Alone (Again)
Studio album by
ReleasedEarly December 1977[1]
RecordedDecember 16–18, 1975
StudioFantasy Studios, Berkeley
GenreJazz
Length43:07
LabelFantasy
F 9542
ProducerHelen Keane
Bill Evans chronology
Since We Met
(1976)
Alone (Again)
(1977)
Together Again
(1977)

Alone (Again) is a solo piano album by American jazz pianist Bill Evans, recorded in December 1975 but not released until 1977 on Fantasy Records. It was reissued on CD in 1994 by Original Jazz Classics.

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars[4]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Scott Yanow wrote of the album "... Evans plays well enough on this set of unaccompanied solos (reissued on CD), but the material is generally not worth the intense explorations that it receives."[2]

Track listing

  1. "The Touch of Your Lips" (Ray Noble) – 7:07
  2. "In Your Own Sweet Way" (Dave Brubeck) – 8:59
  3. "Make Someone Happy" (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) – 7:14
  4. "What Kind of Fool Am I?" (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 6:10
  5. "People" (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill) – 13:37

Personnel

Additional personnel

Chart positions

Year Chart Position
1978 Billboard Jazz Albums 31

References

  1. ^ Billboard Dec 24, 1977
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Alone Again > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 28, 2011.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 74. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 458. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.