Tag Archives: Bill Evans

Meeting Bill / April 1979 Comments Off on Meeting Bill / April 1979

Suicide is Painless Edmonton April 1979 Edmonton is brutally cold this April. Snow is piled high in sand, salt and prairie grit. It’s so cold I decide to take a cab instead of the bus to the Club tonight.  I arrive in an awkward layering of sweaters. I no longer own a winter coat. I […]

Transparent Heart Comments Off on Transparent Heart

“My heart, slippery pulsing muscle aches to know the answer ~before the question is asked” Most of Bill’s stories take place in his light filled apartment ~ the tidy kitchen where Bill has perfected the one egg omelet ~everything orderly, uplifting, unlived-in. Like a hotel or a lobby ~ a place you are just passing […]

Portrait in Jazz Comments Off on Portrait in Jazz

I came across this portrait of Bill while visiting the site of Bill’s son, film composer Evan Evans. I was taken in by the realism and the uncanny resemblance Bill has in this portrait, to his son Evan, now in his mid 30’s. It is especially apparent in the broad jaw and brooding eyes. A […]