At Shelly's Manne-Holeby Bill Evans (Vinyl Record)

Bill Evans: At Shelly's Manne-Hole (Vinyl LP)


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Vinyl LP pressing. This 1963 LP marked the last album Bill Evans made for his first label, Riverside, and was the second of two live recordings which Evans did for the label (the other resulted in the iconic Village Vanguard LPs). But above all, these two nights at Shelly Manne's club in Hollywood marked the only recording by Evans' excellent but short-term third trio, featuring Chuck Israels on bass and LA drummer Larry Bunker. The trio performs a selection of standards with a melodic and sensitive touch. Bill Evans was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly worked in a trio setting. Evans' use of impressionist harmony, inventive interpretation of traditional jazz repertoire, block chords, and trademark rhythmically independent, singing melodic lines continue to influence jazz pianists today. Isn't It Romantic? 4:42, The Boy Next Door 5:26, Wonder Why 5:18, Swedish Pastry 5:56, Our Love Is Here to Stay 4:51, 'Round Midnight 9:07, Stella By Starlight 5:04, Blues in F / Five 5:42