August 6, 2018 6:16 AM Subscribe
In "Broken Time: 'Nardis' and the Curious History of a Jazz Obsession", MeFi's own Steve "digaman" Silberman brings us the story of the "Pale, bespectacled, and soft-spoken" jazz pianist Bill Evans and his obsession with Miles Davis's modal composition "Nardis". Evans recorded more than a dozen versions over the next twenty-plus years and played it countless times live. Davis never recorded the song himself, and said that only Evans played it "the way it was meant to be played".
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