Bill Evans - Nardis
Label: Ediciones Del Prado - JB053 • Series: Jazz • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Italy • Genre: Jazz • Style: Post Bop
It was written induring Davis's modal periodto be played by Cannonball Adderley for the album Portrait of Cannonball. Bythe group consisted of John Coltrane on tenor saxophoneRed Garland on pianoPaul Chambers on bassand Philly Joe Jones on drums and had just been expanded to a sextet with the addition of Cannonball Adderley on alto saxophone.
Davis at this point was experimenting with modes—i. In JulyEvans appeared as a sideman in Adderley's album Bill Evans - Nardis of Cannonballthat featured the first performance of "Nardis", specially written by Davis for the session.
While Davis was not very satisfied with the performance, he said that from then on, Evans was the only one to play it in the way he wanted. The piece would come to be associated with Evans's future trios, which played it frequently. It was a very modal sound. And I picked up on it, but nobody else did The tune is called "Nardis. The use of the Phrygian mode and the minor Gypsy scale  in this tune is also Bill Evans - Nardis in other "Spanish" works from those dates, like Davis's Sketches of Spain.
Davis never recorded Slip N Slide - Various - Freestyle Frenzy ∙ Vol. II ∙ The New Generation, and Adderley only did once. George Russell recorded it on his album Ezz-Thetics. It also appears on many of Evans's filmed appearances.
Nardis makes use harmonically and melodically of the Phrygian dominant scale and the minor Gypsy scale technically known as the double harmonic scaleand it is set in thirty-two-bar AABA form. Bill Evans usually played the piece in E major.
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