Friday, July 1, 2011

Jazz Interlude: Bill Evans

Bill Evans, "one of the most influential and tragic figures of the post-bop jazz piano," is pretty hard to describe in just a sentence or two.  He "has become an entire school unto himself for pianists and a singular mood unto himself for listeners."  Here he performs his famous composition Waltz For Debby in London in 1965, with Chuck Israel on bass and Larry Bunker on drums.


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