Jazz + Jazz = Bill Evans

This months ‘Jazz + Jazz = Jazz’ features legendary American pianist and composer Bill Evans.

A classically trained pianist through University, Evans moved to New York in 1955 where he would later join Miles Davis’ sextet. The band went on to release ‘Kind Of Blue’ which would later become the best selling jazz album of all time.

Evans left the sextet in 1959 and began pursuing a career at the forefront of his trio. There were many incarnations of the Bill Evans Trio throughout the 60’s after Scott Lazaro tragically died in a car accident. Reemerging with a new lineup the Bill Evans Trio would go on to record a succession of seminal albums which are now regarded as standards in the world of jazz music.

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