The Way To Play (4CD)

Bill Evans

of discs
4
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In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Jazz
Label
Proper Box
Released
May 28, 2012

Format: Compact Disc

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Description

Bill Evans was one of the most influential jazz musicians of his generation. He brought exceptional refinement and freshness to the jazz harmonic idiom. Lauded as one of the finest pianists that graced jazz's illustrious history, he inspired countless musicians and is loved by both artists and audiences.

Presented here are 60 tracks spanning from his earliest recordings to the ones made in the beginning of the 1960s, featuring compositions from both Evans and the likes of Miles Davis, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie, George Gershwin and many more.
Songs like 'Waltz For Debby,'Blue In Green,' Nardis,'No Cover No Minimum'are included among the more obscure and rare recordings.

This Properbox edition comes as a 4 Disk set together with an exceptionally enlightening 23 page booklet, complete discography and rare photos.

Press Quotes

"The modern piano trio starts here … Essential listening"

The Observer (5*)

"... I'm running out of stars and superlatives for this Proper set that includes all six (albums) and more. "

Brian Priestly - Jazzwise (5*)

"... this is essential listening for anyone interested in the development of modern jazz."

BBC Music Magazine (5*)

More Info

Key Value
Catalogue number PROPERBOX169
Barcode 0805520021692
Number of items 4
Packaging type Digipak
Imported No
Weight 174g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 126mm x 18mm x 130mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. I Love You -
2. Five -
3. Conception -
4. Easy Living -
5. Displacement -
6. Speak Low -
7. Our Delight -
8. No Cover, No Minimum (Take 2) -
9. I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good -
10. Waltz For Debby -
11. My Romance -
12. Minority -
13. Young And Foolish -
14. Night And Day -
15. Oleo -
16. Tenderly -
17. What Is There To Say -
18. Peace, Piece -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. Lucky To Be Me -
2. Epilogue -
3. Honeysuckle Rose -
4. As Time Goes By -
5. The Way You Look Tonight -
6. It Could Happen To You -
7. The Man I Love -
8. I Got Rhythm -
9. Peri’s Scope -
10. Witchcraft -
11. Spring Is Here -
12. What Is This Thing Called Love? -
13. Come Rain Or Come Shine -
14. Blue In Green (Take 3) -
15. Autumn Leaves -

Disc 3

Track Listing — Disc 3

Song Title Time
1. Someday My Prince Will Come -
2. When I Fall In Love -
3. Autumn Leaves -
4. Our Delight -
5. Beautiful Love/Five (Closing Theme) -
6. Come Rain Or Come Shine -
7. Blue In Green -
8. Israel -
9. Haunted Heart -
10. Beautiful Love -
11. Elsa -
12. Nardis -
13. How Deep Is The Ocean? -
14. I Wish I Knew -
15. Sweet And Lovely -

Disc 4

Track Listing — Disc 4

Song Title Time
1. My Foolish Heart -
2. My Romance -
3. Some Other Time -
4. Solar -
5. Gloria’s Step -
6. My Man’s Gone Now -
7. All Of You -
8. Alice In Wonderland -
9. Milestones -
10. Detour Ahead -
11. Waltz For Debby -
12. Jade Visions -