Thanks for the link - I'm listening to this right now. I really like Marion Mcpartland;s show - ever heard Becker and Fagan on her show?
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Thanks for the recommendation and link. A remarkeable story for a young man who has battled autism. He does remind me a bit of Evans on his slower pieces, which is a high compliment.
For Evan's fans, I also recommend Bill Charlap, who displays a lyrical imagination that reminds me of Evans, especially on upbeat tunes. Charlap isn't a composer like Evans; he mostly plays jazz standards, but he does so with a virtuosity and lyricism that is wonderful. Here's a link to him playing In the Still of the Night at the Village Vangaurd: