I Will Say Goodbye

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I Will Say Goodbye
Studio album by The Bill Evans Trio
Released 1980
Recorded May 11–13, 1977
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley
Genre Jazz
Length 46:19
Label Fantasy
F 9593
Producer Helen Keane
The Bill Evans Trio chronology
Crosscurrents
(1977)
I Will Say Goodbye
(1977)
Together Again
(1977)

I Will Say Goodbye is an album by American jazz pianist Bill Evans, recorded in 1977 but not released until 1980.

Reception[edit]

At the Grammy Awards of 1981, I Will Say Goodbye won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo and We Will Meet Again won the Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group awards.[1]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars calling it "Fine post-bop music from an influential piano giant."[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Will Say Goodbye" (Legrand) – 3:30
  2. "Dolphin Dance" (Herbie Hancock) – 6:04
  3. "Seascape" (Johnny Mandel) – 5:23
  4. "Peau Douce" (Steve Swallow) – 4:18
  5. "Nobody Else But Me" (Hammerstein II, Kern) – 5:06 Bonus track on CD reissue
  6. "I Will Say Goodbye" [Take 2] (Legrand) – 4:51
  7. "The Opener" (Bill Evans) – 6:13
  8. "Quiet Light" (Earl Zindars) – 2:29
  9. "A House Is Not a Home" (Bacharach, David) – 4:38
  10. "Orson's Theme" (Legrand) – 3:47 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from AllMusic.[3]

Production
  • Helen Keane – producer
  • Bruce Walford – engineer
  • Phil Bray – photography
  • Phil Carroll – art direction
  • Phil DeLancie – digital remastering (reissue)

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1980 Billboard Jazz Albums[4] 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Awards & Shows – Grammy Awards 1981". awardsandshows.com. Archived from the original on October 21, 2013. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Allmusic: Bill Evans – I Will Say Goodbye - review". Allmusic.com. Archived from the original on August 4, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Allmusic: Bill Evans – I Will Say Goodbye - credits". Allmusic.com. Archived from the original on August 4, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Allmusic: Bill Evans - Awards". Allmusic.com. Archived from the original on August 4, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 

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