Bill Evans


Archival Collection


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Interview with Ted Alexander by Ann Beatty, 32 page typed transcript (2 copies); typed and hand-written notes titled Ted Alexander Interview 1/24/85, 3 pp.

Interview of Larry Bunker by Ann Beatty, 66 page typed transcript (2 copies); Interview with Larry Bunker by Ann Beatty, typed transcript, pp. 35-66

Interview with Bill Douglas by Ann, 14 page typed transcript (3 copies); 17 page transcript of interview titled "Bill DouglasSolar Analysis" by Ann (3 copies)

Interview of Bill Evans by Marian McPartland, 11 page typed transcript (2 copies); 19 page typed transcript

Interview with Pat Evans by Ann Beatty, February 2, 1985, typescript transcript with handwritten editing notes, 11 pp. front and back

Interview of Mark Gridley by Ron Nethercutt, 32 page typed transcript (2 Copies)

Interview with Dan Hearle by Ann Beatty, 12 page typed transcript (Verso unidentified typescript); 12 page typed transcript; 24 page typed transcript

Interview with Chuck Israels by Ron Nethercutt, 12 page typed transcript; 12 page typescript with handwritten notes; 24 page typed transcript

Interview with Felix Laiche by Ann Beatty, 28 page typed transcript; 32 page typescript with red and pencil handwritten notes; 28 page typescript with handwritten red ink in margins; Feb. 1, 1985, 12 page typescript with handwritten red and blue editing, At head of title: Printout for ProofingBeatty Tape #6

Interview with Mundell Lowe by Ron Nethercutt, 5 page typed transcript; 11 page typed transcript

Interview with Gretchen McGee by Ann, 3 page typed transcript; 2 page typed transcript

Untitled interview transcript of Ann/Marc, typescript, p. 2-25 (3 copies)

"Film narrative," Harry Evans, Steve Allen, Bill Evans, 7 page typed transcript; 10 page typed transcript

Gene Lees Jazz Letter (9 pp.)--3 letters plus one copy between Ann Beatty and Gene Lees concerning Lees biography on Evans

"Discovery of a Musician: Conversations with Bill Evans" by Umberto Santucci Music Jazz, Vol. 21, March 1965, typescript with handwritten notes in red ink, 16 pp.

"First part of a long study by Alian Gerber: Bill Evans Universal et Controverse," Typescript with handwritten notes in red ink, 6 pp.

"To What Extent is Venice Today a Product of its History" by Ann Beatty "Europe ‘83 Dr. Michael Pulman, University of Denver, October 14, 1983," typescript 15 pp.

Class report for Jazz History Bill Evans prepared for the Honorable H. David Caffee, University of Denver, Summer Session,1984, typescript photocopy, 11 pp. (2 copies)

Music

DB Music Workshop "I Hear a Rhapsody" Solo Transcribed and Annotated by Dan Haerle, 3 pp.; "I Hear a Rhapsody" Bill Evans 2-4-84, Manuscript photocopy melodic line with chord symbols, 3 pp. (2 copies of p.1- 2)

"What is this thing portrait jazz" 12-28-59, Music Manuscript photocopy, Melodic line with chord symbols, 3 pp. (4 copies)

"Very Early" transc. C. Bloom, Music Manuscript photocopy, Melodic line with

chord symbols, 2 pp.

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"Blue in Green" M. David arr. Phil, music manuscript, piano music, 1 p.

"Solitude" Manuscript photocopy, piano music, 1 p.

"What’s New?" by Bob Haggart, recorded Bill Evans, Transcribed T. A. manuscript photocopy, melodic line with chord symbols, 1 p. (4 copies)

"Come Rain or Shine" arr. Phil Urso, manuscript photocopy, piano music, 1 p.

"Spring is Here" arr. Phil Urso, manuscript photocopy, piano music, 1 p.

"Stella by Starlight" arr. Phil Urso, manuscript photocopy, 1 p.

"Waltz for Debby" for Christopher Keane composed by Bill Evans special arrangement Christopher Keane by B Manuscript photocopy Piano music, 1 p.

"Bill Evans; Santa Claus is Coming to Town" transcribed by Claudia Bloo 11-10-79 Manuscript photocopy Melodic line with chord symbols, 3 pp.; "Bill Evans; Santa Claus is Coming to Town" transcribed by Claudia Bloom 11-10-79 Manuscript photocopy melodic lines with chord symbols, 2 pp.

A Previously unreleased solo by Bill Evans "When I fall in love" printed piano music photocopy, 2 pp.

12 Tone Row by Bill Evans, music manuscript and handwritten notes photocopy, melodic line with chord symbols 1 p. (3 copies)

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Outline used to write Thesis: Bill Evans: Portrait of his life, Example in his Style of Motivic Development and Rhythmic Displacement from "Solar" and "Autumn Leaves" Solos, A Harmonic Analysis from "When I Fall in Love," by Ann Brinkerhoff Beatty, University of Denver, August 1985

Handwritten and typed notes about Bill Evans probably used by Ann Brinkerhoff Beatty to write a Thesis: Bill Evans: Portrait of his life, Example in his Style of Motivic Development and Rhythmic Displacement from "Solar" and "Autumn Leaves" Solos, A Harmonic Analysis from "When I Fall in Love," University of Denver, August 1985

Typed Pages from Thesis of Bill Evans: Portrait of his life, Example in his Style of Motivic Development and Rhythmic Displacement from "Solar" and "Autumn Leaves" Solos, A Harmonic Analysis from "When I Fall in Love," by Ann Brinkerhoff Beatty, University of Denver, August 1985

Tape Two, Bibliography, Tape One on verso; Tape Three, Bibliography, 4 pp.

Autumn Leaves-Bill Evans

"Autumn leaves all" Audio cassette tape

Miscellaneous typescript, red ink, musical excerpts taped to pages, manuscript music photocopy, some with "Solar" at head of page, 74 pp.

"Autumn Leaves," transcription of Portrait in Jazz Riverside RLP 12-315 recording 5 pp. bound with Previously unreleased solo by Bill Evans WhenI fall in love photocopy (8 copies)

"Autumn Leaves" Bill Evans Piano Solo Prevert-Kosma trancribed by Cyndi Sampler Manuscript photocopy Melodic line with chord symbols, 4 pp., (2 copies)

"Autumn Leaves" on Protrait in Jazz, Manuscript (photocopy), Melodic line with chord symbols, 2 pp.

Examples of Motivic and rhythmic dis. from Solar & Autumn Leaves; Harmonic analysis of When I Fall in Love, typewritten photocopy and handwritten (red ink/pencil/blue ink) edited; taped music example; various paginations and paper sizes

"Methods of Melodic Development as Used by Bill Evans" Chap. I, 10 pp.; "Methods of Melodic Development as Used by Bill Evans"typewritten photocopy; handwritten notes, 8 pp.

"Rhythmic Displacement" Chap. II, 10 pp.; "Rhythmic displacement," 7 pp. typewritten photocopy

"Harmony" Chap. III, 15 pp.; "Harmony," typewritten photocopy; 10 pp.; "Harmony" typewritten photocopy; handwritten notes, 7 pp.

Music manuscript photocopytreble with chord symbols, 6 pp. some with portions cut out at end: "Bill DouglasBoulder Colo Naropa Institute"

7. Printed Music

Preludes op. 37, no. 2 [Scriabin], 6 pp. of printed piano music

Preludes op. 31, no. 4 [Scriabin], 5 pp. of printed piano music

Miscellaneous typewritten photocopies; edited pages; music examples; various paginations and paper sizes 56 pp.

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8. Miscellaneous article photocopies, typescript, music lead sheets, manuscript transcriptions

Music manuscript photocopy melodic tenor line with chord symbols at end: "Bill Douglas Naropa Institute," 9 pp.

10 photocopied articles some ILL slips attached

"Periodical possibilities on the subject of Bill Evans," handwritten, typescript, 10 pp.

"Selected Discography," typescript, 2 pp.

"Sonata" Manuscript photocopy melodic line with chord symbols, pp. 2-3

9. Solar, approx 85 pp. of various sizes of misc. materials, manuscript photocopy,

transcription of Solar by Bill Douglas, typescript, music scores photocopy

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1. Correspondence of Ann Beatty and others re: Evans publication and research, typescript

and handwritten notes photocopy, approx. 100 pp.

a) Correspondence Mrs. Magee and Bill July 23, 1959

b) Correspondence Dr. Pottle and Bill Evans Oct. 10, 1950

c) Correspondence between Ann Beatty and Charles J. Gans July 4, 1985, 1 p.

d) Correspondence between Ann Beatty and Marie Griffen (Institute of Jazz Studies),

July 11, 1985, 1 p.

2. Bill Evans, by Hanns E. Petrik (scan of book)

3. The Grammys: The 36th Annual Grammy Awards, Program book, Bill Evans Lifetime

Achievement award

4. Turn on the Stars: Bill Evans: The Complete Discography, compiled by Peter H. Larsen,

Book and photocopy, 134 p.; typescript photocopy, 10 pp.

5. Miscellaneous

a) SLU and Phi Mu concert programs, typescript photocopy, 17 pp.

b) LA Times article on Evans 1980, 3 photocopies

c) "Readings" Bill Evans 1969, Handwritten photocopy, 8 pp. (2 copies of part)

d) 2 receipts

e) Portion of article by Jim Aikin, photocopy, 1 p.

f) 2 Notes "From the desk of Marie Perlman", Pink paper

g) Copies of ILL requests, 8 pp.

h) "Southeastern Magazine" Premier Issue, Summer 1984, "Bill Evans: Jazzman" by

Rick Settoon, p. 10-12

i) Copies of yearbook pages

j) "Southeastern By-Lion" Oct 25, 1989, Article: "Nethercutt assists with Bill Evans

book research" 2 pp.

k) Copy of article Protector of the Music: An Interview with Judy Bell," 3 pp.

l) 2 copies from Music Dispatch [Bill Evans discography], 1 p.

m) Program "Ron Nethercutt" U.P. College of Music

n) Program "Salin-Lahi, Salin-Lahi"

o) "An Oscar Peterson Bibliography", Typescript with handwritten pencil notes, 1 p.

p) "The Big Myth", Typescript (photocopy) with handwritten editing marks, 14 pp.

q) "Larry Bunker," Handwritten bio. Notes on music manuscript paper, On verso music

manuscript melodic line with chord symbols, [1] p.

r) New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, L-Z (List Southeast as having Bill Evans Archive)

s) Opening Remarks for Bill Evans Festival Concerts at Southeastern, Tuesday,

February 26, 2002 (2 copies)

t) Obituary of Bill Evans, Morning Advocate, 1980

6. Music Manuscript

a) "Nardis" by Miles Davis Bill Evans’ solo 2-2-61 Explorations, Manuscript

photocopy piano music, 3 pp. (3 copies)

b) "Solar" Vanguard sessions 6-25-61, manuscript photocopy melodic line with chord

symbols, 4 pp.

c) "Nardis" Miles Davis melodic line with chord symbols

d) "Sonata Manuscript photocopy melodic line with chord symbols, p. 2

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e) Untitled page Manuscript photocopy melodic line with chord symbols, 1 p.

f) Untitled page, Typescript with handwritten notes and musical example (photocopy)

g) Untitled music manuscript with chord symbols, Manuscript (Photocopy) with

handwritten notes in red, Melodic line with chord symbols, At end: Bill Douglas,

Boulder Co, 5 pp.

7. CD and Tape Reel

a) CD, Conversations with Bill Evans Jean Yves Thibaudet, piano

b) CD, Bill Evans Interview

b) "Letter from Evans" Promotional announcement, 1 sound tape reel (7.5 ips, ½ track

stereo, 5 in. tape reel, ¼ in. tape)

8. Photograph of Mural of Bill Evans in Music Building (4 copies)

9. Framed cover of iajrc Journal, Vol. 19, No. 1, January 1986 (8" x 10")

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CASSETTES IN SOUND CASSETTE BOX

1. "Bill Evans Unauthorized" recorded live at the Balboa Jazz Club Madrid Dec. 1979

(1 sound cassette)

2. "Marian McPartland on Bill Evans" May 19, 1989 "KSLU" (1 sound cassette)

3. "Bill Evans: An Audio Portrait" Master C-120 cassette(1 sound cassette)

4. "Waltz for Debby" Moscow sax Quintet Jan. ‘90New Orleans (1 sound cassette)

5. "Bill Evans: I Loves you Porgy from Torch Song Trilogy" (1 sound cassette)

6. "Southeastern Forum Bill Evans" "NethercuttEvans" (1 sound cassette)

7. "Bill Evans Trio at Village Vanguard" 1-17-80 Private tape by Toney Sweet

(1 sound cassette)

8. "Bill Evans Trio" 1/17/80 (1 sound cassette)

9. "Bill Evans, Rare Concert Recordings" (1 sound cassette)

10. "Bill Evans at Club Monmarte" (1 sound cassette)

11."Live in Marseille" 1976 (1 sound cassette)

12. "Bill Evans Trio ‘65"-Live concert (1 sound cassette)

13. "Piano Jazz Marian McPartland & Bill Evans" (1 sound cassette)

14. "A Tribute: London 16.9.90" (1 sound cassette)

15. "Sylvia Syms: Tribute to Evans" (1 sound cassette)

16. "Bill Evans Birdland Session", The 1960 Birdland Sessionson cover

17. "Bill Evans Live in Stockholm 1965" (1 sound cassette)

18. "Bill Evans in Paris 1972" KSLU (1 sound cassette)

19. "The Collection, Bill Evans" Deja Vu, p 1985 (1 sound cassette)

20. "Bill Evans Trio 1972" (1 sound cassette)

21. "Bill Evans Walkman Jazz" Verve p1987 (1 sound cassette)

22. "Bill Evans Live at the Village Vanguard, At Shelly’s Manne Hole" (1 sound cassette)

23. "Canadian Concert Unknown Session" (1 sound cassette)

24. "In Your Own sweet way Two Super Trios" (1 sound cassette)

25. "Bill Evans Trio with Gary McFarland" (1 sound cassette)

26. "Piano Perspective Autumn Leaves" (1 sound cassette)

27. "Bill Evans & Lee Konitz" (1 sound cassette)

28. "Bill Evans Live in Tokyo, vol. 2" (1 sound cassette)

29. "Fred Hersch Evanessence" (1 sound cassette)

30. "Larry Coryell & Miroslav Vitous" Quartet dedicated to Bill Evans & Scott LaFaro

(1 sound cassette)

31. "Turn out the stars from Good Evening" 7-30-89

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LP RECORDINGS

1. Crosscurrents (Fantasy F-9568)

2. New Jazz Conceptions (Riverside 12-223)

3. New Conversations (WB Records BSK3177)

4. Intuition (Fantasy F-9475)

5. Village Vanguard Sessions (Milestone 47002)

6. Quintessence (Fantasy F-9529)

7. Montreux III (Fantasy F-9510)

8. Explorations (Riverside 9351)

9. Peace, Piece (Milestone M-47024)

10. A Rare Original: Bill Evans (Alto AL 719)

11. California Here I Come (Verve VE2-2545)

12. Idol of the Flies (Bethlehem BCP-6031)

13. Canadian Concert of Bill Evans (Can-Am 1200)

14. Music of Bill Evans: Kronos Quartet (Landmark LLP 1510)

15. Bill Evans Re: Person I Knew (Fantasy F9608)

16. Simple Matter of Conviction (Verve UMV 2107)

17. You’re Gonna Hear from Me (Milestone M-9164)

18. Alone (again) (Fantasy F 9542)

19. Intermodulation (Verve UMV 2106)

20. The Interplay Sessions (Milestone M47066)

21. Affinity (WB Records BSK 3293) (2 copies)

22. Living Time (Columbia KC 31490)

23. Symbiosis (Pausa 7050)

24. Cannonball Adderley: What I Mean (Milestone M-47053)

25. Bob Brookmeyer and Bill Evans: As Time Goes By (Blue Note LT1100)

26. Spring Leaves (Milestone M 47034)

27. Explorations (Riverside 9351)

28. Chick Corea/Bill Evans/Stan Getz Sessions (Verve VE-2-2510)

29. I Grandi di del Jazz: Bill Evans (Grandi del Jazz GdJ 53)

30. Masters of the Modern Piano: Bill Evans (Verve VE 2 2514)

31. Pike’s Peak (Portrait Masters J 44392)

32. Mark Murphy: September Ballads (Milestone M 9154)

33. Bill Evans: The Tokyo Concert (Fantasy F-9457)

34. Since we Met (Fantasy F-9501)

35. Bill Evans Trio with Symphony Orchestra (Verve 2304525)

36. At the Montreux Jazz Festival (Verve 2304152)

37. I Will Say Goodbye (Fantasy F 9593) (2 copies)

38. The Magic Touch: Tadd Cameron (Riverside 9419)

39. Epilog: Bill Evans in Memoriam (Nopa 2901)

40. Marilyn McPartland Plays the Music of Billy Strayhorn (Concord CJ-326)

41. Portrait in Jazz: Bill Evans Trio (Riverside 1162)

42. The Paris Concert, edition 1 (Elektra 60164-1)

43. The Paris Concert, edition 2 (Elektra 60311-1)

44. Atlanta All Star Quartet plays Bill Evans (Antelope AR 888) (2 copies)

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45. Elegy for Bill Evans (Palo Alto PA 8065)

46. Bill Evans: A Tribute (Palo Alto PA 8028)

47. Bill Evans: The Second Trio (Milestone M-47046)

48. Eloquence (Fantasy F 9618)

49. Bill Evans: Piano and Orchestra (MGM E4184)

50. Everybody Digs Bill Evans (Riverside 1129)

51. Bill Evans at Town Hall, vol. 1 (Verve UMV 2053)

52. More from Vanguard (Milestone M 9125)

53. Together again (DRG MRS 901)

54. You Must Believe in Spring (WB HS 3504)

55. Autumn Leaves (Lotus LPPS 11.111)

56. Time Remembered (Milestone M47068)

57. Tony Bennett, Bill Evans Album (Fantasy F 9489)

58. From the 70's (Fantasy F 9630)

59. Conception (Milestone M. 47063)

60. Trio (Motian, Peacock), Duo (Hall) (Verve VE-2-2509)

61. Bill Evans Album (Columbia 30855)

62. We Will Meet Again (WB HS3411)

63. Portrait in Jazz: Bill Evans (Riverside OJC-088)

64. Kind of Blue (Columbia PC 8163)

TAPE REELS

1. "Bill Evans Trio: Live at SLU Spring 1980" 2 sound tape reels (10 ½ in.; ¼ in. tape)

2. "Le Jazz Club" Misc. performances ATR 2/2/89 Sat. 5/6 Bill Evans 1 sound tape reel (10 ½ in,

1/4 in. tape)

3. "Southeastern Louisiana Jazz Ensemble" 3/2/79 MENC/Nashville Crest Records 1 sound tape

reel (10 ½ in. ¼ in. tape)