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Although this is thought of as saxophonist Bill Evans' debut as a leader, a 1982 Japanese session (later reissued on Evidence) actually precedes it by a year. Evans (on tenor, soprano, flute and synth) teams up with keyboardist Mitch Forman, bassist Mark Egan, drummer Adam Nussbaum (Danny Gottlieb takes his place on one song) and percussionist Manolo Badrena for a set of his funky originals, excellent crossover music for 1983 although it sounds a touch dated today. The performances on this out of print LP have yet to be reissued on CD.


Born: 16 August 1929 in Plainfield, NJ

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s

With the passage of time, Bill Evans has become an entire school unto himself for pianists and a singular mood unto himself for listeners. There is no more influential jazz-oriented pianist -- only McCoy Tyner exerts nearly as much pull among younger players and journeymen -- and Evans has left his mark on such noted players as Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, Brad Mehldau. Borrowing heavily from the impressionism of Debussy and Ravel, Evans brought a new, introverted, relaxed, lyrical,...
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