Bill Evans Trio was a pioneer of jazz piano trio, and their signature sound of rich chordal voicing to delicate feel was exquisite sound to listen to. We are all enriched by their music and wanted to re-create their sound and deliver to you in Christchurch audience. Let us lead you to Bill Evans’ sound world. This concert will be the Romantic era of Jazz Music; portraying the Debussy like sound.
Nanako Sato has been obsessed about Bill Evans trio just like the most of jazz pianists once has in their lifetime. Sato is mostly known as the pianist/vocalist for Big Bands, but this time, she is going back to her roots, playing with her newly formed piano trio. The bassist of the Garden City Big band Russell Steadman and groovy yet sensitive drummer Chris Seal. She has invited her gig partner Hanafi Machirus to do some tunes dedicated from the legendary album “Under Current”.
Piano - Nanako Sato
Bass – Russell Steadman
Drums – Chris Seal
Special Guest (guitar) – Hanafi Machirus