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Bill Evans

Bill Evans is an American jazz and pop saxophonist. In the early 1980s he played with Mark Egan and Danny Gottlieb on Elements. His instruments are mainly tenor and soprano saxophones, but he also plays piano and sings individual pieces during his performances. He achieved great fame as a sideman with Miles Davis (1980 to 1984) and plays with Randy Brecker, John Scofield, Les McCann, Lee Ritenour, Vinnie Colaiuta, Herbie Hancock, David Sanborn, Ron Carter, Mick Jagger, Victor Bailey, Dave Weckl, Dennis Chambers, Dino Betti van der Noot and Victor Wooten, among others. From 1981 he played more often with Gil Evans’ band. From 1984 he was a member of John McLaughlin’s newly formed Mahavishnu Orchestra.