Impulse! Records’ history blends indie hipness with a compulsion to push the boundaries, creating some of the most forward-thinking music in history.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
The history of recorded jazz is hard to pin down. So many conflicting stories make up a rich patchwork that guides us towards the truth of how jazz began.
Widely considered to be one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, Evans’ use of harmony and his inventive and impressionistic interpretation of the jazz repertoire has few peers.
The collection presents his output as a leader for the renowned jazz label Riverside, recorded and released between 1958 and 1959.
If you want to luxuriate in jazz then look no further than the Bill Evans Trio and a 48-piece orchestra on Bill Evans Trio With Symphony Orchestra.
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An essential introduction to jazz for beginners, these 20 albums offer a guide to jazz that traces the music’s development over the 50s and 60s.
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The new collection is released in time for the 100th anniversary of the iconic conductor/composer's birth on 25 August.
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Five classic Bill Evans albums, from his days recording for Riverside, including the classic, Waltz For Debby