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Artist: Conte Trio, Dick
Title: Blue In Green
Format: CD
Label: DC JAZZ
Catalog Number:55
Barcode:783025409729 itemnumber=1000123293
Price: $9.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 1/18/2019
Availability: In Stock
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This recording, the fifth CD for pianist & veteran Bay Area Jazz DJ Dick Conte is a loving tribute to his late friend and mentor Bill Evans. They became friends in the 60’s, joining for several interviews over the years on KJAZ, including his last, shortly before he passed on September 15, 1980. Coincidentally BLUE IN GREEN was recorded at Fantasy studio D on September 14th 2018, the day before ceasing operations the next day on the anniversary of Bill’s passing. Bassist Steve Webber appears on four of the CDs, 2 Quartets with Saxophonist Steve Heckman, and 2 Trio including the latest. BLUE IN GREEN was co-produced by Dick and veteran drummer and band leader Akira Tana, who has recorded and performed with numerous jazz legends. Akira replaced the late drummer and jazz author Bill Moody who played on the previous CDS. Included are four Conte originals, Song for Bill, Munay Blue, (for a granddaughter) Sicily, and Christina’s Castle solo (for a daughter). Also standards associated with Bill Evans including the Miles Davis collaborations Blue in Green and All Blues. Also included: Softly as in a Morning Sunrise, My foolish heart (solo), Come Rain or Come Shine, Gentle Rain and Slow Hot Wind (medley) I’m getting Sentimental Over You Yesterdays, Yours Is My Heart Alone and closes out with That’s All and Some Other Time. DC Jazz 55 was recorded in Fantasy Studio D in Berkeley on the Yamaha chosen and used by Evans for numerous recording sessions.

Track Listing
 1. 
Munay (Moon Eye) Blue

 2. 
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

 3. 
All Blues

 4. 
Blue In Green

 5. 
Song For Bill

 6. 
My Foolish Heart

 7. 
Come Rain Or Come Shine

 8. 
Gentle Rain/Slow Hot Wind

 9. 
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

10. 
Sicily

11. 
Christina's Castle

12. 
Yesterdays

13. 
Yours Is My Heart Alone

14. 
That's All/Some Other Time

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