Bill Evans http://wrti.org en Bob Perkins Recommends...THE TONY BENNETT-BILL EVANS ALBUM http://wrti.org/post/bob-perkins-recommendsthe-tony-bennett-bill-evans-album <p>What would happen if an inventive jazz record label decided to blend a great singer of standard-pop ballads with an outstanding jazz pianist? The two artists would be on their own--no other musicians--just the two of them, performing a number of time-honored classics.<br /><br />Well, there was such an occurrence in June of 1975, at the Fantasy Recording Studios in Berkeley, California, when and where Tony Bennett and Bill Evans were recorded. A better result could not have been imagined.<br /> Thu, 31 May 2012 15:58:26 +0000 Bob Perkins 3936 at http://wrti.org Bob Perkins Recommends...THE TONY BENNETT-BILL EVANS ALBUM Around The Jazz Internet: April 6, 2012 http://wrti.org/post/around-jazz-internet-april-6-2012 Poll: does <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/blogsupreme/status/187191636684587008/photo/1" target="_blank">this</a> look like Duke Ellington or not? How about <a href="http://murallocator.org/2010/01/duke-ellington-mural/" target="_blank">this</a>? Washington D.C. wants to know.<p><ul><p><li>The Jazz Internet hubbub of this week centers around the band BADBADNOTGOOD, a young trio from Toronto known for instrumental covers of hip-hop and dubstep beats. Sun, 08 Apr 2012 16:47:51 +0000 Patrick Jarenwattananon 3739 at http://wrti.org Around The Jazz Internet: April 6, 2012 Carol Robbins, harp http://wrti.org/post/carol-robbins-harp-0 <p>Jill's guest this week is jazz harpist Carol Robbins. A student of the late Dorothy Ashby, she was heavily influenced by the lush harmonies of pianist Bill Evans, and contemporary jazz musicians with whom she often plays. Her latest album with Billy Childs has been nominated for three Grammy's.</p> Sat, 21 Jan 2006 16:44:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1672 at http://wrti.org