 5 & 6, 1964 at Rudy Van Gelder’s in Englewood Cliffs, N. J.
Original sessions produced by Creed Taylor
Prepared for compact disc release by Richard Seidel and Seth Rothstein
Digitally remastered directly from the original master tapes by Dennis Drake, PolyGram Studios, USA

Tape vault research by Phil Schaap
Cover art by Dave Heffernan
Designed for compact disc by Tom & Ellie Hughes, HughesGroup

1973 & 1988, PolyGram Records, Inc.

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