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Bill Evans By Peter Pettinger

Bill Evans
by Peter Pettinger

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Based on conversations with many of Evans's friends and colleagues, this biography describes the life, the music making, and the legacy of Bill Evans, the American jazz artist. Pettinger assesses Evans's recordings and analyzes his technique, tone production and compositional methods.
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Bill Evans: How My Heart Sings by Peter Pettinger

Bill Evans (1929-1980) is universally acknowledged as one of the most influential of all jazz pianists. Classically trained on flute, violin, and piano, Evans chose jazz - specifically the jazz piano trio - as his medium. This biography tells Evan's story. Based on research and conversations with many of Evan's friends and colleagues, as well as Pettinger's firsthand memories of performances at the Village Vanguard in New York and Ronnie Scott's jazz club in London, it describes the life, the musicmaking and the legacy of this major American jazz artist. The author asseses Evan's recordings and analyzes his technique, tone production, approach to group playing, and compositional methods. With a full discography and dozens of photographs, the volume should be welcomed by jazz fans and general readers alike.

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GOR004282040
Bill Evans: How My Heart Sings by Peter Pettinger
Peter Pettinger
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Yale University Press
1998-08-21
356
0300071930
9780300071931
N/A
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