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I Remember Bill

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I Remember Bill

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Don Sebesky
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a B

Thoughtful and daringly conceived one moment, lightweight and saccharine the next, arranger Sebesky’s heartfelt tribute to the innovative pianist Bill Evans, I Remember Bill, triumphs despite its occasional missteps. Recasting Evans’ compositions and memorable solos for alternate instrumentation (piano is never featured), Sebesky honors both the lyricism and high-minded musicianship of one of jazz’s greatest individualists. B