Bill Evans Trio
Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans Trio

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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