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Bill Evans – Interplay
I, like “everybody,” also dig Bill Evans.
Thanks in small part to his fundamental quietude, and largely due to his jazz sensei liner notes to Kind of Blue, Bill Evans has taken on a kind of holy bodhisattvic role in the history of modern jazz, emerging as a sort of a zen shaman of the Soto school; playing Dogen to Bud Powell’s wild-eyed Rinzai passions, or Monk’s Bodhidharma eccentricisms. 80 more words
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