Bill Evans - Village Vanguard Question

I'm confused about the 3 CD set of the famous Vanguard recordings of Bill Evans.

Supposedly the songs are presented in the order in which they were performed during the 6 sets the trio played. If that's the case why are there "take 1's" and take 2's", etc? Can someone explain?

I read Orrin Keepnews liner notes but still don't get it.

This is probably the best piano trio music I've ever heard.


Showing 1 response by weim_boy

The VV 1961 recordings are tops on my list of recordings too.

I believe that the takes refer to the order of presentation during the 5 VV sets.

"Gloria's Step" was played at the first set, but the second time it was played (third set) was issued on Sunday at the Village Vanguard.

Happy listening,