The Bill Evans Trio at the Village Vanguard, 1961

It is the afternoon of a Sunday in New York City, June 1961. Producer Orrin Keepnews, head of the independent jazz label Riverside, descends the stairs to the basement at 178 7th avenue, a small wedge-shaped room with low ceilings, known to jazz enthusiasts as the Village Vanguard. The simple looking room is an ideal spot for jazz  performances. For unexplained … Continue reading The Bill Evans Trio at the Village Vanguard, 1961