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Waltz for Debby

 

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Bill Evans Trio- Sunday At The Village Vanguard
Bill Evans/Piano, Scott LaFARO/Bass, Paul Motian/Drums


Scotty LaFaro

1. Gloria's Step - (take 2) |
2. My Man's Gone Now
3. Solar
4.
Alice In Wonderland - (take 2) |
5.
All Of You - (take 2)
6.
Jade Visions - (take 2)
7.
Gloria's Stet - (take 3, bonus track)
8.
Alice In Wonderland - (bonus track, take 1)
9.
All Of You - (take 3, bonus track)
10. Jade Visions - (take 1, bonus track)
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11. Classical Rendition by Bill Evans
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January 1, 1987 | Original Release Date: 1961

Review
This is Scott LaFaro's album. LaFaro died mysteriously after the recording of these sessions in a highway accident. The loss of this young bassman's life reinforces two realities: 1) LaFaro was amongst one of the greatest bassists ever lived and 2) Bill Evans' best trio was with LaFaro and Motian, as it was proved irreplacable. LaFaro's talents are shown throughout the album - he wrote two songs, "Gloria's Steps" and "Jade Visions." His solos in various songs are breathtaking, if not heartbreaking. If "Waltz for Debby" is the most tranquil album in jazz history, then "Sunday" represents a more volatile effort, with Zen-like solos from Bill Evans. Bill certainly is a calm and confident piano player and he shows a lot of his classical roots in this session, as demonstrated in the last track "Classical Rendition." All and all, this is an album that celebrates Bill Evans' artistry and Scott LaFaro's musicality while It mourns LaFaro's untimely death. Legendarily beautiful.

Extended Listening

-Bill Evans Trio- Portrait In Jazz
-Bill Evans Trio- Explorations

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