Bill Evans  American Pianist

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Bill Evans passed away on 15th Sep 1980 aged 51.


Bill Evans is a 51 year old American Pianist. Born William John Evans on 16th August, 1929 in Plainfield, New Jersey, USA, he is famous for American jazz pianist in a career that spans 1950s–1980. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Bill Evans is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American musicians, Grammy Award-winning artists and 20th-century pianists.


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    William John "Bill" Evans (/ˈɛvəns/, August 16, 1929 – September 15, 1980) was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly worked in a trio setting. Evans' use of impressionist harmony, inventive interpretation of traditional jazz repertoir...

    First Name Bill
    Last Name Evans
    Full Name at Birth William John Evans
    Alternative Name Bill Evans
    Age 51 (age at death) years
    Birthday 16th August, 1929
    Birthplace Plainfield, New Jersey, USA
    Died 15th September, 1980
    Place of Death New York, New York, USA
    Cause of Death Ulcera
    Build Slim
    Hair Color Brown - Dark
    Zodiac Sign Leo
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Pianist
    Occupation Pianist
    Claim to Fame American jazz pianist
    Music Genre (Text) Jazz, modal jazz, third stream, cool jazz, post-bop
    Music Genre Jazz, Cool, Piano
    Year(s) Active 1950s–1980
    Music Style Cool, Post-Bop, Modal Music, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Saxophone Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Contemporary Jazz
    Music Mood Intimate, Reserved, Reflective, Melancholy, Elegant, Sophisticated, Literate, Amiable/Good-Natured, Calm/Peaceful, Gentle, Sentimental, Complex, Romantic, Soothing, Cerebral, Restrained, Refined/Mannered, Bittersweet, Wistful, Somber, Enigmatic, Rollicking, Playful, Passionate, Gritty, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor)
    Instrument Piano, Leader
    Instrument (text) Piano
    Record Label Riverside, Verve, Fantasy
    Associated Acts George Russell, Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Philly Joe Jones, Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian, Eddie Gómez, Marty Morell, Tony Bennett, Jim Hall, Monica Zetterlund
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