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From The 70s by Bill Evans

From The 70’s gives Bill Evans listeners an opportunity to hear five previously unreleased tracks from the late great jazz pianists’ repertoire. Some of the tracks have Evans playing an electronic piano such as "The Nature of Things" and "Show-Type Tune." It comes as a nice surprise how lovely it all sounds. I have become accustomed, as many folks have, to listening to Evan’s play an acoustic piano such as a Steinway; I found out rather quickly that he was just as adept at playing an electronic keyboard. "Gone With The Wind" is an opulent slice of heaven as are all the other beautiful pieces. The richness and vivacity of his music brought out all the rich colors of jazz into full bloom.

Bill Evans was one of kind, its too bad he had to exit prematurely. He left behind a large catalog of recordings that we will be enjoying for years to come, so it’s as though he is still with us.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Bill Evans
  • CD Title: From The 70s
  • Genre: Contemporary Jazz / Modern
  • Year Released: 2002
  • Record Label: Fantasy
  • Tracks: Gone With The Wind * Hi-Lili, Hi-LO * (take 6) The Nature Of Things * (take 9) Show-Type Tune * (take 1) Are You All The Things * (take 3) Up With The Lark Quiet Now Gloria’s Step Elsa * Previously Unreleased
  • Musicians: Bill Evans (piano), Eddie Gomez (bass), Marty Morell (drums);
  • Rating: Five Stars
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