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Montreux II

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Released  1970
Length  33:13
Release date  1970
Label  Legacy Recordings
Recorded  June 19 & 20, 1970
Artist  Bill Evans
Producer  Creed Taylor
Genre  Jazz
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Montreux II (1970)  The Bill Evans Album (1971)
Similar  Bill Evans albums, Jazz albums

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Montreux II is a live album by jazz pianist Bill Evans with Eddie Gómez and Marty Morell recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland in 1970 and released on the CTI label. The album was the second of Evan's Montreux concert recordings to be released following the Grammy Award-winning Bill Evans at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1968).

Contents

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Reception

The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden awarded the album 3½ stars and states "While this is a terrific live performance, there are sound problems, including what sounds like bleeding of the stage monitors into the mix, and there are muddy spots in the recording as well".

Track listing

All compositions by Bill Evans except as indicated
  1. Introduction - 1:11
  2. "Very Early" - 5:27
  3. "Alfie" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 5:30
  4. "34 Skidoo" - 6:37
  5. "How My Heart Sings" (Earl Zindars) - 4:16
  6. "Israel" (John Carisi) - 4:14
  7. "I Hear a Rhapsody" (Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre) - 5:54
  8. "Peri's Scope" - 6:00
  • Recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Casino De Montreux, Switzerland on June 19 & 20, 1970.
  • Personnel

  • Bill Evans - piano
  • Eddie Gómez - bass
  • Marty Morell - drums
  • Songs

    1Introduction1:16
    2Very Early5:31
    3Alfie5:35

    References

    Montreux II Wikipedia


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