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Bill Evans: Switzerland, 1975


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Before I share with you a beautiful recording by Bill Evans, my apologies for the broken links in yesterday's email blast of my Phil Schaap post. The service I use—Feedblitz—screwed up. According to a member of their trouble-shooting team, the link was incorrectly classified by the service's anti-abuse systems. What set off alarms was the use of “index.php" in the target URL (Phil's page), which is very rarely used by real-world web sites but often used by spammers trying to hide potentially hostile web sites under layers of multiple redirects.

Feedblitz apologized for the error. So let me give you the link again. To access the vast archive of Phil Schaap's shows—including Bird Flight, his hosted birthday broadcasts of legendary artists, and other assorted Phil-hosted programming—go here and scroll down.

And now for Bill Evans. The following audio clip features a bootleg of the Bill Evans Trio performing in Epalinges, Switzerland, in 1975. The hour and 18-minute concert was broadcast originally by Radio Suisse and is among my favorite Evans live recordings. Evans is relaxed, measured and swinging. He was joined by bassist Eddie Gomez and the feathery drummer Eliot Zigmund. The sound is superb. Go here...

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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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