This enthralling book is the first biography in English of Bill Evans, one of the most influential of all jazz pianists.
Peter Pettinger, himself a concert pianist, describes Evans's life (the personal tragedies and commercial successes), his musicmaking (technique, compositional methods, and approach to group playing), and his legacy.
The book also includes a full discography and dozens of photographs.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 366 pages, 40 b-w illus.
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 11/08/2002
- Category: Jazz
- ISBN: 9780300097276