Jazz Birthdays - August 16

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Bill Evans - 1929 - 1980  
He was one of the most influential pianists in modern jazz. His introspective lyricism and classical impressionistic flourishes have influenced a legion of jazz pianists.
He mostly worked in a trio setting. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. Unlike many other jazz musicians of his time, Evans never embraced new movements like jazz fusion or free jazz.

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