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Bill Evans

Treasures - Solo, Trio & Orchestral Recordings from Denmark

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Treasures is a 3LP set of never-before-released live recordings by jazz piano icon Bill Evans insolo, trio and orchestral performances from the Copenhagen Jazz Festival, television and radio broadcasts in Denmark in the mid-to-late 1960s, 180g vinyl - triple gatefold sleeve

An official Elemental Music release in collaboration with the Bill Evans Estate, Treasures is a 'holy grail' discovery culled from the private collection of Norwegian jazz musician Ole Matthiessen and released for the very first time as a limited-edition 180-gram 3LP deluxe set.

Highlights of the collection include trio performances from 1965 featuring legendary Danish jazz bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen; the only solo piano version of 'My Funny Valentine' by Evans known to exist; a 1966 orchestral suite performed with the Evans trio accompanied by the Danish Radio Big Bandconducted by trumpeter/arranger Palle Mikkelborg; and much more!

The beautifully designed triple gatefold LP set showcases previously unpublished photos by Jan Persson from Evans' Danish tours, as well as insightful liner notes by acclaimed author, journalist and Evans scholar, Marc Myers, plus interviews and statements from Danish drummer Alex Riel, music journalist, Danish producer and Evans discographer Peter Larsen, Palle Mikkelborg, Evans' long- time trio-mates - bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Marty Morell, and pianists Ran Blake and Matthew Shipp.

QTY (UK/Ireland): 500
    Release Date: 22 Apr 23 Cat No: 5990543