Bill Evans

Bill Evans performing at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1978/ Photo by Brian McMillen / CC BY-SA 3.0

Bill Evans

William John ”Bill” Evans, born on August 16, 1929 in New Jersey, was an American jazzpianist.

Evans was known for his brilliant and lyrical touch, approach to chord voicings, block chords, rhythmic displacements and his trademark ”singing” melodic lines.

Bill Evans, being just 51 years old, passed away on September 15, 1980, in New York City.




Bill Evans Jazz Piano Collection cover