May 17, 2019
A fantastic interview with Bill Evans in which he discusses the making of Kind Of Blue, Miles Davis’s musicianship and musical influences.
Also, Evans provides an inside look at the inner workings of the band that created one of the most influential and greatest jazz albums of all time.
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April 7, 2019
This is very exciting news. Previously unreleased Bill Evans Trio recordings from 1969 shows in London. As with other great artists, whenever unreleased music is discovered, it is a treasure and its release date an event. In the case of a musical genius like Bill Evans, this is a worldwide event.
Counting down the days……
JazzTimes is honored to present the premiere of “Our Love Is Here to Stay,” as performed by the Bill Evans Trio featuring bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Marty Morell at Ronnie Scott’s legendary London jazz club in December 1969. This track, along with 17 other previously unreleased recordings made during that London engagement, will appear on an upcoming album, Evans in England: Live at Ronnie Scott’s, to be issued by Resonance Records first as a limited two-LP on Apr. 13, Record Store Day, and then as a two-CD/digital release on Apr. 19.
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June 17, 2012
Here’s a terrific three part interview with Marty Morell who was the drummer in Bill Evans’s trio during the late sixties-early seventies stage of Evans’ career.
It’s a fascinating musical discussion and there are many personal anecdotes and insight on the great pianist.
Marty Morell on Bill Evans – Part 1
Marty Morell on Bill Evans – Part 2
Marty Morell on Bill Evans – Part 3