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Gil Evans

Miles Davis records ‘Sketches of Spain’ for Columbia (1959)

Miles Davis’ ‘Sketches of Spain’ is an album (including an extended version of the second movement of Joaquin Rodrigo’s ‘Concierto de Aranjuez’) recorded on November 20, 1959 & March 10, 1960 and released on July 18, 1960 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Concierto De Aranjuez (Adagio) (Joaquín Rodrigo) – 16:19 . 2.Will O’ The Wisp […]

This week In Jazz Legends (“Jazz tours Europe”) 25

John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Herbie Hancock, Mwandishi, Benny Goodman, Gil Evans, Freddie Hubbard, Sun Ra, Joe Pass, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Sonny Rollins, Joe Lovano,Terence Blanchard. They are the “Jazz Legends (“Jazz tours Europe”)” performers selected among the 310 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]

The Manhattan Transfer release their twelfth album : ‘The Offbeat Of…

The Manhattan Transfer’s ‘The Offbeat Of Avenues’ is their twelfth album released on August 13, 1991 by Columbia. Track listing : 1.The Offbeat of Avenues (Cheryl Bentyne, Prince) – 04:55 . 2.Sassy (Cheryl Bentyne, Bill Bodine, Janis Siegel) – 04:49 . 3.10 Minutes Till the Savages Come (Jeff Lorber, Janis Siegel, Brock Walsh) – 03:58 […]

Warner Bros. release ‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux,’ a…

‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux’ is the last album (a collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival) recorded by Miles Davis and released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros. Track listing : 1.Introduction (Quincy Jones, Claude Nobs) – 01:23 . 2.Boplicity (Cleo Henry) – 03:40 . 3.Introduction to Miles Ahead […]

This week In Jazz Legends 14

Sonny Rollins, Frank Foster, John Faddis, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, VSOP II, Laurindo Almeida, Johnny Griffin, Herbie Hancock, Santana, Gil Evans, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Globe Unity Orchestra, Ornette Coleman. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 290 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ with Hank…

‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ is a live album subtitled ‘The Legendary Performances of May 19, 1961’ and released the next year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) – 12:04 . 2.Spring Is Here (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 03:58 . 3.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 10:55 . 4.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) – […]

Miles Davis records ‘Sorcerer’ with Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams…

Miles Davis’ ‘Sorcerer’ is the third of five albums recorded on May 16–24, 1967, with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams and Ron Carter and released on October 23, 1967 by Columbia . Track Listing : 1.Prince Of Darkness (Wayne Shorter) – 06:30 . 2.Pee Wee (Tony Williams) – 04:51 . 3.Masqualero (Wayne Shorter) – […]

We remember Gil Evans

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

Miles Davis records with John Scofield and Mike Stern, ‘Star…

Miles Davis’ ‘Star People’ is a studio album recorded on August 11, 1982 & February 3, 1983 with John Scofield and Mike Stern among others and released the same year In 1983 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Come Get It (Miles Davis) – 11:01 . 2.It Gets Better (Miles Davis) – 10:07 . 3.Speak (Miles […]

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett’s ‘Tony’ is an album (re-titled ‘Tony Bennett Showcase’) produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis Dunlap, Earl Hines) – 02:14 . 3.I’M Just A Lucky […]

Gil Evans brings his Orchestra to New-York (1988)

January 11, 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 […]

Warner Bros. publish Jaco Pastorius’ third album :…

Jaco Pastorius ‘Invitation’ is his third album recorded with his Word of Mouth big band and released in December 1983 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper) – 06:57 . 2.Amerika (Traditional) – 01:09 . 3.Soul Intro/The Chicken (Pee Wee Ellis, Jaco Pastorius) – 06:49 . 4.Continuum (Jaco Pastorius) – 04:28 . 5.Liberty […]