Waltz for Debby (song)
|"Waltz for Debby"|
|Song by Bill Evans|
|from the album New Jazz Conceptions|
"Waltz for Debby" is a jazz standard composed by pianist Bill Evans. He recorded it as a solo piano piece on his album New Jazz Conceptions (1956). Lyrics were written by Gene Lees. "Debby" in the song title refers to Evans's niece, Debby Evans.
- Don Sebesky: Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement (from I Remember Bill: The Tribute to Bill Evans, 1999)
- Gary Burton and Chick Corea: Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo (from The New Crystal Silence, 2008)
On New Jazz Conceptions (1956):
On Waltz for Debby (1961):
- New Jazz Conceptions (1956)
- Waltz for Debby (1961) (The track also appears on The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961, along with an alternate take)
- Know What I Mean? (1961, Cannonball Adderley with Bill Evans)
- Waltz for Debby (1964, with Monica Zetterlund)
- You're Gonna Hear From Me (recorded 1969, released 1988)
- The Bill Evans Album (1972)
- The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album (1975, with Tony Bennett)
- Cannonball Adderley – Know What I Mean? (1961)
- David Benoit - This Side Up (1985), Standards (2006) and Heroes (2008)
- Chick Corea and Gary Burton – The New Crystal Silence (2008)
- John McLaughlin – Time Remembered: John McLaughlin Plays Bill Evans (1993)
- Oscar Peterson – Affinity (1962)
- Don Sebesky – I Remember Bill: The Tribute to Bill Evans (1999)
- Ralph Towner – Open Letter (1991)
- Alexander, Charles; Carr, Ian; Fairweather, Digby; Priestley, Brian (2004). The Rough Guide to Jazz (3rd ed.). Rough Guides. p. 249. ISBN 1-84353-256-5.
- Sakta vi gå genom stan – Det bästa at Allmusic - retrieved on 26 May 2009
- Don Sebesky awards at Allmusic - retrieved on 26 May 2009
- 51st Grammy Awards winners Archived October 5, 2009, at the Wayback Machine at grammy.com - retrieved on 26 May 2009
- Gioia, Ted (2012). The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire. New York City: Oxford University Press. pp. 444–446. ISBN 978-0-19-993739-4.
- "Standards overview". Allmusic.com.
- "Heroes overview". Allmusic.com.
- "Heroes : David Benoit : Concord Music Group". Concord Music Group.
- "Waltz for Debby" at jazzstandards.com