I rediscovered the work of Bill Evans today while talking with one of my students about jazz piano... his approach to harmony (rootless chord clusters that move that twist and turn) as well as his sense of rhythm (crazy syncopation and effortless groove) always amazed me. Educate yourself! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahgg4G3xLZM
I love this man, and the title song here, "I've Been Loving You Too Long" is one of my all time favorite soul songs.
Classic smoothness from the master of Bossa Nova