|We Will Meet Again|
|Studio album by|
|Recorded||August 6–9, 1979|
New York City
|Bill Evans chronology|
We Will Meet Again is an album by jazz pianist Bill Evans made for Warner Bros. Records in 1979. It is notable in that it is Evans's last studio recording.
After the suicide of Bill Evans' older brother, Harry, earlier in 1979, Bill made this album with his brother in mind, "We Will Meet Again" is addressed to Harry.
Just after Harry's suicide, Bill Evans started a relationship with a Canadian waitress named Laurie Verchomin, the track "Laurie" is named after her. Laurie eventually took care of Bill Evans until his death, she was the last person he saw before he died.
At the Grammy Awards of 1981, I Will Say Goodbye won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo and We Will Meet Again won the Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group awards.
The Allmusic review awarded the album 4 stars.
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|||
|The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings|||
All tracks by Bill Evans except where noted.
Credits adapted from AllMusic.
|1980||Billboard Jazz Albums||36|
Main article: Bill Evans discography