Bill Evans ‎– Bill Evans's Finest Hour

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Verve Records ‎– 549 675-2
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1 Spartacus Love Theme
Composed By – Alex NorthPiano [Two Additional Overdubbed Pianos] – Bill Evans
5:08
2 Luck Be A Lady
Bass – Wendell MarshallComposed By – Frank LoesserDrums – Paul MotianVibraphone – Eddie Costa
6:19
3 For Heaven's Sake
Bass – Gary PeacockComposed By – Don Meyer*, Elise Bretton, Sherman EdwardsDrums – Paul Motian
4:24
4 Funkallero
Bass – Ron CarterComposed By – Bill EvansDrums – Elvin JonesTenor Saxophone – Stan Getz
6:41
5 Elsa
Bass – Chuck IsraelsComposed By – Earl ZindarsDrums – Larry Bunker
4:20
6 Time Remembered
Arranged By, Conductor – Claus OgermanBass – Chuck IsraelsComposed By – Bill EvansDrums – Larry Bunker
4:12
7 I Should Care
Bass – Chuck IsraelsComposed By – Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston (2), Sammy CahnDrums – Arnie Wise*
5:10
8 Spring Is Here
Bass – Chuck IsraelsComposed By – Lorenz Hart, Richard RodgersDrums – Arnie Wise*
4:42
9 Jazz Samba
Composed By – Claus OgermanGuitar – Jim Hall
3:08
10 Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Bass – Eddie GomezComposed By – Billy Moll, Harry Barris, Ted KoehlerDrums – "Philly" Joe Jones
5:45
11 I Loves You, Porgy
Composed By – DuBose Heyward, George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
5:50
12 Walkin' Up
Bass – Eddie GomezComposed By – Bill EvansDrums – Jack DeJohnette
3:35
13 The Dolphin - After
Arranged By, Conductor – Michael LeonardCello [Orchestral Overdub] – Seymour BarabComposed By – Luiz EçaDrums – Marty MorellDrums [Orchestral Overdub] – Gary Chester (2)Electric Bass [Overdub] – John BealFlute [Orchestral Overdub] – Donald Ashworth*, Harvey Estrin, Joseph Soldo*, Romeo PenqueGuitar – Sam Brown (2)Viola [Orchestral Overdub] – Norman ForrestViolin [Orchestral Overdub] – David Nadien, George Ockner, Karen Jones (2), Leo Kahn, Raoul Poliakin, Tosha SamaroffViolin [Orchestral Overdub], Viola [Orchestral Overdub] – David Schwartz
3:07

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Released in a standard cristal tray jewel-case with a 8-page foldout leaflet.
Leaflet cover is release/jewel-case cover.

Leaflet info:
Credited liner notes in English: Bill Kirchner, November 2000.
#1 recorded February 20, 1963 at Webster Hall, New York City. Original-LP issue: "Conversations With Myself".
#2 recorded January 16, 1958 in New York City. Original-LP issue: Eddie Costa "Guys and Dolls Like Vibes Coral".
#3 recorded December 18, 1963 at Webster Hall, New York City. Original-LP issue: "Trio 64".
#4 recorded May 6, 1964 at Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Original-LP issue: Stan Getz and Bill Evans "Previously Unreleased Recordings".
#5 recorded February 3, 1965 at Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Original-LP issue: "Trio '65".
#6 recorded October 18, 1965 at Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Original-LP issue: "Bill Evans Trio With Symphony Orchestra".
#7 & #8 recorded February 21, 1966 at Town Hall, New York City. Original-LP issue: "Bill Evans At town Hall Volume One".
#9 recorded May 10, 1966 at Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Original-LP issue: Bill Evans -Jim hall "Intermodulation".
#10 recorded August 18, 1967 at The Village Vanguard, New York City. Original-LP issue: "The Complete Bill Evans on Verve".
#11 & #12 recorded June 15, 1968 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland. Original-LP issue: "Bill Evans at the Montreux Jazz Festival".
#13 recorded March 28, 1970 in San Francisco. Orchestral overdub recorded April 23, 1970 at RCA Studios, New York City. Electric guitar overdub on May 27, 1970 at RCA Studios, New York City. Original-LP issue: "From Left to Right".
Photographs are © 2001 Jan Persson, Chuck Stewart.
© 2001 The Verve Music Group.

CD disc info:
Rim text message in English.
This Compilation ℗ 2001 The Verve Music Group © 2001 The Verve Music Group.
Made in the EU.

Back cover info:
This Compilation ℗ 2001 The Verve Music Group © 2001 The Verve Music Group.
Made in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 31454 96752 5
  • Matrix / Runout: 07314 549 675-2 02 51121390
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 00383
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0131

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
314 549 675-2 Bill Evans Bill Evans's Finest Hour(CD, Comp) Verve Records 314 549 675-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
3145496752 Bill Evans Bill Evans's Finest Hour(CD, Comp) Verve Records 3145496752 Canada 2001 Sell This Version
549 675-2 Bill Evans Bill Evans's Finest Hour(CD, Comp) Verve Records 549 675-2 Europe 2001 Sell This Version

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