"Waltz for Debby"
Song by Bill Evans
from the album New Jazz Conceptions
Released1956 (1956)
Composer(s)Bill Evans
Lyricist(s)Gene Lees

"Waltz for Debby" is a jazz standard composed by pianist Bill Evans. He recorded it as a solo piano piece on his album New Jazz Conceptions (1956). Lyrics were written by Gene Lees.[1] "Debby" in the composition's title refers to Evans's niece, Debby Evans.

"Waltz for Debby" is known in Swedish by the name "Monicas Vals"; lyrics were written by Beppe Wolgers; and in Finnish by the name "Ankin Valssi"; lyrics were written by Jukka Kuoppamäki.[2]



On New Jazz Conceptions (1956):

On Waltz for Debby (1961):


By Evans

By others


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