Letter to Evan

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For the David Benoit album, see Letter to Evan (David Benoit album).
Letter to Evan
Live album by Bill Evans
Released 1994
Recorded July 21, 1980
Genre Jazz
Length 53:43
Label Dreyfus
Bill Evans chronology
Blue in Green: The Concert in Canada
(1991)
Letter to Evan
(1994)
Turn Out the Stars
(1994)

Letter to Evan is a live album by jazz pianist Bill Evans with Marc Johnson and Joe LaBarbera recorded ay Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in 1980 and released on the Dreyfus label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and states "Evans is heard with one of his finest trios... in surprisingly enthusiastic and creative form; there is no hint that the end is near... Easily recommended for true Bill Evans fans".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Bill Evans except as indicated
  1. "Emily" (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer) - 5:33
  2. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Henry Mancini, Mercer) - 8:25
  3. "Knit for Mary F." - 6:07
  4. "Like Someone in Love" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 7:06
  5. "Your Story" - 3:56
  6. "Stella by Starlight" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 8:26
  7. "My Man's Gone Now" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 6:07
  8. "Letter to Evan" - 8:03
  • Recorded at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in London, England on July 21, 1980

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Evans discography accessed March 23, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 5, 2011