Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Blu-Spec CD of the Month - "Bill Evans: Montreux II with Eddie Gomez & Marty Morell, 1970"

Blu-Spec CD of the Month
Bill Evans: "Montreux II" (CTI)

***** (musical performance)
*** (sonic quality)

Concert Recording Supervised by Helen Keane
A Creed Taylor Production
Featuring: Bill Evans (acoustic piano), Eddie Gomez (acoustic bass) & Marty Morell (drums)
Cover Photo: Pete Turner
Album Design: Leonard S. Levine
Recorded by Pierre Grandjean (for the Technical Department of Radio Suisse Romande) on June 19, 1970 at Casino De Montreux, Switzerland
Mixed by Rudy Van Gelder @ Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA) in July, 1970

Highlights: "Very Early," "Alfie," "I Hear A Rhapsody," "Israel" and "Peri's Scope"

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