Quintessence (Bill Evans album)

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Quintessence
Studio album by Bill Evans
Released 1976
Recorded May 27–30, 1976
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley
Genre Jazz
Length 42:56 (reissue)
Label Fantasy
F-9529
Producer Helen Keane
Bill Evans chronology
Alone Again
(1975)
Quintessence
(1976)
Crosscurrents
(1977)

Quintessence is an album by American jazz pianist Bill Evans, released in 1976.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Scott Yanow called the album "a nice change of pace."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweet Dulcinea Blue" (Kenny Wheeler) – 6:02
  2. "Martina" (Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay, Hal Shaper) – 8:12
  3. "Second Time Around" (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 3:41
  4. "A Child Is Born" (Thad Jones, Alec Wilder) – 7:30
  5. "Bass Face" (Kenny Burrell) – 10:04

Reissue bonus track:

  1. "Nobody Else But Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) – 7:27

Personnel[edit]

Technical personnel[edit]

  • Helen Keane – producer
  • Phil Kaffel – engineer
  • Phil DeLancie – remastering
  • Galen Rowell - cover photo
  • Phil Bray - booklet photos

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1977 Billboard Jazz Albums 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Quintessence > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 28, 2011. 

External links[edit]