The Life and Music of Bill Evans

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July 6 – 10 A chronological overview of the career and music of Bill Evans, including his trio recordings from 1956 – 1980, as well as his work as a sideman with Miles Davis, Bob Brookmeyer, Tony Bennett, and Toots Thielemans. ┬áThis will include an examination of his compositional output.

Course Description

This class is devoted to Bill Evans’s music, including his work as a sideman, trio leader, and solo pianist, with emphasis on the evolution of his trio innovations.