Bill Evans Trio

Essential Albums

  • Waltz for Debby (Original Jazz Classics Remasters) [with Paul Motian & Scott LaFaro]

About Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans formed his first trio with friends Connie Atkinson and Frank Robell before graduating from high school. ∙ In 1959, Evans formed his first major jazz trio—with bassist Scott LaFaro and drummer Paul Motian—which recorded Portrait in Jazz that same year. ∙ Evans recorded his Grammy-winning 1968 album, Bill Evans - At The Montreux Jazz Festival, with bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Jack DeJohnette. ∙ In 1968, he formed his longest-running trio with Eddie Gomez and drummer Marty Morell. ∙ He won two Grammy Awards for his 1971’s The Bill Evans Album, which also featured Eddie Gomez and Marty Morell. ∙ The two members of Evans’ last trio, bassist Marc Johnson and drummer Joe LaBarbera, also played on the pianist’s Grammy-winning 1979 album, We Will Meet Again.

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