I am interested in other keyboard sounds, but basically I'm an acoustic pianist. I’ve been happy to use the Fender-Rhodes to add a little colour to certain performances but only as an adjunct [...] It's hard for people to recognize individuals on an electric piano. Because it is an electric instrument, it's hard for a personality to come through.
Interview with Chris Albertson, The Jazz Set, 1971
As the painter needs his framework of parchment, the improvising musical group needs its framework in time.Bill Evans