Jazz Piano Workshop, 1965

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The following concert in Berlin in 1965 may well be the greatest piano jazz summit ever documented on film. It featured Earl Hines
Earl Hines
Earl Hines
1903 - 1983
piano
, Teddy Wilson
Teddy Wilson
Teddy Wilson
1912 - 1986
piano
, John Lewis
John Lewis
John Lewis
b.1920
piano
, Lennie Tristano
Lennie Tristano
Lennie Tristano
1919 - 1978
piano
Bill Evans
Bill Evans
Bill Evans
1929 - 1980
piano
and Jaki Byard
Jaki Byard
Jaki Byard
1922 - 1999
piano
. I have no idea why the sound goes dead when Evans comes out, but I snooped around and found the segment elsewhere and posted it below. Just stop the first clip and start the second one, resuming the other when it's over (moving past the dead Evans clip, of course). What a concert!...



Here's the Bill Evans segment...


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