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50th anniversary of Bill Evan’s Live at Village Vanguard

A friend of mine sent out this marvelous e-mail. I have to share it. Fifty years ago today a miracle occurred.  One of the best jazz albums of all times was recorded, Sunday at The Village Vanguard, featuring Bill Evans on piano, Paul Motian on drums (still playing the NY scene), and Scotty LaFaro on bass (killed in a car crash less than two weeks after this recording).  This is a desert-island disc and features some of the most telepathic communication between players ever heard in any form of music. Even people who know nothing about jazz are familiar with Miles

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