DADO MORONI, EDDIE GOMEZ,
JOE LA BARBERA
Eddie Gomez and Joe La Barbera... I’d like to thank these fantastic artists and wonderful human beings for being so inspiring on and off the bandstand, for speaking to my soul and simply for making me feel like a kid in an amusement park! Special thanks to Alessandro Travi, Luca Lisi and Luca Deluigi, Roberto Vigo and my family, my wife Ada and my son Oscar Alfredo Shasa, whose smiles alone everyday bring new music into my heart, my parents Alfredo and Isabella and my sister Monica.
There are few musicians I would trust to tour and record a Bill Evans project such as this. Dado and Joe are consumate Artists with the right spirit, skill, and credentials. I think we served Bill’s memory well.
Working with Dado and Eddie is a joy and an honor. The music feels fresh every time we play because of their artistry and spirit. I am proud to be on stage with both of them.
“Kind of Bill” describes perfectly the intent of the project to capture the music and magic of famed pianist Bill Evans. Created by pianist Dado Moroni, this album features the Grammy® award winner bassist Eddie Gomez (Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Dizzy Gillespie) and Evans’ drummer Joe La Barbera. KIND OF BILL is an homage which doesn't strictly include Bill's compositions. But also includes songs that under Evans' fingers became entirely new, and original songs by Moroni, Gomez and La Barbera.