Consecration: The Final Recordings Part 2

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Consecration: The Final Recordings Part 2
Consecration The Final Recordings Part 2.jpg
Live album by Bill Evans
Released 2002
Recorded August 31 & September 1–7, 1980
Genre Jazz
Label Milestone
Bill Evans chronology
Tenderly: An Informal Session
(2001)
Consecration: The Final Recordings Part 2
(2002)
Getting Sentimental
(2003)

Consecration: The Final Recordings Part 2 is an 8-CD box set live album by jazz pianist Bill Evans with Marc Johnson and Joe LaBarbera recorded during a nine night residency at Keystone Korner in San Francisco in 1980 and released on the Milestone label in 2002.[1] Additional recordings from this concert series were released as The Last Waltz: The Final Recordings in 2000.

Reception[edit]

Thom Jurek of Allmusic stated "there is undeniable evidence that not only was Evans in a state of creative rebirth at the end of his life, but was perhaps at his zenith as a composer, arranger, and — above all — as an improviser".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Bill Evans except as indicated

Disc One:

  1. "Re: Person I Knew" - 5:54
  2. "Tiffany" - 5:46
  3. "My Foolish Heart" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 5:24
  4. "Song from M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless)" (Mike Altman, Johnny Mandel) - 4:27
  5. "Knit for Mary F." - 8:11
  6. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 9:42
  7. "Your Story" - 5:02
  8. "The Two Lonely People" (Evans, Carol Hall) - 8:11
  9. "My Romance" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 11:15

Disc Two:

  1. "Tiffany" - 6:19
  2. "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 7:20
  3. "Like Someone in Love (Burke, Van Heusen) - 7:46
  4. "Letter to Evan" - 8:59
  5. "Gary's Theme" (Gary McFarland) - 7:15
  6. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Mancini, Mercer) - 8:36
  7. "I Do It for Your Love" (Paul Simon) - 7:01
  8. "My Romance" (Hart, Rodgers) - 9:19

Disc Three:

  1. "Re: Person I Knew" - 5:04
  2. "Tiffany" - 5:50
  3. "Knit for Mary F." - 6:44
  4. "Like Someone in Love" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 7:12
  5. "Your Story" - 4:42
  6. "Someday My Prince Will Come" (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) - 7:20
  7. "I Do It for Your Love" (Simon) - 6:18
  8. "My Romance" (Hart, Rodgers) - 10:10

Disc Four:

  1. "Re: Person I Knew" - 5:06
  2. "Tiffany" - 5:56
  3. "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 7:07
  4. "Song from M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless)" (Altman, Mandel) - 5:03
  5. "Your Story" - 4:43
  6. "Like Someone in Love" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 6:48
  7. "Knit for Mary F." - 6:51
  8. "The Two Lonely People" (Evans, Hall) - 8:23
  9. "My Romance" (Hart, Rodgers) - 9:28

Disc Five:

  1. "Up With the Lark" (Jerome Kern, Leo Robin) - 7:15
  2. "Mornin' Glory" (Bobby Gentry) - 4:07
  3. "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 6:38
  4. "Like Someone in Love" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 7:21
  5. "Turn Out the Stars" - 8:36
  6. "Your Story" - 4:36
  7. "Emily" (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer) - 5:10
  8. "I Do It for Your Love" (Simon) - 6:15
  9. "My Romance" (Hart, Rodgers) - 8:57

Disc Six:

  1. "Re: Person I Knew" - 4:37
  2. "Tiffany" - 5:33
  3. "Knit for Mary F." - 6:52
  4. "My Foolish Heart" (Washington, Young) - 4:54
  5. "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)" (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) - 6:20
  6. "Emily" (Mandel, Mercer) - 4:48
  7. "Laurie" - 8:05
  8. "You and the Night and the Music" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 6:21

Disc Seven:

  1. "Re: Person I Knew" - 4:36
  2. "Laurie" - 7:02
  3. "Bill's Hit Tune" - 7:35
  4. "The Two Lonely People" (Evans, Hall) - 7:53
  5. "Song from M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless)" (Altman, Mandel) - 4:17
  6. "My Foolish Heart" (Washington, Young) - 4:13
  7. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Mancini, Mercer) - 8:23
  8. "But Beautiful" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 3:11

Disc Eight:

  1. "Emily" (Mandel, Mercer) - 4:47
  2. "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 6:17
  3. "Like Someone in Love" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 6:51
  4. "Your Story" - 4:20
  5. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Mancini, Mercer) - 7:55
  6. "Knit for Mary F." - 6:27
  7. "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)" (Bricusse, Newley) - 5:01
  8. "I Do It for Your Love" (Simon) - 5:46
  9. "My Romance" (Hart, Rodgers) - 9:03
    • Recorded at Keystone Korner, San Francisco on August 31 (disc 1), September 1 (disc 2), September 2 (disc 3), September 3 (disc 4), September 4, (disc 5), September 5 (disc 6), September 6 (disc 7), and September 7 (disc 8), 1980.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Evans discography accessed May 13, 2010
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed March 23, 2010