The Central Illinois Jazz Society


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Title: The Central Illinois Jazz Society
Description: The Central Illinois Jazz Society Serving Central Illinois Since 1978
Presents Note: No House Band for this event.
Sunday at the Village Vanguard at 60: A Bill Evans Tribute Time: 6PM- 8:30 PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Jazz Nights in the Heights at Trailside Event Center, second floor of Trefzger's Bakery, 4416 N. Prospect Road, Peoria Heights.

During the two years after he performed on the Miles Davis album Kind of Blue, Bill Evans (piano) collaborated with Scott LaFaro (base) and Paul Motian (drums) to develop an innovative, interactive style of piano trio playing. That trio's work culminated in performances recorded live at the Village Vanguard on June 25, 1961, and released as the Sunday at the Village Vanguard and Waltz for Debby albums, each of which is commonly listed among the best live jazz albums of all time. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of those recordings, the Central Illinois Jazz Society presents an evening devoted to the music of Bill Evans. A set of Evans compositions will be followed by a set of piano trio pieces selected from the 1961 recordings. Featured musicians will include George Turner on guitar, Derel Monteith on piano, Andy Crawford on bass, and Jason Brannon on drums. Sponsored by Greg and Jodi Peine. .

For more information visit or call 243-1582. Beverages are available for purchase at this live jazz program.
Admission: $6.00 Members $10.00 Non-Members Students are free

The Central Illinois Jazz Society (CIJS) is a non-profit organization that is open to anyone who enjoys jazz. You do not have to be a musician to be a member or to attend our programs. Please consider joining the Central Illinois Jazz Society and supporting live jazz.
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