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Jazz musician Bill Evans returns

ECM Publishers - 2 days ago
On Nov. 9,Columbia Heights residents and outsiders took their seats in the Heights Theater to observe what remains of Bill Evans' legacy: his inventive and influential reconstruction of jazz. Larry McDonough, KBEM Jazz 88.5 FM Radio and the...

Top 10 things to do in Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Post - 22 hours ago
The Super Jazz Ashdod festival features a host of concerts. This year's lineup includes American jazz saxophonist Bill Evans (pictured), American jazz singer Sharon Clark, Azerbaijani jazz musician Rain Sultanov, the Carling Dixieland Band, as well as...

Where's a Bill, there's a way

The Jerusalem Post - 22 hours ago
At the age of 59, one might expect Bill Evans to be something of a product of his pop-rock times. Many jazz musicians of a similar vintage, chosen improvisational art form notwithstanding, imbibed the sounds and vibes of the likes of The Beatles, The...

(BPRW) CANNONBALL JAZZ SERIES: THE BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Black PR Wire (press release) - 10 hours ago
After serving in active military duty, he relocated to New York City and in short order, became a fixture within The Miles Davis Quintet, playing alongsidedrummer Philly Joe Jones, fellow saxophonist John Coltrane and pianist Bill Evans. Born into a...

Bill Evans, The Riverside Recordings at 45rpm

Stereophile Magazine - 3 weeks ago
The set's earlier three albums—New Jazz Conceptions (1956), Everybody Digs Bill Evans (1958), and Portrait in Jazz (1959)—are very pleasurable, and each has its moments of greatness (notably the magical modal "Peace Piece" on Everybody Digs); but...

Maria Schneider to perform free jazz concert Thursday night

Galesburg Register-Mail - 2 weeks ago
As a musician, Schneider's music has come from across genres, from jazz great Bill Evans to '60s and '70s pop and Brazilian and Flamenco music. The tie between much of this, Schneider says, is the deep cultural roots that built these musical styles...

Jazz Music Review

The Vector: NJIT's Student Newspaper - 2 weeks ago
An endless list of classic composers can be found when delving into the world of Jazz and there are many good places to start. From John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, to Dave Brubeck the list is never-ending. “Kind of...

Give it up for the Piano Player

City Pulse - 2 weeks ago
But jazz insiders know Kressler as a protean talent who can pivot on a dime. One minute he's writing an oomphing arrangement for the MSU Marching Band; the next, he's conjuring delicate flickers of melody that recall lyrical jazz pianist Bill Evans...

Dynamic Pianist/Vocalist Eliane Elias Marvels at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall With a Doubleheader of Inspiration

HuffPost - 4 weeks ago
In the first part of the program, she'll be playing tribute to pianist Bill Evans, in an instrumental trio setting with the jazz icon's final rhythm team of drummer Joe LaBarbera and bassist (and her husband) Marc Johnson. Then after the intermission...

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