Bill Evans and his band Soulgrass perform over an hour of killer tunes for the famous German television show “Rockpalast” on Nov 15th, 2014. Recorded live at the “Leverkusen Jazztage” in Leverkusen, Germany.
Had a great night at The Paradox, Tilburg!
Mouthpiece fans, even though we are still working on it, we are closer than ever to getting the first prototype copy of the “Bill Evans Signature” tenor sax mouthpiece finished. It really plays great, feels and sounds like my mouthpiece. We’ve been working on this for over a year, it’s incredibly exciting. I have never played a mouthpiece that plays as good as mine, EVER, and I’m not going to release one that isn’t exactly like mine; we’re almost there. We are working on the logo, packaging etc. A lot of things go into making a mouthpiece, but let me assure you, the BES (Bill Evans Signature) will blow everything else out of the park. This I know. I’ve tried everything else! :)
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Some great shots by our friend Jayne Tansey-Patron.
Did we ever have a blast at this gig! The CT crowd rocked, we rocked back – just kept feeding off each other. Can’t wait to do it again!
When Warren Haynes Presents: The Xmas Jam brought Bill in as a “guest at large” – they put him to work! Playing with Gov’t Mule at PreJam (December 12th), with Gov’t Mule again on the 13th at the Civic Center, then with Aquarium Rescue Unit and “Sco Mule” on the 14th.
Here’s an announcement I’m thrilled to make! We’re getting ready to release “Bill Evans Soulgrass – Live in Moscow” in early October.
During the fall of 2013 we performed 14 concerts as part of a U.S. State Dept. tour of Russia. Live performances were recorded at The Tsereteli Gallery of Arts in Moscow, October 29, 2013 and The Spaso House, U.S. Ambassador Residence, in Moscow on November 14, 2013. (more…)
Before heading off to Japan, Canada and all across Europe, The Evans/Stern Band feat. Tom Kennedy and Dennis Chambers put on 6 shows in 3 nights at NYC’s famous Iridium Jazz Club. Here are some photos from the show on June 14th, 2014. Enjoy!