As far as I know Bill Evans primarily used Steinway pianos although I believe when he asked to choose a piano for the Village Vanguard he chose a Yamaha.
Besides, was Bill Evans left handed?
1. Left-hand rootless voicings. Bill Evans single-handedly changed the sound of jazz piano—literally, with his left hand! These compact voicings also have inherently smooth voice leading.
Similarly, why is Bill Evans important?
More than 25 years after his death, Bill Evans remains one of the most important pianists in modern jazz. The New York jazz scene allowed him to hone his craft and mingle with pianists such as Bud Powell, Horace Silver, Lennie Tristano, and George Shearing.
Did Bill Evans play with Miles Davis?
Evans would join Miles Davis's band in April, 1958, replacing pianist Red Garland. During this period Evans's opportunities and focus on his own career would lead him to depart the group, then rejoin in early 1959 for the recording of Davis's epic Kind of Blue. “Bill had this quiet fire that I loved on piano.
Who did Bill Evans marry?