Quintessence (Remastered) Bill Evans

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Label: Craft Recordings

Genre: Jazz

Subgenre: Cool

Artist: Bill Evans

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  • 1Sweet Dulcinea Blue06:08
  • 2Martina08:17
  • 3Second Time Around03:46
  • 4A Child Is Born07:35
  • 5Bass Face10:08
  • Total Runtime35:54

Info for Quintessence (Remastered)

Quintessence is an album by American jazz pianist Bill Evans. It was recorded in 1976 for Fantasy Records and released the following year. At this time usually playing solo or with his trio, for these sessions Evans was the leader of an all-star quintet featuring Harold Land on tenor saxophone, guitarist Kenny Burrell, Ray Brown on bass, and Philly Joe Jones on drums.

"Most of pianist Bill Evans' recordings were in a trio format, making this quintet date a nice change of pace. Evans' all-star group consists of tenor saxophonist Harold Land, guitarist Kenny Burrell, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Philly Joe Jones and the results are quite tasteful and explorative in a subtle way. This version of Thad Jones' "A Child Is Born" is most memorable." (Scott Yanow, AMG)

Bill Evans, piano
Harold Land, tenor saxophone
Kenny Burrell, guitar
Ray Brown, bass
Philly Joe Jones, drums

Recorded May 27–30, 1976 at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley
Produced by Helen Keane

Digitally remastered

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