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Bill Evans

Happy Birthday Lee Konitz. ‘Cool Lee’

This day (October 13, 1927), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Lee Konitz, an American jazz composer and alto saxophonist. Digest Tracklist : Darn that dream (2018) . @ SeixalJazz (2017) . Body & Soul . Live In Italy (2012) . Solar (2008) . w/ Zimbo Trio – Luiza (1999) . w/ Frank Wunch – Thingin’ […]

Miles Davis makes a come-back (1981)

October 4, 1981 – Miles Davis makes a come-back after a six years hiatus at Shinjuku in Tokyo. His band will feature Marcus Miller (b), Bill Evans (s), Mike Stern (g), Mino Cinelu (perc) and Al Foster (d).

This week In Jazz Legends (special collaborations) 20

Bobby McFerrin, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Randy Crawford, Joe Sample, Kenny Garrett, Roy Ayers, Oscar D’Leon, Steve Turre, Joe Zawinul, Trilok Gurtu, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Lenny White, Jim Hall, Attila Zoller, Red Mitchell, Daniel Humair, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Grady Tate, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Hermeto Pascoal, Stan Getz, Larry Coryell, […]

Bill Evans in Europe – The Sixties

For the first time, in August 1964, Bill Evans goes to Europe. Taking drummer Larry Bunker and bassist Chuck Israels to Stockholm in Sweden for a session with local singer Monica Zetterlund and a taping at the national television. For the rest of the sixties, Evans and different trios will come back steadily. (Spring 1965 […]

Lieb & the Miles’ Sopranos

Dave Liebman, who turns 70 today belongs to the “soprano sax players featured on a Miles Davis studio record” small club. A club of eleven members – not counting anyone we may have missed : Wayne Shorter (“Bitches Brew”, “In a Silent Way”, “Big Fun”), Kenny Garrett (“Amandla”), Dave Liebman (“On the Corner”, “Dark Magus”), […]

This week In Jazz Legends 16

Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander, Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 227 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]