Bill Evans Time Remembered
Bruce Spiegel spent eight years talking to anyone who knew Bill Evans. Here is a sample of some of the interviews that were included in this documentary film.
Chuck Israels on who was Bill Evans?
Jazz pianist Larry Willis on the music of Bill Evans
Rom Ferri, an early friend and musician explaining Bill's commitment to the music
Felix Leiche remembering Bill's time at Southeastern Louisiana University
Southeastern Professor Louis Kohnop on Bill's classical piano playing
Pianist Frank Collett on Bill's harmonies and compositions. Collett passed away in 2016 just after the film was released
Fred Terry, drummer who played with Bill when he got started in jazz
Russ Locandra recounts his time playing with Bill in central New Jersey
Gloria Sanders, Scott Lafaro's girl friend on Scott and Bill. The song Gloria's Step was written for Gloria by Scott Lafaro and was played by the trio
Riverside records producer Orrin Keepnews on his introduction to Bill and the two sides of Bill Evans.
Jazz pianist Don Friedman on how Scott Lafaro played the bass and how Bill and Scott connected unlike most other musicians
Ashley Khan, author of the book Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece, provided great insights throughout the film
Gene Lees, long time friend of Bill, on Bill's playing and personal life
Mary Louise Williams recounts Bill's relationship with Peri. Bill wrote the song Peri's Scope for Peri
Dissection of the Music
The film does an outstanding job at dissecting albums and songs of Bill including an in-depth discussion of Kind of Blue
Chris Rudolf, son of Helen Keane on Bill's personal life and legacy. Helen Keane was Bill's producer for 18 years
Jazz Guitarist Mundell Lowe on his first and last encounter with Bill Evans
Bill Charlap dissects and explains the unique sound of Bill Evans
Pat Evans on the two brothers Bill and Harry Evans. Bill was extremely close to his older brother Harry who also played the piano
Throughout the film, New York poet Bill Zavatsky shares many of the personal conversations he had with Bill Evans
Film Screen Shots