We remember famous arranger and bandleader Gil Evans

March 20, 1988 – Mr.Gil Evans, Canadian jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader passed away aged 74. He is remembered.

SELECTED ALBUMS

Miles Davis’ “Porgy and Bess” is a studio album (featuring arrangements by Davis and Gil Evans from the George Gershwin’s opera) recorded on July 22 and August 18, 1958. >>

“Miles Ahead” by Miles Davis is his first collaboration with Gil Evans after the” Birth of the Cool” sessions, recorded on May 6, 10, 23, 27 and August 22, 1957. >>

Recorded on November 18 & 30, December 10 & 15, 1960, “Out of the Cool” is an album by The Gil Evans Orchestra. >>

“New Bottle Old Wine” by Gil Evans is an album featuring Cannonball Adderley as the only soloist, recorded between April 9 and May 26, 1958. >>

“The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix” is an album recorded on June 11, 12 & 13, 1974. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1974] 16 pieces Gil Evans Orchestra is to play at “Umbria Jazz” on Piazza della Fontana Maggiore in Perugia, Italy >> 10 MINUTES >>