JBGB Events present

Norma Winstone & Nikki Iles 'A Time Remembered - The Music Of Bill Evans'

featuring Stan Sulzmann & Dave Green

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Last Show: Thursday 13 th January 2022

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

After an amazing weekend at The Pheasantry in November, this show is back. Following huge demand we are bringing this fantastic concert to the iconic PizzaExpress Jazz ClubBill Evans was one of the most groundbreaking pianists of the last century who pushed the boundaries of jazz piano playing to new levels. His intimate sound, combined with his advanced harmonic and rhythmic capabilities are still influencing musicians today. Four UK jazz legends unite for this special tribute to the undoubted master of the modern jazz piano trio, Bill Evans. This intimate evening in the company of true jazz greats with personal memories and anecdotes will feature originals from the group as well as some Evans originals that have now entered the jazz canon.

Norma Winstone pioneered the approach to wordless vocals in jazz, as well creating countless word-settings with Kenny WheelerRalph Towner and John TaylorStan Sulzmann’s highly personal, haunting but forward-looking style has won him many admirers and colleagues, including Gil EvansMichael Brecker and Mike Gibbs.

Nikki Iles’ 25 years experience playing, composing and teaching have made her one of the finest modern jazz pianists in Europe and voted Best Pianist in the 2018 British Jazz Awards Her fluent and creative playing has been heard with the finest UK musicians, including Kenny Wheeler and Tina MayDave Green’s surefooted approach made him the bassist of choice for visiting artists such as Sonny RollinsColeman Hawkins and Ben Webster in the 60s. He remains in high demand today.