The Bill Evans Album

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The Bill Evans Album
Studio album by Bill Evans
Released 1971
Recorded May 11, 12, 17, 19 & 20, June 9, 1971 in New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Columbia
Producer Helen Keane
Bill Evans chronology
Piano Player
(1957-1971)
The Bill Evans Album
(1971)
Living Time
(1972)
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The Bill Evans Album is an album by the jazz pianist Bill Evans, released in 1971.

At the Grammy Awards of 1972, The Bill Evans Album won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo and the Best Jazz Performance by a Group awards.

The Bill Evans Memorial Library states it is the first recording in which Evans used a Fender Rhodes piano.[1]

The Bill Evans Album was reissued with three bonus alternative tracks by Sony in 2005.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Bill Evans unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Comrade Conrad" – 7:49
  2. "Two Lonely People" (Bill Evans, Carol Hall) – 6:13
  3. "Funkallero" – 7:05
  4. "Sugar Plum" – 7:45
  5. "Waltz for Debby" (Evans, Lees) – 6:40
  6. "Re: Person I Knew" – 5:55
  7. "T.T.T. (Twelve Tone Tune)" – 7:39
    2005 reissue bonus tracks:
  8. "Waltz for Debby" [alternate take] (Evans, Gene Lees) – 7:52
  9. "Re: Person I Knew" [alternate take] – 7:21
  10. "Funkallero" [alternate take] – 6:10

Credits[edit]

Production notes

  • Helen Keane – producer
  • Peter Weiss – engineer, mixing
  • Orrin Keepnews – reissue producer
  • Mark Wilder – remastering
  • John Berg – art direction
  • Fred Binkley – liner notes
  • Don Hunstein – photography
  • Seth Rothstein – project director
  • Paula Wood – art direction, design

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1971 Billboard Jazz Albums 14

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