Skip to content
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Intermodulating Undercurrents: The Music of Bill Evans and Jim Hall

Apr 30, 2023 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

In the Dunsmore Jazz Room with enchanting lakeside views.

Dinner and drinks service starts 1 hour before showtimes.

Sublime Piano / Guitar Jazz

Larry McDonough saw Bill Evans perform in the 1970s, and Joel Shapira met Jim Hall when he lived in New York City. They will perform music from their new live recording celebrating the music of pianist Bill Evans and guitarist Jim Hall. Included will be pieces from the classic Evans and Hall recordings “Undercurrent” and “Intermodulation” along with pieces that Evans and Hall performed separately that they might have included in another recording had Bill Evans lived longer, and pieces written by Larry and Joel in the spirit of Evans and Hall. Hear the magic Bill Evans and Jim Hall made and what might have been.

Joel Shapira, guitar

Larry McDonough, piano

Guitarist Joel Shapira is a nationally acclaimed musician residing in St. Paul / Minneapolis MN. He’s a leader and/or member of multiple top Twin Cities’ jazz ensembles, as well as a master of the demanding discipline of solo guitar. He performs regularly with world class musicians, has numerous recordings to his credit, and is an artist featured on the NYC record label Unseen Rain Records.

“Joel Shapira is a multifaceted guitarist with a singular sound and broad vision. Along with consummate pianist Larry McDonough, they have exceeded the dream of many a piano/guitar duo by not only offering a tribute to Bill Evans and Jim Hall, but by creating an artifact of great beauty” –Jack DeSalvo, guitar virtuoso and president of Unseen Rain Records, NYC


Dunsmore Jazz Room
6161 Hwy 65 NE
Minneapolis, MN 55432 United States

Join our mailing list

* indicates required