MY BILL EVANS: A Personal Conversation” will be performed by the “Joel Zelnik Trio” on Friday, March 14, and Friday, April 18, 2014, at 6:30pm . They will perform at the 76 House, 110 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10903. 845-359-5476.
This timely program is based on the dialogues between Joel Zelnik and Bill Evans, a 7 time Grammy Award Winner, at the “Village Gate” during the mid-1960’s. Signature Evans works are performed and Joel plays pieces he enjoys that show the Evans influence.
Joel had the great fortune of playing at the Top of the Gate in NYC during the mid 60’s, on Monday nights. It was on these Mondays that he split sets with the Bill Evans Trio, and his greatness has stayed with Joel right up to the present. Bill said to Joel,”as a musician, it’s not what you play, but how you play it.” Joel has lived that in his own piano playing no matter what style or circumstance....