Kronos Quartet - Music of Bill Evans (1987) [Mainstream Jazz]; FLAC (tracks+.cue)

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Kronos Quartet - Music of Bill Evans (1987) [Mainstream Jazz]; FLAC (tracks+.cue)

Unread postby Mike1985 » 30 May 2017, 07:22

Artist: Kronos Quartet
Album: Music of Bill Evans
Genre: Mainstream Jazz
Label: Landmark Records
Released: 1987
Quality: FLAC (tracks+.cue)
  1. Waltz for Debby
  2. Very early
  3. Nardis
  4. Re: Person I know
  5. Time remembered
  6. Walking up
  7. Turn out the stars
  8. Five
  9. Peace piece

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  • David Harrington: Violin
  • John Sherba: Violin
  • Hank Dutt: Viola
  • Joan Jeanrenaud: Cello
  • Eddie Gomez: Bass
  • Jim Hall: Guitar, Improvisation

For their second and final jazz project, the adventurous Kronos Quartet (a top classical string quartet) performed eight Bill Evans compositions, plus "Nardis" (which Evans always claimed Miles Davis stole from him). Three songs apiece add either guitarist Jim Hall or bassist Eddie Gomez. The members of Kronos (David Harrington and John Sherba on violin, Hank Dutt on viola, and cellist Joan Jeanrenaud) do not improvise, but they expertly play Tom Darter's arrangements, some of which (particularly "Peace Piece") are transcriptions of pianist Evans' solos. Overall this was an intriguing project, as was Kronos' slightly earlier interpretations of Thelonious Monk tunes.
Review by Scott Yanow

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