Label: Milestone Records - 8MCD-4421-2 • Format: 8x, CD Album Box Set • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz • Style: Post Bop, Modal, Cool Jazz
Since the death of Bill Evans inmany previously unknown live recordings have turned up. This is one of the better releases, consisting of parts of a pair of sessions during the Bill Evans Trio 's first visit to London for an extended gig at Ronnie Scott's Club.
Jazz journalist Leslie Tomkins was given permission to record the artist, without any intention of releasing these Love Is Here To Stay - Bill Evans - The Secret Sessions (Recorded At The Village Vanguard 1966-1975). Although these are not professional recordings the bass sounds somewhat distantthe sound is actually very good, considering the circumstances under which the recordings must have been made.
The music chosen from two days of sets makes for an unusual play list, concentrating almost Vaporsky Prospect - Various - Acid Sampler on Eva Cassidy - The Best Of Eva Cassidy from the Great American Songbook, with none of Evans ' brilliant originals, though he is in top form throughout the disc.
As on many interpretations of Miles Davis ' "Nardis," Evans quickly fades into the background early in order to feature Chuck Israels first.
Recording Date March 2, - March 11, Elegant Intimate Refined. Track Listing. Beautiful Love. Bill Evans. Love Is Here to Stay. Spring Is Here. Someday My Prince Will Come. Miles Davis. Detour Ahead. My Romance. Bill's Play-Off Music. Interview Excerpt With Bill Evans. Nardis Miles Davis.
O Surdato Nnammurato - Pavarotti & Friends - Pavarotti & Friends For The Children Of Liberia, Cant Stop - Stereo Skyline - The Good Life, Fresh Flesh - Fear - The Record, Youre My Everything - The Miles Davis Quintet - Relaxin With The Miles Davis Quintet