An excellent introduction to the jazz piano magic of the late Bill Evans. Total playing time is 65:42 minutes. The music: "'Spartacus' Love Theme," "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town," "Grandfather's Waltz," "How Deep Is The Ocean ?," "Who Can I Turn To?," "Beautiful Love," "My Man's Gone Now," "Only Child," "On Green Dolphin Street," "Someday My Prince Will Come," "A Time For Love," and "Autumn Leaves." Some of the musicians in this compilation include: Gary Peacock on bass, Paul Motian on drums, Stan Getz on tenor saxophone, Jim Hall on guitar, Eddie Gomez on bass, Shelly Manne on drums, Jeremy Steig on flute. Every selection represents Bill Evans at his best. This is the one Bill Evans CD to have in your library if you are starting to discover him, and definitely for those jazz listeners who have a love for his unique piano techniques.
Artist / Group Name:Bill Evans
CD Title:The Best of Bill Evans
Genre:Straight-Ahead / Classic
Record Label:Verve Records
Musicians:Bill Evans (Piano), Gary Peacock (Bass), Paul Motian (Drums), Stan Getz (Tenor sax), Jim Hall (Guitar), Eddie Gomez (Bass), Shelly Manne (Drums), Jeremy Steig (Flute)