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Bill Evans is widely considered one of the best jazz pianists of all time. This is list of the best Bill Evans albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. The Bill Evans discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Bill Evans albums can be found at the top of the list. Evans was not only a highly influential jazz musician, but also a talented composer. He collaborated with many of the greats of his era, such as George Russell, Eddie Gómez, and Miles Davis. He was also famously part of a jazz trio with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian

If you think the greatest Bill Evans album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Bill Evans album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the Best Bill Evans album of all time, this list will answer your question. Albums range through the legendary pianist's whole career - from Moon Beams to Intermodulation to the classic Waltz for Debby. This list of popular Bill Evans CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion.

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55 7
Sunday at the Village Vanguard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
Joshua Kennedy added Sunday at the Village Vanguard

2
71 16
Waltz for Debby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

3
45 8
Portrait in Jazz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

4
38 8
Explorations is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

5
32 6
You Must Believe in Spring is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

6
32 7
Moon Beams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1962

7
26 5
Everybody Digs Bill Evans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

8
26 6
Undercurrent is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

9
13 2
On Green Dolphin Street is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

10
13 2
Alone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1968

11
12 3
How My Heart Sings! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

12
10 2
Some Other Time: the Lost Sess... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
Joshua Kennedy added Some Other Time: the Lost Session from the Black Forest 2016

13
12 4
Know What I Mean? is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

14
16 8
Interplay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1962

15
14 7
Intermodulation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

16
8 2
You're Gonna Hear From Me is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

17
9 3
Time Remembered is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

18
11 5
Conversations With Myself is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

19
6 1
Jazzhouse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1987

20
7 2
Intuition is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1974

21
7 2
A Simple Matter of Conviction is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

22
9 4
The Bill Evans Album is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

23
7 2
Affinity is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1979

24
8 3
Empathy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1962

25
7 2
I Will Say Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

26
7 3
Trio '65 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1965

27
6 2
Since We Met is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

28
5 1
New Jazz Conceptions is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

29
5 1
Blue in Green is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

30
4 0
Loose Blues is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

31
4 0
The Solo Sessions, Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

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4 0
The Solo Sessions Volume 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

33
12 9
Stan Getz & Bill Evans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

34
7 4
Trio 64 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1964

35
3 0
The Solo Sessions, Vol. 1 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

36
3 0
Symbiosis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1974

37
9 7
Together Again is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

38
4 2
Quintessence is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

39
4 2
Bill Evans With Symphony Orche... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

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4 2
Alone (Again) is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

41
4 2
The Complete Tony Bennett & Bi... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

42
3 1
Turn Out the Stars is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

43
3 1
Re: Person I Knew is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

44
3 1
What's New [With Jeremy Steig] is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

45
3 1
New Conversations is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

46
2 0
Eloquence is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time
1973

47
2 0
Letter to Evan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

48
4 3
Further Conversations With Mys... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

49
4 3
Crosscurrents is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time

50
2 1
Autumn Leaves is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bill Evans Albums of All Time