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Master Class #14: Bill Evans

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Bill Evans (1929-1980) is one of the all-time great jazz pianists. Among his many achievements, he pioneered a radically new, romantic style of playing ballads, wrote a large body of original compositions that have become part of the standard jazz repertoire, was the leader of many of the seminal jazz trios in the 1960's and 70's, and was a member of the Miles Davis group that recorded Kind of Blue. Bill's pianstic touch, beautiful voicings, unusual and highly advanced rhythmic sense, and overall musical sensitivity make him one of the gret figures in jazz piano history.

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