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August 16, 1929 - September 15, 1980


The "Bill Evans Trio" perform in London on March 19, 1965.


Bill Evans, piano
Chuck Israels, bass
Larry Bunker, drums

William John Evans, born in Plainfield, New Jersey, in August 1929, is considered one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time.

He was classically trained and attended Southeastern Louisiana University before moving to New York where he worked for a time with fellow pianist and bandleader George Russell.

Evans joined the "Miles Davis Sextet" in 1958 and was featured on the groups top selling 1959 LP release "Kind of Blue."

After leaving the Davis' group in late '59, Bill Evans worked primarily in a trio setting with Paul Motian, and Scott LaFaro later replaced by Chuck Israels.

In June 1961 his trio released their highly acclaimed albums "Sunday at the Village Vanguard" and "Waltz for Debby."

In spite of being a highly accomplished jazz musician with a string of hit records to his credit Evans was a tortured spirit plagued with bouts of severe depression coupled with drug addition.

A number of his original compositions including "Waltz for Debby" have become standards frequently performed by other artists.

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