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In July 1963.

In July 1963, “Riverside” label released “Cannonball’s Bossa Nova”, the 26th Julian “Cannonball” Adderley album. It was recorded in December 1962, in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Cannonball Adderley – alto saxophone
  • Sérgio Mendes- piano
  • Durval Ferreira – guitar
  • Octavio Bailly, Jr. – bass
  • Dom Um Romão- drums
  • Pedro Paulo – trumpet
  • Paulo Moura- alto saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Clouds – Durval Ferreira, Maurício Einhorn
  2. Minha Saudades – João Donato
  3. Corcovado – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  4. Batida Differentes – Durval Ferreira, Maurício Einhorn
  5. Joyce’s Samba – Durval Ferreira, Maurício Einhorn
  6. Groovy Samba – Sérgio Mendes
  7. O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, João Gilberto
  8. Sambops – Durval Ferreira, Maurício Einhorn

 

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In March 1961.

In March 1961, “Riverside” label released “Explorations”, the seventh Bill Evans album. It was recorded on February 2, 1961, in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews. “Explorations” won the Billboard Jazz Critics Best Piano LP poll for 1961.

Personnel:

  • Bill Evans- piano
  • Scott LaFaro- bass
  • Paul Motian– drums
  • Bill Stoddard – engineer
  • Shigeo Miyamoto – mastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Israel – John Carisi
  2. Haunted Heart – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  3. Beautiful Love” (take 2) – Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young, Haven Gillespie
  4. Elsa – Earl Zindars
  5. Nardis – Miles Davis
  6. How Deep Is the Ocean? – Irving Berlin
  7. I Wish I Knew – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
  8. Sweet and Lovely – Gus Arnheim, Jules LeMare, Harry Tobias

In March 1959.

In March 1959, “Riverside” label released “Everybody Digs Bill Evans”, the third Bill Evans studio album. It was recorded on December 15, 1958, at “Reeves Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  1. Minority – Gigi Gryce
  2. Young and Foolish – Albert Hague, Arnold B. Horwitt
  3. Lucky to Be Me – Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green
  4. Night and Day – Cole Porter
  5. Tenderly – Walter Gross
  6. Peace Piece – Bill Evans
  7. What Is There to Say? – Vernon Duke, Yip Harburg
  8. Oleo – Sonny Rollins
  9. Epilogue – Bill Evans

Personnel:

  • Bill Evans- piano
  • Sam Jones- bass
  • Philly Joe Jones- drums

 

In February 1963.

In February 1963, “Riverside” label released “Caravan”, album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. It was recorded October 23-24, 1962, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Art Blakey- drums
  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller- trombone
  • Wayne Shorter- tenor saxophone
  • Cedar Walton- piano
  • Reggie Workman- bass

Track listing:

  1. Caravan – Juan Tizol
  2. Sweet ‘n’ Sour – Wayne Shorter
  3. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – Mann, Hilliard
  4. This Is for Albert – Wayne Shorter
  5. Skylark – Carmichael, Mercer
  6. Thermo – Freddie Hubbard

In February 1957.

In February 1957, “Riverside” label released “New Jazz Conceptions”, the debut Bill Evans album as a leader.  September 18 and 27, 1956, in New York City, and was produced by Bill Grauer and Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Bill Evans- piano
  • Teddy Kotick- bass
  • Paul Motian– drums
  • Jack Higgins – engineer
  • Tamaki Beck – mastering

Track listing:

  1. I Love You – Cole Porter
  2. Five – Bill Evans
  3. I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) – Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster
  4. Conception – George Shearing
  5. Easy Living – Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger
  6. Displacement – Bill Evans
  7. Speak Low – Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash
  8. Waltz for Debby – Bill Evans, Gene Lees
  9. Our Delight – Tadd Dameron
  10. My Romance – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  11. No Cover, No Minimum