Does Bill Evans Swing?
With so much of his work now available, it is possible to assess the contribution of a hugely influential pianist dismissed by some as a “jazz pretender.”
About the Author
Terry Teachout is COMMENTARY’s critic-at-large and the drama critic of the Wall Street Journal. Satchmo at the Waldorf, his first play, runs through November 4 at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut.