Legendary jazz solos – Share your favorites/discuss their impact

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    Greg PercifieldGreg Percifield
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    Hey fellow jazz lovers!

    We all have those memorable jazz piano solos that have left a lasting impression on us, whether it’s because of their emotional depth, technical prowess, or unique approach. These solos can inspire us, challenge us, and even change the way we think about music.

    In this thread, let’s share and discuss our favorite legendary jazz piano solos, and dive into the reasons why they’ve had such a profound impact on us and the jazz world.

    To kick things off, here’s a video of Bill Evans’ iconic solo on “Waltz for Debby” from his 1961 album “Sunday at the Village Vanguard”:

    Bill Evans’ solo on “Waltz for Debby” is a masterclass in lyricism and harmonic sophistication. The way he weaves intricate lines and rich, nuanced voicings together creates a captivating musical tapestry that has influenced countless pianists over the years.

    What are some of your favorite legendary jazz piano solos? Share YouTube links, discuss the solos’ impact on you and the jazz community, and let’s celebrate the incredible artistry of jazz piano together!

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