Another Time: The Hilversum Concert (LP)

 
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Bill Evans
Another Time: The Hilversum Concert (LP)

[ Resonance / LP ]

Release Date: Friday 1 September 2017

Bill Evans Another Time: The Hilversum Concert, was recorded on June 22, 1968, just two days after Some Other Time, and provides a fitting counterpoint to that remarkable album. Interestingly, these two recordings were made one day on either side of the summer solstice and they each seem to embody attributes of their respective seasons. Where Some Other Time, recorded at the legendary MPS studios in Villingen, Germany, is imbued with an introspective, vernal beauty, Another Time was recorded as a live concert, and is a recording remarkable not only for the three musicians' ebullience, freedom and summer-infused heat; but notable also for its exceptional recording quality utilizing the then state of the art recording techniques of the NRU. Producer Zev Feldman and Executive Producer, George Klabin, regard Another Time as the best-sounding Bill Evans album on Resonance; perhaps one of Evans's best sounding live recordings ever.

The configuration of this special edition of the Bill Evans Trio - featuring Jack DeJohnette newly introduced as a co-equal counterpart to Evans and the redoubtable Eddie Gomez - was not widely recorded before Some Other Time. Indeed, before Resonance released Some Other Time, only one previous aural document existed memorializing this version of the trio, which had a life-span of only six months: a live recording made at the Montreux Festival, a concert that was held roughly a week before Some Other Time and Another Time were recorded.

Tracks:

You're Gonna Hear from Me (4:30)
Very Early (5:14)
Who Can I Turn To? (5:36)
Alfie (5:29)
Embraceable You (5:05)
Emily (4:22)
Nardis (8:34)
Turn Out the Stars (4:53)
Five (2:26)