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Portrait In Jazz (Keepnews Collection)


Download links and information about Portrait In Jazz (Keepnews Collection) by Bill Evans. This album was released in 1959 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 01:00:10 minutes.

Artist: Bill Evans
Release date: 1959
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 13
Duration: 01:00:10
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No. Title Length
1. Come Rain or Come Shine (Take 5) (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 3:24
2. Autumn Leaves (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 6:00
3. Witch Craft (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 4:37
4. When I Fall In Love (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 4:56
5. Peri's Scope (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 3:15
6. What Is This Thing Called Love (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 4:36
7. Spring Is Here (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 5:08
8. Someday My Prince Will Come (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 4:56
9. Blue In Green (Take 3) (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 5:25
10. Come Rain or Come Shine (Take 4) (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 3:23
11. Autumn Leaves (Take 9 - Monaural) (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 5:25
12. Blue In Green (Take 1) (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 4:39
13. Blue In Green (Take 2) (featuring Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian) 4:26



This 1959 studio session features Bill Evans with bassist Scott LaFaro and drummer Paul Motian, his earliest important trio and first working group to be recorded. Even at this early stage Evans and his bandmates display a substantial degree of interplay, getting well away from the tradition of the bass and drums playing a totally subservient role to the piano. The pianist's updated arrangements of the seven standards take them into new territory, highlighted by "Autumn Leaves," "Someday My Prince Will Come," and "Spring Is Here." The date is rounded out by two originals, the haunting modal work "Blue in Green" made famous on Miles Davis' Kind of Blue (and wrongly credited to Davis as its composer, as Evans insisted upon credit when the original LP of this session was first issued) and the playful, upbeat "Peri's Scope." Previously reissued as a part of Fantasy's Original Jazz Classics series, this Keepnews Collection expanded reissue includes previously unavailable alternate takes of "Come Rain or Come Shine" and "Blue in Green" that were omitted from the 12-CD The Complete Riverside Recordings boxed set, along with expanded liner notes by Riverside founder/producer Orrin Keepnews.