Bill Evans was a successful and influential American Jazz pianist and composer. In 1956, Bill Evans formed his own trio, which became one of the most well-known piano trios in Jazz history. In 1958, Evans joined Miles Davis's first quintet. This group is known for their immersion in modal Jazz and releasing best-selling Jazz album, Kind Of Blue. His popular trio released numerous critically-acclaimed albums including Sunday at the Village Vanguard (1961) and Waltz for Debby (1961). During his career, Bill Evans won seven GRAMMY Awards and was nominated for 18.