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Released and unreleased performances recorded between 1956 and 1980

"To me, Bill was the Chopin of Jazz. I loved him and respected him as a person as well as a musician, he was a great artist."
Jimmy Rowles

1956-60 1961-65 1966-70 1971-75 1976-79 1980

1956-1960

5601:

NEW JAZZ CONCEPTIONS - Bill’s first record under his own name.

5801: EVERYBODY DIGS BILL EVANS - almost true at the time
5901: OTHER PIECES - trio with Paul Chambers and Phily Joe Jones
5902:

IVORY HUNTERS - a quartet featuring Bill and Bob Brookmeyer both on pianos

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5904: PORTRAIT IN JAZZ - studio recording with Scott La Faro and Paul Motian
6001: LIVE AT BIRDLAND - a noisy visit featuring La Faro and Motian
6002: A 20 minute rehearsal with Scott La Faro working solely on 'My Foolish Heart'

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1961-1965

6101:

EXPLORATIONS - another excellent studio LP with the La Faro-Motian trio

6102: LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD - some say his best album,certainly influential
6103: LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD - all done one Sunday and first takes
6104: LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD - some tracks left over from the original album
6105: KNOW WHAT I MEAN? - quartet featuring Cannonball Adderley
6106: NIRVANA - quartet with Herbie Mann on flute and Chuck Israels, bass
6201: SOLO SESSIONS - Bill alone and exploring - never intended for release
6202: MORE SOLO SESSIONS - some more of the same nights work
6203: UNDERCURRENT - a classic duo album with guitarist Jim Hall
6204:

CAMERA 3 SOUNDTRACK - poor quality recording from a New York TV show

6205: INTERPLAY-1 - quintet featuring Jim Hall and Freddie Hubbard
6206: INTERPLAY-2 - quintet featuring Zoot Sims
6207: EMPATHY - a one off trio date featuring Shelley Manne and Red Mitchell on bass
6208: MOONBEAMS - a ballad set with Chuck Israels on bass
6209: HOW MY HEART SINGS - with Chuck Israels and new drummer to the trio Larry Bunker
6301: V.I.P.AND OTHER THEMES - film music with Bill as soloist and a reluctant participant.
6302: CONVERSATIONS WITH MYSELF - a remarkable creation featuring three pianos.
6303: AT SHELLEY’S MANNE HOLE - live recording at this famous West Coast club
6304: TIME REMEMBERED - more trio sets from the Manne Hole
6305: TRIO 64 - a studio recording with Gary Peacock on bass
6401: TRIO IN EUROPE - at the Comblain La Tour Festival
6402: WALTZ FOR DEBBY- with Swedish vocalist, Monica Zetterlund plus six alternate takes
6403: LIVE AT THE TRIDENT - another live club recording
6404: THE GETZ/EVANS SESSIONS - with Getz, Elvin Jones and Ron Carter
6405: AT THE GOLDEN CIRCLE STOCKHOLM - features Lars Gullin on saxophones.
6406: LIVE RADIO BROADCAST - COPENHAGEN with Israels and Bunker
6407: LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD - 6 trio tracks
6501: TRIO 65: studio recordings featuring Chuck Israels and Larry Bunker
6502: WITH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA- arranged and conducted by Claus Ogerman
6503: THE EVANS -KONITZ QUARTET- with Orsted Pedersen on bass and Alan Dawson, drums
6504: LIVE CONCERT IN PARIS- with Israels and Bunker
6505: JAZZ 625 -TV SOUNDTRACK - from the first jazz shows on BBC 2 - DVD now available
6506: LIVE IN STOCKHOLM - with P.Danielsson and Rune Carlsson
6507: LIVE IN COPENHAGEN - with Neils Henning Orsted Pedersen
6508: DANISH RADIO BROADCAST - six solo performances

6509 :

A trio gig in France but a lousy piano

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1966-1970

6601: AT NEW YORK TOWN HALL - with Chuck Israels and Arnie Wise
6602: INTERMODULATION- another classic duo recording with Jim Hall
6603: A SIMPLE MATTER OF CONVICTION - studio recording with Eddie Gomez .
6604: LIVE IN OSLO - with Eddie Gomez and Alex Riel
6605: THE SECRET SESSIONS -1 secret recordings of live sets at the Vanguard
6606: THE SECRET SESSIONS -2 ditto
6607: THE SECRET SESSIONS -3 ditto
6701: FURTHER CONVERSATIONS - second overdubbing album but only two pianos this time.
6702: CALIFORNIA HERE I COME - live at the Vanguard with Phily Joe Jones
6703: CALIFORNIA HERE I COME - ditto
6704: THE SECRET SESSIONS-4 - more concealed microphone work
6705: THE SECRET SESSIONS-5 - ditto
6706: LIVE AT THE PENTHOUSE -SEATTLE with Gomez and Joe Hunt.
6801: LIVE AT MONTREUX - first appearance at Montreux with Gomez and Jack De Johnette
6802: ALONE - first solo album recording
6803: CAMERA 3 SOUNDTRACK - another TV appearance in New York
6804: THE SECRET SESSIONS-6 - more secret recordings at the Vanguard

6805:

At the Vara Studios Hilversum with Gomez and DeJohnette

6901:

AT PESCARA ITALY - open air concert at The Pescara Festival
6902: AT JAZZHUS, COPENHAGEN - excellent club recordings of the trio
6903: AT JAZZHUS,COPENHAGEN - ditto
6904: AT JAZZHUS, COPENHAGEN - ditto
6905: WHAT’S NEW? studio recording featuring Jeremy Steig on flute
6906: LIVE IN AMSTERDAM - live concert with Eddie Gomez and Marty Morrell
6907: FROM LEFT TO RIGHT - Bill solos with the Michael Leonard Orchestra
6908: THE SECRET SESSIONS-7 - still more on the tape.
6909: LIVE TRIO BROADCAST from Arhus, Denmark
6910: VARA STUDIO, HILVERSUM - with Metropole Orch
6911:

At the Vara Studios, Hilversum 14 trio tracks

6912:

Copenhagen TV recording -trio and Danish Symphony Orch.

6913:

Club Artdur, Gothenburg 15 trio tracks

7001: MONTREUX 70 - return to the Festival with Gomez and Morrell
7002: The M.P.S. sessions. Wonderful unreleased trio material recorded at M.P.S. Villingen.
7003: AT HOMEWOOD - CANADA - live trio concert
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1971-1975

7101: THE BILL EVANS ALBUM - studio recordings.Bill uses a Fender Rhodes for the first time.
7201: LIVING TIME - original material composed and conducted by George Russell.
7202: RADIOHOUSE CONCERT-PARIS -with Gomez and Morrell
7203: RADIOHOUSE CONCERT-PARIS - ditto
7204: CONCERT AT L’ORTF a PARIS - ditto
7205: LIVE AT RONNIE SCOTTS - with Jack De Johnette on drums
7206: LIVE AT RONNIE SCOTTS - with Jack De Johnette on drums
7207: LIVE AT RONNIE SCOTTS- with Marty Morrell on drums
7208: LIVE AT LJUBLIANA - festival appearance with Tony Oxley on drums
7209: HAMBURG WORKSHOP- trio concert performance
7210: HAMBURG WORKSHOP- trio plus Herb Geller on flute and saxes
7211:

LIVE AT THE HALF NOTE - the trio

7212: LIVE AT BOLOGNIA ITALY
7213:

JAZZ AT THE FORUM - TORONTO - 4 trio tracks

7301:

TOKYO CONCERT - first concert performance for the trio in Japan

7302: TOKYO CONCERT - additional tracks
7303: JAZZ WORKSHOP - BOSTON - with Chuck Israels and Marty Morell
7304: LIVE AT BUENOS AIRES - excellent trio concert
7305: LIVE AT THE JAZZ CAFE - duo with Eddie Gomez
7306: THE SECRET SESSIONS -8 - the last in the series from The Vanguard
7307:

BILL EVANS AT HALF MOON BAY - CD of live trio performance in November 1973

7308: LIVE AT THE HALF NOTE CLUB - New York
7309: EVANS/GOMEZ Live in Lund, Sweden
7310: DUO AT PESCARA ITALY - Evans and Gomez
7311: LIVE AT RONNIE SCOTT'S - Evans, Gomez, Morrell
7401: SYMBIOSIS - a major work composed and conducted by Claus Ogerman
7402: LIVE IN EUROPE - a trio concert but we dont know where
7403: REHEARSAL - a rare occurence, a studio rehearsal with Eddie Gomez
7404: DUO IN EUROPE - another unidentified performance with Eddie Gomez
7405: LIVE AT CAMP FORTUNE - open air Canadian concert for the trio
7406: AT THE LAREN FESTIVAL - trio plus guest Stan Getz
7407: AT THE ANTWERP FESTIVAL -another night with Stan Getz
7408: SINCE WE MET - live at the Vanguard celebrating 20 years of performance there.
7409: RE PERSON I KNEW - additional tracks from the above evening.
7410: INTUITION - an exceptional studio recording with Eddie Gomez
7411:

Avery Fisher Hall New York - 4 trio tracks

7501: BILL EVANS-TONY BENNETT - just piano and voice
7502: MONTREUX 111 - the third visit to this famous festival
7503: ANTIBES FESTIVAL - more of the duo with Gomez
7504: EPALINGES -SWITZERLAND - live club date
7505: LIVE AT THE JAZZ CAFE- with Gomez and Eliot Zigmund
7506: TRIO WITH MONICA ZETTERLUND - a concert in Stockholm
7507: LIVE AT LE CHAT NOIR, OSLO - with Gomez and Zigmund
7508: MANDEVILLE CENTRE, SAN DIEGO - with Gomez and Zigmund
7509: LIVE IN MARSEILLE - excellent trio date
7510: MORE FROM MARSEILLE - ditto
7511: ALONE AGAIN - another solo studio performance
7512: LIVE TRIO BROADCAST from Edmonton, Canada.
7513: MUSEUM OF MODERN ART - Elsinore, Denmark - 5 trio tracks - TV broadcast
7514: RADIO BROADCAST HUMLEBACH, GERMANY - Evans, Gomez, Zigmund
7515: AT THE LAREN FESTIVAL - HOLLAND
7516: ELOQUENCE: L.P. of 70's outtakes
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1976-1979

7601: QUINTESSENCE - a quintet recording with Ray Brown, Harold Land and Kenny Burrell.
7602: AT RONNIE SCOTTS - with Eddie Gomez and Eliot Zigmund -Jack De Johnette sits in too.
7603: LIVE IN COLOGNE - a great trio performance - excellent piano
7604: LIVE IN COLOGNE - ditto
7605: TOGETHER AGAIN - another studio recording with Tony Bennett
7606: IN A JAPAN STUDIO - trying a new Yamaha piano
7607: RADIO CITY HALL CONCERT - with Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh
7701: CROSS CURRENTS - studio recording with Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh
7702: AT THE TOP - club date in Boston
7703: I WILL SAY GOODBYE - tribute to Bill’s brother who died a few weeks before this recording
7704: YOU MUST BELIEVE IN SPRING: Bill at his most romantic - inc 3 out-takes
7705: FROM THE 70’S - out takes of several previous recording sessions
7706: GRINGELL COLLEGE CONCERT - unreleased material with Gomez and Zigmund
7707: SAN FRANCISCO CONCERT - with Warne Marsh, Lee Konitz and the trio
7801: NEW CONVERSATIONS: the final and best overdubbing album featuring 1, 2 and 3 pianos
7802: TRIO AT MONTREUX: the last visit by the trio to this major festival
7803: MORE FROM MONTREUX - ditto
7804: AT THE NICE FESTIVAL - trio including Phily Jo Jones
7805: MORE FROM NICE - ditto
7806: LIVE AT SAN REMO - another festival appearance by the trio
7807: AFFINITY - superb quintet recording featuring Toots Thielemans
7808: CATAMARAN CLUB, SAN DIEGO- includes guest Michael Moore on bass
7809: BACK AT THE VANGUARD - another trio set including Michael Moore
7810: CLUB DATE in Japan with Philly J.J. and Marc Johnston
7811: LIVE CONCERT MIDDLESBOROUGH, ENGLAND - plus Lee Konitz

7812:

Rehearsal and interview at the 1978 Festival in Nice.
7901: WE WILL MEET AGAIN - quintet recording with Tom Harrell and Larry Schneider
7902: WE WILL MEET AGAIN - some alternative takes
7903: AT THE MAINTENANCE SHOP- live TV recording of the trio
7904: AT THE MAINTENANCE SHOP - ditto
7905:
7906: THE PARIS CONCERT-1 with Marc Johnson and Joe LaBarbera
7907: THE PARIS CONCERT-2 ditto
7908: LIVE IN STUTTGART - same trio on tour
7909: LIVE IN KOBLENZ - still on tour
7910: MORE FROM KOBLENZ - ditto
7911: LIVE AT LEYSTAD - concert in Holland
7912: LIVE AT BALBOA JAZZ CLUB - this time the trio is in Spain
7913: LIVE AT BALBOA JAZZ CLUB - ditto
7914: AT THE JAZZ CAFE - trio recording with guest Toots Thielemans
7915: RETURN TO S.L.U.- a trio concert where Bill took his degree-Southeastern Louisiana Uni.
7916: LIVE IN VANCOUVER: an excellent concert with Johnson and La Barbera
7917: LIVE IN VANCOUVER- ditto
7918: LIVE IN BUENOS AIRES- a really superb trio concert performance
7919: LIVE IN ROME: another trio concert
7920: LIVE AT BUSHNELL PARK - trio at the University of Hartford.
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1980

8001: AT LULU WHITE’S BOSTON - good intimate club date for the trio
8002: AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY - trio concert at the seat of learning.
8003: DUETS WITH JOHN LEWIS- on the same Harvard programme
8004: LIVE AT THE VANGUARD - The artists choice CD
8005: LIVE AT THE VANGUARD - some out takes from the same session
8006: AT RONNIE SCOTTS - Bill’s last visit to the club
8007: AT RONNIE SCOTT'S - ditto
8008: AT RONNIE SCOTT'S - ditto
8009: AT RONNIE SCOTT'S - ditto
8010: MOLDE JAZZ FESTIVAL- trio TV performance - video also available.
8011: LIVE IN MILAN- the trio still on tour
8012: Some solo piano at Bill's New York pad
8013: REGGIO DI CALABRIA - noisy audience and poor quality sound
8014: Trio club date in Toronto
8015: LAST GERMAN CONCERT- trio play to a private party
8016: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - excellent trio sets
8017: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - ditto
8018: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - excellent trio sets
8019: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - ditto
8020: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - ditto
8021: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - ditto
8022: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - ditto
8023: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - ditto
8024: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - ditto
8025: LIVE AT KEYSTONE KORNER - ditto
8026: JUST ALIVE AT FAT TUESDAYS- the very last performance 36 hours before the end.
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