Happily, we have the music, which endures; after seeing Bill Evans: Time Remembered, this viewer spent the next morning in deep connection with early Evans masterworks, giving special attention to the quiet, Satie-inflected "Peace Piece," wishing nothing less for its author.
One note for readers interested in checking out the film: as of this article being posted, the producers have not been able to find a national or international distributor for it. Going it alone, Bruce Spiegel is working with music schools and jazz clubs around the U.S., the U.K., and Europe to offer free showings in cities with jazz communitieshe's even making it available for home screenings. For more information, or to view it online, there is a web site.
I love jazz because it is simply a music of my heart since I was about 12 years old.
I was first exposed to jazz when I heard Sonny Boy Williamson play harmonica. My introduction to jazz went through blues music.