Bill Evans Biography

Pianist (1929–1980)
Bill Evans is best known for his jazz piano work on Miles Davis' Kind of Blue and many other records.


Bill Evans was born August 16, 1929, in Plainfield, New Jersey. Evans was first taught the piano by his mother, before moving to New York City to play. He moved quickly into the scene after returning from the Army, recording with Miles Davis on the 1958 album Kind of Blue. He continued influencing the jazz pianist scene into the 1970's.

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