Bill Evans

Village Vanguard Sessions

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This two-LP set from 1973 combined together the two earlier LPs Sunday at the Village Vanguard and Waltz for Debby plus the previously unheard "Porgy," 13 selections recorded during the final appearance by pianist Bill Evans' Trio with bassist Scott LaFaro and drummer Paul Motian. Since all of the music (plus seven other selections that were released for the first time in 1984) have been reissued on CDs, this two-fer's value has dropped a bit through the years but the performances (which feature the three musicians almost operating as equals and are particularly notable for LaFaro's innovative playing) are still timeless.

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