|The Bill Evans Album|
|Studio album by|
|Released||End of August/early September 1971|
|Recorded||May 11–12, 17, 19-20 and June 9, 1971|
|Studio||CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City|
|Bill Evans chronology|
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|||
|The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings|||
The Bill Evans Album is an album by the jazz pianist Bill Evans, released in 1971. It is his first album to feature all compositions written (or co-written), arranged and performed by Evans.
At the Grammy Awards of 1972, The Bill Evans Album won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo and the Best Jazz Performance by a Group awards.
The Bill Evans Memorial Library states it is the first recording in which Evans used a Fender Rhodes piano.
The title of the song "Re: Person I Knew" is an anagram of the name of Evans' longtime producer, Orrin Keepnews.
The cover image is based on a photograph taken by music photographer Don Hunstein.
The Bill Evans Album was reissued with three bonus alternative tracks by Sony in 2005.
All songs by Bill Evans except where noted.
|1971||Billboard Jazz Albums||14|