April 20, 2017
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Bill Evans Trio - "Sunday at the Village Vanguard" - Limited Edition, Sold Out.
This is the Ultimate Analog Audiophile Version of Bill Evans' 1961 Jazz Staple.
A Numbered UltraDisc One-Step Pressing. Only 3,000 Copies Were Made.
This Box Set Includes Two 45RPM 180gm Vinyl LP's. The Catalog Number Is UD1S.
The Deluxe Packaging Includes an Opulent Box, Special LP Jackets and an Unique Insert.
Please note, May 12th, 2017 is the release date so you will receive it on or shortly after then.
Gorgeous romanticism, seamless chemistry, group interplay, and symbiotic trio performances forever changed jazz: Evans' live masterwork boasts brilliant sound, lyrical pianism, magical feel. The gorgeous romanticism of Bill Evans' Sunday at the Village Vanguard cannot be overstated. Neither can the iconic record's place in history - nor what it signifies to generations upon generations of listeners hypnotized by the consummate playing, resplendent compositions, and seamless chemistry.
Originally released in 1961, the live set remains the gold standard for symbiotic trio performance, empathy, and communication.
Because of the brilliant recording, it also survives as one of the best-sounding jazz albums extant - a fact confirmed by it's appearance on multiple reissues over the past few decades. But it's never sounded better than this.
Evans' masterwork reaches three-dimensional sonic and emotional heights never before attained by analog recordings on this opulent Mobile Fidelity UD1S box set complete with special jackets and a unique insert. This ultra-hi-fi audiophile edition literally and figuratively brings you closer to the music of this Riverside staple that, along with the complementary "Waltz for Debby", transformed Evans into a legend and became a blueprint for how jazz trios should work together. You'll enjoy deep black backgrounds, pointillist details, and staggering dynamics.
Experienced via UD1S, Sunday at the Village Vanguard places Evans and his esteemed colleagues in your listening room. Every note, breath, and movement captured by the microphones are reproduced with exquisite accuracy and wowing clarity. The deluxe packaging and gorgeous presentation of this Sunday at the Village Vanguard pressing befit it's extremely select status. Housed in an opulent box, this UD1S edition contains special jackets and a unique insert that further illuminate the splendor of the recording.
Aurally and visually, this Sunday at the Village Vanguard is a curatorial artifact meant to be preserved, poured over, touched, and examined. It is made for discerning listeners that prize sound and creativity, and who desire to fully immerse themselves in the music - and everything involved with the album, from the graphics to the textures. Recorded just ten (10) days before bassist Scott LaFaro perished in a car accident, Sunday at the Village Vanguard changed the way jazz trios were perceived by audiences and musicians alike.
Up until Evans, LaFaro, and drummer Paul Motian proved otherwise, a trio configuration meant two sidemen served as rhythmic support to spotlight the virtuosity of a headline performer or primary soloist. Here, the three instrumentalists operate in complete unison and achieve supreme democratic balance. Expressing their intent via shared conversations, they alight on sublime pieces flush with thematic discovery, improvisational dialog, and raw feeling.
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