We remember 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. >>

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

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. >>

“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. >>

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

MORE VIDEOS

[1959] CBS program “The Robert Herridge Theater” will record Miles Davis with the Gil Evans Orchestra plus a group including John Coltrane at Studio 61 in New York >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] Gil Evans and his Orchestra – that is Miles Evans (tp), Lew Soloff (tp) Shinzo Ono (tp), Alex Foster (ts), Chris Hunter (as), John Clark (f hrn), Dave Taylor (tb), Dave Bargeron (tb), Tom “Bones” Malone (bs, tuba), Gil Goldstein (synth), Pete Levin (synth), Hiram Bullock (g), Mark Egan (b) and Danny Gottlieb (d)- perform at Sweet Basil in New-York City >> 206 MINUTES on RVM >>

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

[1976] The Gil Evans Orchestra with George Adams on sax is at “Jazz Jamboree” in Warsaw, Poland >> 13 MINUTES on RVM >>

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